Transmitter Status http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Update: KBSU HD2 Jazz Station Is Back On Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-kbsu-hd2-jazz-station-back-air <p><em>This post was updated April 11, 2014</em></p><p>Boise State Public Radio's HD Jazz station returned to air April 11.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p><p><em>This was originally posted March 4, 2014 </em></p><p>Boise State Public Radio's HD Jazz station is down. A repair to KBSU HD2 requires a trip to the transmitter site to fix equipment.</p><p>Our engineers are aware of the issue and will work to repair the transmitter.</p><p>Thank you for your patience, and we apologize for the inconvenience.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:00:53 +0000 BSPR 41162 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Updated: KBSW Twin Falls Remains On Reduced Power, Listen Online http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/updated-kbsw-twin-falls-remains-reduced-power-listen-online <p><em>This post was updated April 11, 2014</em></p><p>Over the last several weeks, Boise State Public Radio has been in the midst of a significant technical upgrade, which in the long term will only be a benefit to our listeners who rely on NPR news programming, local news, and classical music shows.</p><p>The technical transition means KBSW 91.7 fm listeners across the Magic Valley have likely noticed intermittent outages and reduced signal strength. Those technical issues have been compounded by moving the station’s headquarters into a new broadcast facility in Boise.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:44:00 +0000 BSPR 40664 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise State Public Radio News And Classical Music Web Streams Available http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-state-public-radio-news-and-classical-music-web-streams-available <p>This post was updated April 1 at 6:45 p.m.:</p><p>Boise State Public Radio's <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/player#stream/news91">news</a> and <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/player#stream/idaho">classical music</a> web streams are now fully functional.</p><p><em>This post was updated April 1 at 10:20 a.m.:</em></p><p>The Boise State Public Radio web streams are still unavailable as engineers work to move circuits from our old broadcast facility into our new station.</p><p>We'll update this post when the streams are back online.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:21:00 +0000 BSPR 42652 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: Circuit Move Complete, Salmon And Challis Return To Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-circuit-move-complete-salmon-and-challis-return-air <p><em>This post was updated at 2:00 p.m.</em></p><p>Salmon 91.9 fm and Challis 89.7 fm returned to air at 12:15 Monday after engineers completed the circuit move.</p><p><em>Original Post:</em></p><p>Boise State Public Radio's engineers are working with one of our network providers, Century Link, to move the circuit that feeds the Salmon and Challis stations.</p><p>The circuit move means Salmon 91.9 fm and Challis 89.7 fm will be off the air Monday morning.</p><p>We anticipate the stations will be back on air by Monday afternoon.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:23:38 +0000 BSPR 42651 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Understanding The Technical Transition At Boise State Public Radio http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/understanding-technical-transition-boise-state-public-radio <p></p><p><em>This post was updated on March 31, 2014</em></p><p>As we've detailed here, Boise State Public Radio is in the midst of moving into our new broadcast facility. The move isn't just a physical one, it's also a transition from analog to digital radio. The moves, both physical and technological, have created intermittent audio dropouts across the Boise State Public Radio network. Our engineers are aware of the disruptions, and we're moving closer to a permanent fix.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:05:00 +0000 BSPR 41466 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Understanding The Technical Transition At Boise State Public Radio Updated: Brief Outage To Occur In Twin Falls, McCall http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/updated-brief-outage-occur-twin-falls-mccall <div><em>Updated 4:02 p.m.: </em>Engineers have finished moving the Twin Falls and McCall equipment.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>All stations are on the air.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><em>Original Post:</em> As part of Boise State Public Radio's<a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/its-moving-week-please-be-patient"> move into our new broadcast facility</a>, engineers are about to move the circuits that feed our stations in Twin Falls and McCall.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>We anticipate those stations will be down for less than an hour as we make the switch.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:08:55 +0000 BSPR 42002 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org After Outage, KBSW 91.7 Twin Falls Returns To Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/after-outage-kbsw-917-twin-falls-returns-air <p>Boise State Public Radio's KBSW 91.7 in Twin Falls was off the air part of March 11 and 12. It is back on the air now.</p><p>We appreciate your patience and understanding as <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/its-moving-week-please-be-patient">we're in the process of moving</a> Boise State Public Radio's broadcast equipment to a new space. There may be bumps along the way, but our engineers are working to keep those to a minimum.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:47:05 +0000 BSPR 41606 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: HD Stations Return To Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-hd-stations-return-air <p><em>Updated Feb. 12, 1:30 p.m.:</em></p><p>Boise State Public Radio's HD stations are back on the air.</p><p>Thank you for your patience as our engineers were working to solve the issue.</p><p><em>Original Post:</em></p><p>Boise State Public Radio's HD Jazz Station is off the air. Engineers are aware of the issue and are working to fix the problem.</p><p>In the meantime, you can still listen to the jazz station <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/player#stream/kbsu-hd2">live at our web stream</a>.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:15:07 +0000 BSPR 39025 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Jazz Web-Stream Gets An Upgrade http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/jazz-web-stream-gets-upgrade <p><strong><em>This post was updated Jan. 9 at 3:00 p.m.</em></strong></p><p>Boise State Public Radio's online jazz stream has been upgraded and is fully functional.</p><p><strong><em>Original Post: </em></strong>Boise State Public Radio engineers are upgrading the jazz web-stream, which means you can expect intermittent outages.</p><p>Work to upgrade the jazz web-stream will begin&nbsp; Monday and should be finished within a couple of days.</p><p>Thank you for your patience as we work to make the jazz web-stream even better!</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:46:25 +0000 BSPR 38093 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org KBSU HD Returns To Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/kbsu-hd-returns-air <p><em>Updated Jan. 2 10:15 a.m.&nbsp; </em></p><p>KBSU HD2 returned to air this morning.</p><p>Thanks for your patience.</p><p><em>Original Post Dec. 31</em></p><p>Boise State Public Radio's HD Jazz station has been off the air for several days and engineers are working to fix the problem.</p><p>The HD Jazz station includes KBSW HD2 91.7 in Twin Falls and KBSS HD2 91.1 in Sun Valley.</p><p>We're sorry for any inconvenience. Remember, you can listen live <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/player#stream/kbsu-hd2">online right here</a>.</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:21:55 +0000 BSPR 37815 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org KBSU HD Returns To Air Update: KBSY Returns To Full Power http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-kbsy-returns-full-power <p><strong>Update, Dec. 17, 3:40 p.m.</strong>: Thanks to a backup antennae installed at the Albion tower, KBSY 88.5 fm is back on the air at full power.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p><p><strong>Original Post:</strong> Boise State Public Radio's news station that serves the Burley area is operating on reduced power, which may limit its availability for some listeners. KBSY 88.5 fm is on the air at just 30 watts.</p><p>The transmitter, located in Albion, can't be reset remotely. Engineers are planning to make a repair trip Dec. 16.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:15:33 +0000 BSPR 36733 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: KBSY Returns To Full Power Updated: KBSX Returns To Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/updated-kbsx-returns-air <p><strong>Update 5:05 p.m.</strong> : KBSX is back on the air.</p><p><strong>Original Post</strong>: Boise State Public Radio's news station, KBSX 91.5 fm, is currently off the air.</p><p>Engineers are aware of the broadcast outage and are working quickly to resolve the issue.</p><p>In the meantime, our news web stream is still available. Listen online, or on your mobile device, <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/player#stream/news91">here</a>.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:35:54 +0000 BSPR 36370 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Updated: KBSX Returns To Air Update: HD Jazz Station Back On Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-hd-jazz-station-back-air <p><strong>Updated, Dec. 3 2:30 p.m.</strong>: Boise State Public Radio's HD Jazz station, KBSU HD2, returned to air Tuesday afternoon.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p><p><strong>Original Post:</strong> Boise State Public Radio's HD Jazz and KBSU HD2 stations are currently off the air and we're working to fix the issue.</p><p>Engineers are aware of the problem.</p><p>However, our web streams are still available. You <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/player#stream/kbsu-hd2">can listen here</a>.</p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 18:17:29 +0000 BSPR 36228 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org UPDATE: NPR Satellite Broadcast Issues http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-npr-satellite-broadcast-issues <p>NPR Satellite services is having a tuning issue. &nbsp;We lost the signal just before the 6 AM hour and are currently taking the Morning Edition feed off the internet. &nbsp;NPR is working on the issue and will hopefully have it fixed for later broadcast. &nbsp;Programing may be affected until this issue is fixed.</p><p>UPDATE 11/13/2013 7:02 AM &nbsp;It appears that the tuning problem has been fixed and we should experience regular programing from here.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:33:04 +0000 bspr 35412 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: Scheduled Power Outage Doesn't Impact Programming http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-scheduled-power-outage-doesnt-impact-programming <p><strong>Update 11:15 a.m.:&nbsp; </strong>Idaho Power was able to maintain power at CSI during its maintenance work which kept Boise State Public Radio programming on the air.</p><p><strong>Original Post</strong>: Due to a scheduled power outage at CSI, listeners in the Wood River Valley, Magic Valley, and in Jackpot, Nevada may experience disruptions in regular programming.</p><p>The power outage is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. today. Idaho Power crews will be working to replace the main power lines and hope to have power restored by noon today.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:08:49 +0000 BSPR 35288 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: Scheduled Power Outage Doesn't Impact Programming Update: Salmon, Challis Stations Back On Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-salmon-challis-stations-back-air <p><strong>Update, 3:30 p.m.</strong>: The Salmon station is back on the air.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p><p><strong>Original Post</strong>: Early Thursday morning we received a report that Salmon 91.9 FM went off the air. Since the Salmon station feeds 89.7 FM in Challis, both aren't available over the air right now.</p><p>Boise State Public Radio engineers are aware of the outage and are working to fix both signals as quickly as possible.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:28:25 +0000 BSPR 35126 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: Salmon, Challis Stations Back On Air Update: KBSU HD2 Jazz Station Returns To Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-kbsu-hd2-jazz-station-returns-air <p><strong>Update, Nov. 7, 3:35 p.m.</strong>: KBSU HD2 Jazz is back on the air.</p><p>Thank you for your patience.</p><p><strong>Original Pos</strong>t: KBSU HD2 Jazz station is currently down. An issue with the equipment at our headquarters in Boise means the station will require a reboot at the transmitter site.</p><p>Our engineers are aware of the problem and are working to fix the issue.</p><p>We will update this page when we have more information.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:17:55 +0000 BSPR 35063 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: Maintenance Wraps Up, KBSY Back On Air http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/update-maintenance-wraps-kbsy-back-air <p><strong>Update, Nov. 1, 1:45 p.m.</strong>: Routine maintenance on KBSY 88.5 fm's transmitter wrapped up mid afternoon, putting the station that serves Burley, Idaho back on the air.&nbsp;</p><p>Thank you for your patience. If you notice any disruptions or changes to the signal, please let us know <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/report-technical-problem">through this web form</a>.</p><p><strong>Original Post</strong>: KBSY 88.5 fm in Burley, Idaho will be off the air this afternoon for routine maintenance.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:56:43 +0000 BSPR 34586 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Update: Maintenance Wraps Up, KBSY Back On Air KBSY Is On Reduced Power http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/kbsy-reduced-power <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">KBSY is operating on reduced power right now, which means some people in the Burley/Rupert area may notice an issue with their signal. </span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Engineers have ordered replacement parts to fix the transmitter. </span></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 21:48:07 +0000 BSPR 33997 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Government Shutdown Delays Launch Of Wood River Valley Translator http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/government-shutdown-delays-launch-wood-river-valley-translator <div><p>The Boise State Public Radio engineering team recently completed the installation of a new 125 watt translator at the top of Bald Mountain in the Wood River Valley. This means listening will be more reliable in the area, and our signal will reach more places, particularly north of Ketchum.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:32:57 +0000 BSPR 33720 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Government Shutdown Delays Launch Of Wood River Valley Translator