There are inadequacies in the current system.These inadequacies are primarily a lack of radio coverage in outlying areas of Bayfield County as well as in the City of Washburn. These gaps in radio coverage have been exacerbated by the 2013 FCC requirement to operate on VHF “narrow band”.
There are two fundamental problems with the existing system. They are due both to system design and tower height in relationship to topography. Please read the attached information for details regarding options for improvements.