June 15, 2010 10:47:00 AM
WCBI-TV has returned service to nearly all of its satellite and cable customers after a technical glitch interrupted its signal last week, but over-the-air customers have to wait a while longer.
Bobby Berry, general manager for WCBI, said a problem with the transmission line at its broadcasting tower, located in Montpelier in northwest Clay County, caused many customers to lose the channel. Now, he said, all satellite and cable customers have had their signal restored.
Over-the-air customers, however, may not have WCBI restored until the week of June 21.
"Hopefully, during the week of the 21st, we will have the parts to get back on the air for the over-the-air viewer," said Berry.
jlcoggins commented at 6/15/2010 5:31:00 PM:
I JUST WANTED TO THANK YOU FOR NOTIFYING THE PUBLIC ABOUT WCBI . I LIVE IN NORTHERN MONROE COUNTY. I DO LOOK FORWARD TO IT BEING BACK ON THE AIR.
I DO THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDIVIDED ATTENTION.
MR. J.L. COGGINS
rdhinton01 commented at 6/17/2010 7:05:00 AM:
I have over the air signal and your station is the one I mostly watch.
NBC has too many reality shows. Please hurry back wcbi!
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