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Lightning damaged the WYSO antenna and the fiberglass casing that covers it. The antenna bay is 405 feet above the ground, attached to the WYSO tower on Clifton Road south of Yellow Springs. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: WYSO will go off the air Saturday

UPDATE: Due to current weather conditions, WYSO will go off the air briefly this Saturday, Oct. 22, to replace the radio station’s antenna that was struck by lightning in July. Reception will be interrupted between roughly 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. During that time, listeners can still hear regular programming online at

WYSO had originally planned the maintenance downtime for Friday.

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One Response to “UPDATE: WYSO will go off the air Saturday”

  1. Dan Plecha says:

    All Things Considered, maybe that lightning bolt was On Point.

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