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Pitkin County Translator board has openings

ASPEN – A volunteer advisory board that helps choose which radio and TV stations get spots on Pitkin County’s translator system is seeking at least three new members. Radio and television enthusiasts and people with an interest in the future of broadband in Pitkin County are urged to apply.

“Many radio and TV stations rely on space on our translator system in order to bounce their signals up and down the valley,” Jodi Smith, county facilities manager, said in a prepared statement. “We have very limited capacity on the system for TV and radio, making the selection process very competitive.

“It is important that we have people on the board who care about, but who are not financially connected to, the broadcast industry. If you’re passionate about electronic media and broadband potential in Pitkin County, this is the board for you,” Smith said.



County commissioners recently decided the Translator Advisory Board needed an overhaul and increased the number of board members from five to seven.

Projects the board will tackle include researching cellular and broadband potential in Pitkin County. Voters in 2011 approved a measure allowing TV/FM translator funds to be used for this purpose.




Go to http://www.aspenpitkin.com/citizenboards for more information, or call 970-920-5200.


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