A solar or sun transit out is an electromagnetic phenomenon wherein a station downlink is temporarily unable to receive a satellite signal due to interference from the sun as it passes behind the satellite.
Solar outages occur on a predictable schedule and affect downlinks in the U.S. for about ten consecutive days, for as much as six minutes a day, twice each year. To obtain solar outage information for your location, click on your state or territory in the pull-down menu below. Clicking on "Any" will provide dates and times for all locations.
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Not sure who your PRSS account representative is? Click on your state or territory in the drop-down menu below to get the name of your rep.
Technical support is available 24/7. Please contact the PRSS Help Desk at 800.971.7677 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MAPS, a free service from NPR Labs, provides signal coverage maps for all public radio and television stations across America, and includes demographic information mapped to a station's coverage area.