Copper thieves take CFUN off air

A Vancouver radio station was knocked off the air when thieves stole parts of its transmitter yesterday.

CFUN, an AM talk station, was reduced to broadcasting via the web for about four hours after the break-in at its transmitter site.

Station programme director Stu Ferguson told Canadian Press the thieves were probably after copper wiring. They must have known what they were doing, in order to get the wiring without getting electrocuted.