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Re: New 1150 rumor

At 04:32 AM 7/26/97 +0000, you wrote:
>On Sat, 26 Jul 1997, Dan Strassberg wrote:
>> It's questionable whether the existing towers can
>> support the new antennas needed for ATV (HDTV). WBZ's tower, which is the
>> most substantial of the structures, might be able to, but I doubt whether
>> the Sconnix tower or the candelabra, which I understand ARS now owns, could
>> do so. and Channel 7's self-supporting tower appears useless for this
>Why is the WBZ-TV tower useable for this purpose, and the others not? 
It appears to be much fatter than the others. That ought to make it a lot
stronger, unless there are other factors that I don't know about. I am,
after all, not a civil or a structural engineer.

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