KNON 89.3 FM – Repairing & Rebuilding

On October 20th, 2019, KNON took a direct hit from an EF3 tornado that passed through Dallas. The station was knocked off the air and we were forced to relocate. Below you’ll find links to pictures, videos, interviews and more as we attempt to rebuild the station at a new location!

10/21 – Video of the damage the station took the day after the tornado
10/21 – News article by the Dallas Voice

10/22 – We start broadcasting from an emergency setup at the base of our radio tower in Cedar Hill.

10/23 – News article by the Dallas Observer

10/25 – News article by the Dallas Morning News about how we got back on the air so quickly after the tornado.

10/25 – KNON’s internet streaming comes back online!

11/20 – Last day of broadcasting from our tower in Cedar Hill. We move to our current location on Coit road. Here’s video of the what our setup at the tower looked like.

11/26 – News article by D Magazine about KNON moving out of our scorpion-infested tower broadcasting space.

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.