KNON 89.3 FM – Repairing & Rebuilding
On October 20th, 2019, KNON took a direct hit from an EF3 tornado that passed through Dallas, Texas. The station was knocked off the air and we were forced to relocate the entire KNON broadcast station and administration offices. Below you’ll find links to pictures, videos, interviews from that tragic event, the aftermath and personal occurrences!
Tornado Damage at KNON
10/20 – Station Manager Dave Chaos examines the tornado damage at KNON
10/22 – We start broadcasting from an emergency setup at the base of our radio tower in Cedar Hill.
10/25 – KNON’s internet streaming comes back online!
11/20 – KNON-FM is back on the air with a new home after tornado damage
12/14 – KNON Staff, DJs & volunteers moved furniture from old studio that survived the tornado into our new location on Coit road.
12/19 – We make a small upgrade to our broadcasting board. KNON DJ Lee Russell loaned us one of his sound boards to use until we find a new one or fix our old one. The new board got plugged in and sounds much better than what we were on since the tornado.
1/16/20 – Dallas Morning News update article on how far we’ve come in our rebuild process.