“We power down at night and those eight antennas allow us to reach as far as we can powered down at the levels that we have to for the FCC,” Scott McFarlane, the station’s assistant program director, told Q&A on the News.
The site was hit by a tornado in 1998, when violent storms swept through metro Atlanta and left behind $250 million in damage.
Q: On Riverside Road at Martin Road in Roswell, a blue light has been installed along the walkway. It lights up at night. What is its purpose?
—Yolanda T. Rossi, Roswell
A: The blue light is part of 911 call box system that's been installed on the Roswell Riverwalk Trail.
There are 10 call boxes along the trail for use in emergencies, a Roswell spokeswoman told Q&A on the News.
They flash at night, she said.
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