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KNCO Gets City Permission to Move FM Antenna

It’s not very often that a radio station has to go before city government, but that’s what’s happened with KNCO. Acting General Manager Scott Robertson says the purpose of appearing before the Planning Commission yesterday was to get permission to move our FM station’s transmitter antenna…

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Currently, Star 94 F-M broadcasts from at only 600 watts, and reception is spotty throughout western Nevada County. The proposal is to move the antenna to the top of the Litton Building from its current location on Banner Mountain. With other regulations to follow, Robertson says he hopes the new FM signal will be working before the end of the summer…

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The federal government also has to approve an application for raising the power output. The Planning Commission approved the move of the antenna at its meeting last night.

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