Drive Time Hits Home for One Station

Vehicle crashes into its transmitter facility
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It's the kind of headlines you don't want your station to make.

WILQ(FM) in Pennsylvania made the local news when a "suspected joyrider" crashed into its transmitter building.

Watch the video from a TV news program here. The incident happened last week.

The country station is owned by Backyard Broadcasting.


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