Some N.Y., N.J. Stations Off Air

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Some New Jersey and New York stations remained off the air after storm Sandy.

CBS Radio-owned WINS(AM) in New York City is back on the air on its own 1010 kHz signal after simulcasting on WCBS(FM) on 101.1 MHz under back-up power after Sandy damaged transmission equipment, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Station reporter/anchor Sonia Rincon updated listeners on Twitter late Wednesday morning: “Well, that was fun... Simulcasting on 92.3 for a day!@1010WINSNewYork is back at full strength on 1010 AM.”

The stations are also streaming programming on: newyork.cbslocal.com/

Noncommercial WFMU(FM) in Jersey City, N.J. says on its website the storm took its 91.1 MHz transmitter off the air, however it’s Internet stream remains operational.

Fellow noncom WNYC(AM), remains off the air due to floodwaters at its New Jersey transmitter site. WNYC(FM) on 93.9 MHz remains on the air and the stations continued to stream programming at WNYC.org.

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