Bringing Connectivity to Pitkin County
What We Do
Do you listen to the radio in the morning for the latest snow report? Maybe you watch the evening news to catch up on anything you missed. We build and maintain the translators that provide these over-the-air TV and FM radio stations.
What is Telecoms
Telecommunications (or telecoms for short) is the practice of communication over a distance by cable, telegraph, telephone, or broadcasting.
Our team ensures the Pitkin County Regional Emergency Dispatch Center, law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services, search & rescue and other public safety partners have the communications infrastructure needed to respond to any emergency.
Updates & Outages
Staff Battle Hurricane Force Winds
Over the weekend Telecommunications got calls from our TV viewers that the channels were not working. Monday morning a couple of staff members went up to our Crown Mtn tower and the winds had blown the huge microwave dishes ajar. Staff climbed the tower and adjusted the dishes in the ongoing wind. They also traveled […]
Wind Wind Go Away!
Due to high winds day after day in the area the microwave dishes and antennas on the Pitkin County towers have been blown ajar and need to be adjusted back into place. Staff are in the field trying to correct problems at Crown, Williams and Sunlight towers. These fixes may only last as long as […]
TV Channel 4’s Off the Air
4/26: The transmitter for television channel 4s is off the air at the source in Grand Junction. The broadcaster has not provided an estimated time to restore the signal. Once they fix things on their end, the broadcast feed will resume in the Pitkin County system. Thank you to all who notified us of this […]
Updates & TV/FM outage notifications
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Have a hand in connecting Pitkin County with the telecommunications services we all rely on. Advisory Board members help the Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners make decisions on expenditures, administration, and operations of the re-broadcasting of television/FM radio signals and extend wireless communication and internet services to Pitkin County.
Contact Board Liaison Jeff Krueger to apply for a Board Member position at firstname.lastname@example.org