April 13, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Ham Radio Operators Give KNYO a Boost After Tower Collapse (California)

The saga of the KNYO(LP) Ft. Bragg antenna continues with some unforeseen challenges and the support of the local community.

After the unfortunate event of the 70-foot bishop pine tree, along with the antenna, collapsing in January 2023, as documented in the Feb. 21, 2023 edition of Radio World, KNYO took swift action to acquire a Special Temporary Authorization (STA) from the FCC.

With the STA in hand, they proceeded to mount the antenna and coax onto a 25-foot mast as a temporary solution. However, their journey was far from over as they now faced the bureaucratic hurdles of installing an antenna in downtown Fort Bragg.

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