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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Thieves somehow take 200-foot radio tower
« on: February 08, 2024, 1611 UTC »
JASPER, Ala. (WBRC/Gray News) - A 200-foot AM radio tower in Alabama is gone, stolen without a trace.

WJLXs AM station signal has been greatly impacted by the theft in Walker County.

Station general manager Brett Elmore said he remains hopeful that somebody will share information to help law enforcement find those responsible for the theft

https://www.wbtv.com/2024/02/07/thieves-somehow-take-200-foot-radio-tower/
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Re: Thieves somehow take 200-foot radio tower
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2024, 2242 UTC »
Another perspective on the theft from Geerling Engineering ....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZSxb8QIIa4
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Re: Thieves somehow take 200-foot radio tower
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2024, 2359 UTC »
All reception from this location, radio and antenna.
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