Early Thursday 1/22/15, GLT's main transmitter shut down and would not restart. We are now broadcasting on our backup transmitter. As a result, some GLT listeners outside of McLean County will have problems picking up our broadcast signal.
After extensive troubleshooting, our engineers, with the help of a tower crew, have determined the problem is the main GLT antenna.
On 2/3/15, with the help of a second tower crew, we located what appears to be the damaged part of antenna that caused the problem and brought it to the ground. The damaged equipment has been sent to the manufacturer for repair. This will most likely take a month, maybe longer. As a result, GLT is still broadcasting at low power and will be for some time.
2/13/15: Peoria listeners who listen on 103.5 FM: as of today you should be able to tune into GLT again! GLT engineers have put together a temporary internet based fix. We are still working to restore reliable full service for all GLT listeners.
We're very sorry for the inconvenience. Please continue to check back here for updates on our progress. Thank you for your patience.
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