area code http://wkms.org en Ten Digit Dialing Begins Tomorrow for West KY http://wkms.org/post/ten-digit-dialing-begins-tomorrow-west-ky <p></p><p><a href="http://wkms.org/post/mandatory-ten-digit-dialing-begins-february-do-you-understand-change"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1442915840" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">Tomorrow</span></span></a><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://wkms.org/post/mandatory-ten-digit-dialing-begins-february-do-you-understand-change">&nbsp;</a>is the first day callers in our listening area will be required to enter a three-digit area code before the seven-digit number on all calls. The change is part of the creation of area code 364 during which phone companies will superimpose a new area code over an existing area code.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:06:40 +0000 Rob Canning 38413 at http://wkms.org Ten Digit Dialing Begins Tomorrow for West KY Mandatory Ten-digit Dialing Begins in February... Do You Understand the Change? http://wkms.org/post/mandatory-ten-digit-dialing-begins-february-do-you-understand-change <p></p><p>10-digit Dialing begins February 1<sup>st</sup> in Western Kentucky. The move comes as a new area-code overlay begins as numbers in the 270 exchange run out.</p><p>The Kentucky Public Service commission is urging caregivers to assist those who may have difficulty with the new calling method. Chad Lampe spoke with PSC Communications Director Andrew Melnykovych about the change.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:08:34 +0000 Chad Lampe 37446 at http://wkms.org Mandatory Ten-digit Dialing Begins in February... Do You Understand the Change? New Area Code Going Into Effect For Region http://wkms.org/post/new-area-code-going-effect-region <p></p><p>Mandatory 10-digit dialing is on its way for telephone customers in western Kentucky as part of the new 364 area code being added in the region.</p><p>The state Public Service Commission says the area is halfway through a transition period that allows customers to become accustomed to the new dialing patterns. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:49:17 +0000 The Associated Press 36257 at http://wkms.org New Area Code Going Into Effect For Region 10-Digit Dialing Can Begin Next Month In 270 Area-Code http://wkms.org/post/10-digit-dialing-can-begin-next-month-270-area-code <p>Phone customers in the 270 area code may use seven or 10-digit dialing starting in August as the region prepares to roll out an additional area code.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>The option to use seven or 10 digits runs from Aug. 3 through Jan. 31, 2014, after which customers will be required to dial 10 digits when placing local calls. To dial long distance, callers must add a 1. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:41:34 +0000 Associated Press 32867 at http://wkms.org 10-Digit Dialing Can Begin Next Month In 270 Area-Code Overlay Option Chosen for New Western KY Area Code http://wkms.org/post/overlay-option-chosen-new-western-ky-area-code <p></p><p>The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a new area code for western Kentucky.&nbsp; The new area code, 364, will be added to the current 270 footprint in early 2014. PSC Spokesman Andrew Melnykovich says with the overlay people who currently use 270 won’t have to change numbers, but there will be a different dialing pattern. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:24:09 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 25815 at http://wkms.org Overlay Option Chosen for New Western KY Area Code New 364 Area Code Coming to Western Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/new-364-area-code-coming-western-kentucky <p></p><p>A new 364 area code is coming to western Kentucky. The new area code will occupy the same geographic region as the current 270 code. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:14:00 +0000 Shelly Baskin 25786 at http://wkms.org New 364 Area Code Coming to Western Kentucky Public Service Commision to Reveal New Area Code Plan http://wkms.org/post/public-service-commision-reveal-new-area-code-plan <p></p><p>Kentucky’s Public Service Commission will announce today whether or not it will create a new area code for the western part of the Commonwealth. The cell phone boom has resulted in using nearly all of the numbers available with the current 270 area code. The new area code would be designated as 364. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:54:15 +0000 The Associated Press & Whitney Jones 25765 at http://wkms.org Public Service Commision to Reveal New Area Code Plan Area Code Meeting in Henderson http://wkms.org/post/area-code-meeting-henderson <p>West Kentucky residents have a chance today to give their opinions on a new area code that will be needed in the region during a meeting in Henderson. The Kentucky Public Service Commission is holding meetings in several cities on the issue prior to its implementation in early 2014. The PSC says area code 364 could be applied as an overlay, meaning it would be used in all of western Kentucky in addition to the existing 270 area code. The other option would divide western Kentucky and assign either area code to specific areas. The meeting is at 6 p.m. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:31:00 +0000 The Associated Press 23514 at http://wkms.org Area Code Meeting in Henderson New Area Code Meeting Draws Small Audience http://wkms.org/post/new-area-code-meeting-draws-small-audience <p>The meeting about the new area code for western Kentucky drew a small audience Wednesday. Only three people attended meeting at Hopkinsville Community College. Kentucky Public Service Commission spokesman Andrew Melnykovich says the meeting was held to explain the reasons behind a new area&nbsp;code and the options for adding a new one. One solution is an overlay, which means the 364 area code would apply to all of western Kentucky in addition to the existing 270 area code. The other option is a split. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:00:25 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 23437 at http://wkms.org New Area Code Meeting Draws Small Audience The Morning Cram [Elizabeth Bennett's ADD edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-elizabeth-bennetts-add-edition <p><strong>From NPR:</strong> A researcher delves into <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/10/09/162401053/a-lively-mind-your-brain-on-jane-austen">literary neuroscience</a> with Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:09:13 +0000 Whitney Jones 22995 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [Elizabeth Bennett's ADD edition]