TV and radio reception can be affected by many ordinary things: weather, trees, placement of objects (like cars, people or furniture). A building's materials and components, sunspots and local terrain can also be factors.
OPB constantly monitors the quality of our outgoing radio and TV signals. Our engineering staff works throughout Oregon, maintaining, upgrading and repairing equipment in the more than 75 sites from which an OPB TV or Radio signal originates. When weather conditions are bad or when access to equipment is made difficult or even impossible, repairs may take longer than any of us would like. At such times we ask for your patience and understanding while our engineers diagnose the problems and repair equipment. If a problem persists, please use our Reception Report Form or call the Member Center at 800.241.8123.