Council Endorses KX 93.5’s Role in Emergency Readiness

Share this:

At the June 3 budget meeting the City Council unanimously approved $18,000 for Laguna’s FM radio station, KX 93.5. The funds will cover the installation of back-up generators and other emergency readiness equipment.

The nonprofit station will be able to continue broadcasting for days in the event of a power outage, to maintain a reliable Internet connection and to utilize a wireless link to City Hall, allowing city officials to broadcast to the public remotely.

“FM radio is historically the most relied-upon medium in the event of a major emergency,” said station founder Tyler Russell. “This unanimous decision shows that the city takes KX 93.5’s ability to disseminate information seriously. We are very thankful”

Part of the $18,000 will also fund a regular program on KX 93.5 dedicated to disaster preparedness.



Share this:
Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
  • Hate speech that is racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic slurs, or calls for violence against a particular type of person.
  • Obscenity and excessive cursing.
  • Libelous language, whether or not the writer knows what they're saying is false.
We require users to provide their true full name, including first and last names, as a condition for comments. We reserve the right to change this policy based on future developments.

Scroll down to comment on this post.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here