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Re: Expanded Band questions
- Subject: Re: Expanded Band questions
- From: LJNF40C@prodigy.com (BUMP MARTIN)
- Date: Tue, 4 May 1999 03:24:00, -0500
> What is really ironic is that since these x-band stations are required
> drop power down to 1Kw at night, it's amazing how they will be able to
> cover any sort of distance if new stations start sprouting up around
It's amazing how far 1KW will carry when the dial is as quiet as 1600-
> WBAH (the new calls for the ex-WJDM) on 1660 has a weird directional
I thought all of these expanded band stations had to be omnidirectional.
> Pumping out 10,000
> watts daytime, they offer an excellent coverage of New York City's
> boros. At night, however, you literally have to be IN elizabeth, nj to
> able to listen to their broadcast.
Well....their City of Lisence/City of Service *IS* Elizabeth.
(BTW...I pick 1660AM up here in Massachusetts very well at night.
Almost like a local.)
> Also, hasn't anyone noticed that the programming on these stations
> most imaginative?
I'll say! My thoughts exactly!
Mostly syndicated stuff....and the worst of the syndicated stuff.