Transmitter Status

Scheduled Outage in Salmon & Challis

Sep 2, 2015

Maintenance work in Salmon and Challis will take BSPR off air for the next thirty minutes. Regular coverage should resume by 4pm.

As a listener of Boise State Public Radio, you may have noticed some inconsistencies in our audio signal on air in the past day. We are in the process of configuring our digital audio processing, both to address ongoing audio level inconsistencies, as well as assessing the many input and output levels of each of our satellite sources, recording and playback devices.  We appreciate your patience as we we continue to make these adjustments. Our goal is to provide excellent radio broadcasts to our listeners, and we are working very hard to ensure the end product exceeds your expectations.

KBSJ Jackpot Power Work

Aug 14, 2015

The KBSJ tower will be down today from 10am until noon while engineers are doing power work. 

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

KBSJ Scheduled Maintenance

Aug 10, 2015

Update: Due to weather conditions, the KBSJ tower work has been postponed. The scheduled maintenance will pick up sometime next week. Check back here for updates.

KBSJ will perform scheduled tower maintenance tomorrow, Tuesday, August 11 between 11am and 2pm. 

We appreciate your patience during this outage. 

Jackpot KBSJ Off Air

Aug 5, 2015

Update: KBSJ is back on the air.   Jackpot KBSJ is off air due to severe thunderstorms and multiple power outages. Our engineers are aware of the outage and are headed to the transmitter site to repair the signal. 

Thank you for your patience.

Boise State Public Radio will have an outage tonight, Thursday, July 23, between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m. on stations carrying KBSX and KBSK (including streaming) while our satellite receivers are undergoing maintenance. Any loss of signal should be minor, but may occur more than once until maintenance is complete. 

Thank you for your patience.

Update: The feed has been restored as of 5 p.m. However, switching between the KBSX and KBSU feeds has been disabled temporarily. We are working on a solution, but do not yet have an estimated completion date on a full service repair. In the meantime, K292EK Stanley will re-broadcast programming from 90.3 KBSU. 

Original post: Boise State Public Radio's service in the Stanley area has been off the air since approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday due to power problems and an interference complaint. It's not clear yet when the necessary repairs will be completed.  

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Update 1:14 p.m.: The KBSX stream is back online. Thanks for your patience and continued listening!

Original post: KBSX web stream is experiencing an outage. Our engineering team is working with NPR to fix the issue; jazz and classical streams are unaffected at this time.

Thanks for your patience while we remedy the problem. In the meantime, tune in to KBSX 91.5 FM.

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Update: We are back on air after the maintenance. Thanks for your patience.

KBSX 91.5 FM in Boise will be off the air tonight beginning at 11 p.m. for routine maintenance. But you can still listen online, click here for more information.

Thank you for your patience during the outage. The engineers should be done with their work in about an hour.

This post was updated Saturday at 12:40 p.m.

KBSS is back on the air.

This post was updated at 3:15 p.m.

The Boise State Public Radio outage affecting listeners in the Wood River Valley has been caused by a disruption from one of our third-party providers.

We have an engineer working with the provider, Syringa, to fix the outage.

Updated at 3:58 p.m.: KBSW is back on air!

Original post:

Boise State Public Radio's KBSW in Twin Falls is off the air. You can still listen live online at your desktop or mobile device.

Our engineers are aware of the outage and are working to find a fix immediately.

Thank you for your patience.

Update 1:50 p.m.: KBSJ is back on the air!

Boise State Public Radio's KBSJ serving Jackpot, Nev. is off the air. You can still listen live online at your desktop or mobile device.

Our engineers are aware of the outage and are headed to the transmitter site to repair the signal.

Thank you for your patience.

This post was updated Feb. 11 at 10:02 a.m.

Boise State Public Radio's KBSS Sun Valley and K262BZ Bellevue are back on the air after Century Link repaired a problem with a T-1 circuit.

Thank you for your patience as we worked with our network providers to get back on air.

This post was originally created Feb. 10

Boise State Public Radio's news stations, KBSS Sun Valley and K262BZ Bellevue, are off the air.

Our engineers are aware of the problem and are working to get both stations back on the air.

This post was updated at 4:05 p.m.

Boise State Public Radio's McCall stations returned to air at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Thank you for your patience.

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Boise State Public Radio engineers are aware of the signal outage in McCall, and are driving to the location to fix the problem.

You can still hear Boise State Public Radio's news and classical channels online or via the NPR app.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Boise State Public Radio listeners may experience intermittent outages between midnight and 2 a.m. Feb. 5.

The station's engineers will be doing routine maintenance and equipment configuration.

Thank you for your patience. 

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It’s an exciting time to be a listener, member or staffer at Boise State Public Radio because in 2015 the station will continue its transition into becoming an even more reliable and robust conduit to NPR news and talk programming, regional and local news coverage, and an eclectic blend of music programming.

This post was updated at 3:22 p.m.

Boise State Public Radio's KBSJ, KBSS, KBSW and KBSY are back on the air.

Original Post: The College of Southern Idaho is upgrading an Internet circuit, which has knocked several Boise State Public Radio stations off the air.

KBSJ in Jackpot, Nev., KBSS in Sun Valley, KBSW in Twin Falls, and KBSY in Burley have been off air since 1:30 p.m. Tuesday because of the work at CSI.

The college says work will continue for at least another hour.

KBSX Returns To Air

Dec 24, 2014

This post was updated Dec. 25 at 12:20 p.m.

Boise State Public Radio's KBSX News returned to air at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Thank you for your patience as we restarted the transmitter.

Original Post: Boise State Public Radio's KBSX News was knocked off the air around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Our engineers are aware of the outage and are working to get the station back on the air. However, because of the holiday and the storm, it's not possible for our engineers to access the transmitter site until Thursday morning.

Boise State Public Radio engineers are completing scheduled maintenance on KBSU Classical Monday Nov. 17.

The maintenance could intermittently disrupt your listening between noon and 4 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience and plan to have KBSU Classical back to normal as soon as possible. 

This post was updated Nov. 5.

Boise State Public Radio's New Meadows news station at 93.5 FM is back on the air.

Thanks for your patience.

This post was originally created Oct. 28.

Boise State Public Radio's New Meadows news station at 93.5 FM is currently off the air, but most listeners will be able to receive the station at 90.7 FM.

Engineers are aware of the outage and are working to repair the New Meadows station.

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