Industry News Bits 6-17-19

TWR’s Silk Road Transmitter is on the air broadcasting Bible-based programs to a region largely unreached by the gospel. TWR has been broadcasting to the region for more than two decades, but the Silk Road Transmitter replaces obsolete equipment and ramps up the power to reach into Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and some adjacent areas.

The launch of the Silk Road Transmitter is an emotional experience, said TWR CEO Lauren Libby, who pointed out that there wasn’t a single dollar available when the project started. “To take a project, to imagine it, to work with it, to come up with a plan and see how God provides people, resources, money to make it happen, it’s almost miraculous – it is miraculous, in fact,” Libby said. “And so, when you hear that radio station on the air, it evokes a lot of emotion because you begin to realize, ‘Listen, this is the Lord’s doing.’


His Radio/Greenville PD/mornings Rob Dempsey is nominated for best local radio personality in the Greenville News “Best of the Upstate”.  Also the morning show with Rob, Alison Storm & Jim Mann got a nomination for “Best Local Radio Show”.


A national test of the Emergency Alert System will take place August 7th at exactly 2:20pm ET.  Also the EAS Test Reporting System is now open and accepting 2019 filings.  EAS Participants must renew their identifying information required by ETRS Form One on a yearly basis pursuant to Section 11.61 of the Commission’s rules,

EAS Participants must complete the 2019 ETRS Form One on or before July 3.


Milestones:
Stacy Vining celebrating 8 years at Merge PR


Prayer Requests:
Bryan O’Neal
Darien Southerland


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