As of May 15, 2013 we ceased broadcasting our HD (Hybrid Digital) channels. This means you can no longer listen to GLT, GLT Blues Radio or GLT News & Ideas on your HD radio. Here's why:
In 2012 the station began to experience maintenance problems with our digital transmitter. This caused periodic problems with broadcasting both our main analog signal and our HD channels at optimum power. Earlier this year, we invested nearly $19,000 in replacement equipment in an effort to remedy the problem. Unfortunately, this did not work. We have determined our transmitter is no longer able to operate our HD channels AND maintain optimum power for our main analog channel, 89.1 FM.
We have decided it is the best use of resources (including listener contributions) to operate the station in analog mode only. This helps ensure we can provide a superior signal to our primary service area and largest audience.
You can request more information on this decision by email or by calling the GLT offices during business hours, 309-438-2255.
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