Broadcast, Mobile Communications Towers at Risk on Mount Wilson

Wildfires move closer to important L.A. transmission site
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California wildfires continue to threaten more than two dozen broadcast towers atop Mount Wilson.

Television Broadcast and the Los Angeles Timesreport on the latest efforts to fight the fires, which also threaten other communications, such as cell phone towers.

The Times reports the historic solar observatory atop the mountain is also endangered by the fires, which have claimed the lives of two firefighters.


Will Mt. Wilson Stations Pay?

Broadcasters may become more enthusiastic about complying with radiofrequency radiation exposure limits now that it appears the RFR safety issue is moving up on the FCC's enforcement priority list.