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KZYX General Manager's Blog

In which I communicate directly about KZYX.

John Coate

John Coate

I am the General Manager of KZYX and the Executive Director of Mendocino County Public Broadcasting. You can contact me directy at gm@kzyx.org See my website cervisa.com for more about me and where I have been.

PG&E Outages as of Sunday Morning

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on Sunday, 14 September 2014
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From PG&E regarding power outages in Redwood Valley/Potter Valley area. Information taken from http://www.pge.com/myhome/outages/outage/ O...
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Playlist for The Sonic Blender July 15

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on Tuesday, 15 July 2014
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It was my pleasure to sub for Katharine Cole today.  Here is the playlist, in reverse order: 3:56pm The Blushin' Roulettes “Sadness Thief”...
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The FY2015 MCPB Budget as Passed + GM Report

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on Tuesday, 08 July 2014
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Follow the links to my GM Report for the July 7, 2014 MCPB Board Meeting and a second link to the FY2015 Budget as passed at that same meeti...
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Want to Understand Net Neutrality?

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on Tuesday, 03 June 2014
in Public Affairs and Local News
Watch this piece by John Oliver.  It tells you all you need to know.  He explains it better than anything I have yet seen. (click on the hea...
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Audio Archive of the 3rd Supervisor District Candidates' Night

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on Friday, 30 May 2014
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For those of you who missed the broadcast of the Candidates' Night in Willits for the 3rd District Supervisor race, follow this link to the ...
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Signal Problems on 91.5

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on Wednesday, 14 May 2014
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We now believe that the problem lies in the signal that is sent from the Cold Springs tower over to the Laughlin tower.  The strength of tha...
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Aquarelle Awesome!

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on Thursday, 15 May 2014
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This pledge drive we were treated to three straight fabulous dinners from Aquarelle Cafe and Wine Bar in Boonville.  Super food from super p...
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The Latest GM Report is Now Posted

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on Tuesday, 06 May 2014
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Presented at last night's May 5 annual meeting, the report is located as always under About -> Station Business -> General Manager's Reports...
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We are aware that 91.5 still has a problem

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on Thursday, 01 May 2014
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It could be interference - there are many frequencies on that Laughlin tower, and our engineer suggested this - or it could well be our own ...
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Why the Signal Went Down for 2 Days - the Tech Explanation

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on Saturday, 05 April 2014
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What you hear on your radio is sent to our transmitters via a special separate radio signal called an "STL" (which stands for Studio Transmi...
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Link to a One-Hour Edited Archive of the Memorial for Rickey Del Fiorentino

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on Wednesday, 26 March 2014
in Public Affairs and Local News
Today was the memorial at Cotton Auditorium for slain Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy Rickey Del Fiorentino.  Follow this link to a one-ho...
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The Origins of Online Community Video

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on Saturday, 08 March 2014
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In 2013, I went to both London and Sydney to give a talk centered around my career before I ever moved to Mendocino County.  It is called "T...
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Find Ackshawn on Facebook

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on Friday, 21 February 2014
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New Slang lives on!  Find me on Facebook here:  DJ Ackshawn on Facebook...
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Audio Transcript of the College of the Redwoods Meeting

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on Friday, 21 February 2014
in Public Affairs and Local News
On February 17, the Board of Trustees of the College of the Redwoods held a public hearing at Town Hall in Fort Bragg so that members of the...
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The Status of our FCC License

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on Friday, 17 January 2014
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First: the KZYZ (91.5) license has already been renewed. According to our FCC specialist attorneys in Washington DC, the KZYX license is un...
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Why 91.5 Went Down Last Saturday

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on Thursday, 16 January 2014
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Sometime early Saturday morning KZYZ, 91.5, suddenly went off the air.  The problem was large: one of the critical components of the transmi...
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Colleen Bassett at our new Studio Console

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on Thursday, 09 January 2014
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Oak and Thorn host Colleen Bassett pauses during a training session with our new control console.  The screen in front of her shows the new ...
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What Happened with the End of Radio Lab on Saturday at 6:53

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on Tuesday, 24 December 2013
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If you were listening the Radio Lab from 6-7 on Saturday, unfortunately you were unable to hear the end of the story about the WWI Christmas...
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Archive: Mind, Body & Health on Medicare December 3, 2013

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on Tuesday, 17 December 2013
in Health and Well Being
From guest host David Steffen: Mind Body Health “Medicare” December 3, 2013. Our guest was Kat (Katharine) Fitzpatrick from the Center for ...
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Introducing Our New Events Calendar

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on Thursday, 05 December 2013
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If you look up above on the menu you will see that we have changed the "PSA" category to "Events."  If you select the one choice ("Events Ca...
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KZYX Phone Numbers

Business office 707-895-2324

Philo studio 707-895-2448

Willits studio 707-456-9991

Mendocino studio 707-937-5103

KZYX Underwriting

KZYX doesn’t play commercials but we do have underwriting, which is very different from advertising. It is a great way to support KZYX and in exchange we will let our listeners know what goods and services your organization offers.

For questions about underwriting on KZYX, call (707) 895-2324 or email uw [at] kzyx [dot] org