Signal Status & Impairments

JPR Engineer Darin Ransom climbs the KSOR tower on King Mountain to make a winter repair.

JPR operates one of the largest terrestrial broadcast networks in the United States.  Much of our equipment is housed in remote mountaintop communication facilities that can be difficult to reach during harsh weather conditions.  And, very few of these facilities have back-up electrical power making them susceptible to service interruptions when commercial power fails.  Additionally, many listeners receive JPR via low-power FM translators which are not able to be monitored in our studios.

Because of these factors, JPR relies heavily on listener reports of service anomalies, impairments and outages. Known impairments and/or outages will be posted to this page.

If you're experiencing an interruption in your service please submit your report using the form below-- this will alert our chief engineer and also other key staff about issues that need to be addressed. When in doubt please let us know!


Service Alert for All Redding Services

Oct 13, 2017

The Classics & News, News & Information, and Rhythm & News services in Redding are all down due to a power outage at our transmission site in Burney. Our engineer is looking into problem and will restore service as soon as possible. We currently do not have a time-line for this issue.

In the meantime, you can tune in to any of our three services using the Listen Live feature at the top of this page.

Thanks for your patience!

The News & Information service is off the air in Mendocino County. The internet connection for our T1 cable is down which is how we transmit the service to the tower in Mendocino. We believe the internet connection has been affected by the fires and we will work to restore service as soon as possible.

Thanks for your patience!

Service Alert for Classics & News in Grants Pass

Oct 9, 2017

The Classics & News service in Grants Pass is experiencing static. Our engineer is working to restore the service and the repairs will require specialty equipment that will take time to build. We have ordered the parts and expect to receive them in the next two months. Once we have the parts our engineer will make the changes needed to improve the signal quality.

In the meantime you can listen to all three of our services using the listen live feature at

Thanks for your patience while we work on this issue!

Updated 10/4/2017 | 9:00 am --  The Classics & News service will be off the air today 4pm - 6pm. The new primary station the FCC has approved on 90.9 FM will be testing during this time. Service will return to normal after 6pm. 

Service Alert for Classics & News in Mount Shasta

Oct 4, 2017

Updated 10/9/2017 | 9:15 am -- Our engineer restored service with a temporary antennae. A new permanent antennae will be installed in the coming weeks. Once the permanent antennae is restored the service will stabilize. 

The Classics & News service is off the air in Mount Shasta while our engineer works on repairing the antennae for the site. The antennae was seriously damaged by ice last winter. We are expecting the repairs to take several days.

In the meantime you can hear any of our three services using our listen live feature at the top of the page. 

JPR Rhythm & News Frequency Now At 97.5 FM

Sep 14, 2017

Updated 9/26/2017 | 9:00 am -- JPR's Rhythm & News service is now at 97.5 FM. Over the next few weeks our engineer will continue to work to improve the signal with additional equipment and tuning.

Updated 8/1/2017  -- JPR engineers replaced the microwave system that delivers our Classics & News service audio to KNHT.  The system has been intermittently malfunctioning causing audio drop outs.  KNHT is now at full strength.

Updated 7/24/2017 | 9:00 am -- JPR's Classics & News service is now at 102.5 FM. 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reassigned some of the frequencies in Humboldt County and is requiring JPR to move our Classics & News frequency to 102.5 FM. 107.3 FM will no longer be a JPR station.