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News Alert: Mora Translator Down

(May 26, 2022 – Albuquerque, NM)

New Mexico PBS (NMPBS - Albuquerque/KNME), covering northern and central New Mexico, has received confirmation that the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires have caused extensive damage to the NMPBS Mora translator facility.

The Mora translator serves viewers in the areas of:  Mora, Cleveland, Chacon, Holman, and surrounding areas.

The building and translator are complete losses.  The power line also received extreme damage.

It is estimated that it will take 1-2 months to restore service to viewers in this area.

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