TV/FM Telecommunications Services

Telecommunications Manages:  TV / FM translator services, remote mountain top telecommunications facilities, multi-use RF backhauls and deployments, Pitkin County Broadband Initiative, public safety radio services 

  • Funding for this service comes from a dedicated Pitkin County mill levy of 0.374. The cost to the taxpayer is $1.42 per $100,000 of assessed valuation.

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Maintenance and Outages:



Due to the COVID 19 situation the  Pitkin County Telecommunications office in Basalt is closed until the end of March. If you need assistance we can be reached at 970-925-5395. Leave a message and someone will get back with you promptly.


Good news this year, the USFS has approved our plans to install a tower above Ruedi reservoir. Per regulations protecting the environment and wildlife we will not be able to start construction until August 1, 2020. This tower will bring much needed public safety radio to the upper Frying Pan Valley.


Jackrabbit problems have been restored. Please rescan your TV to correct the previous errors.

Additionally, KREG has increased their channel lineup, and in addition to H&I and Movies, viewer should now be able to see:

3-1 H&I

3-2 MeTV

3-3 StartTV

3-4 Decades

3-5 Movies!

Happy New Year

Report a Problem

To report problems with the system, please call 970-920-5395 or email us. Please provide the nature of the outage, your location and a call back number; someone will contact you within 24 hours