Transmission of community radio halted due to lightning

Published On: August 24, 2016 10:31 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KHOTANG, Aug 24: Transmission of the Rupakot Community Radio, Khotang has been halted due to lightning. 

The lightning occurred on Sunday afternoon caused damages to radio's transmission devices including UPS, online devices, laptops and stabilizer, according to radio station manager Surya Tamang. The count of losses is put at Rs 27,100, police said. 

We are unable to resume the transmission services until the replacement of damagedequipments with new ones, Tamang said. 

This is the third time that radio station is forced to suspend the transmission due to damages caused by lightning in its history of nine years of operation. RSS 


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