Tornado Outbreak

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Tornado Outbreak

Post by NECRAT » Wed Apr 27, 2011 7:02 pm

One of the more devistating outbreaks seen.

This is NOT intended to overshadow the loss of personal property or lives in these storms. My thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by these storms.

As of this writing, it is confirmed that the 860' WTXT 98.1 tower in Echola, AL is down.

Scott Fybush is hearing that 610 in Birmingham has lost a tower.

Please keep discussions to this thread regarding broadcasting outages and what we can do to help our engineers down south, as they need it , through this terrible time.

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Re: Tornado Outbreak

Post by Deep Thought » Wed Apr 27, 2011 7:20 pm

500 confirmed tornadoes this month and tonight's session is just getting started. It may be the worst April on record.

Do we have any regular posters from down there (Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana)? It is kind of hard to keep track of where everyone is. I just saw Birmingham & Montgomery are about to get it...and Atlanta may too.
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Re: Tornado Outbreak

Post by BroadcastDoc » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:10 pm

The WTXT tower in Tuscaloosa County AL fell today during the storms: ... 48597.html
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Re: Tornado Outbreak

Post by K9EZ » Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:05 am

BroadcastDoc wrote:The WTXT tower in Tuscaloosa County AL fell today during the storms: ... 48597.html
Thats quite a hop that tower took.
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Re: Tornado Outbreak

Post by w4cl » Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:13 am

Picked it right up and then dumped it. Mother Nature can do stuff like that.

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hope all is well

Post by am1430 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:43 am

to all of the am engineer friends in the wife and i hope you and your families are safe after a very scary night of storms! hopefully you dont have too much damage to work on!

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