Guest Editorial: Emergency radio station on ballot
October 26, 2016
The voters of Jefferson County will have the chance to vote on whether to continue and strengthen the Jefferson County DES Emergency Radio Broadcast Service on November 8th. Although I am paid a nominal fee to maintain these stations, I am personally convinced that these stations are extremely important to the community in the case of the next future emergency, and that even considering shutting these stations down when we might need them the most would be a disaster in itself.
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) states that “local radio provides the most efficient and cost-ef...