An unfortunate lightning strike caused a fire at our KTUF transmitter site on April 17, 2013. 
The damage  took us off the air. Our engineers got us back up the next night on a temporary low power transmitter. Repairs are ongoing to replace all equipment. Here are some photos of our progress.
KTUF transmitter fire and ongoing repairs
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Fire damage in old transmitter building
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Portable building housing our temporary transmitter and equipment
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Large crane arrives to set our new transmitter building

















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New transmitter building in place
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One of our new transmitters