The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Lee Good
TeleSystem Services 

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...

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