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Re: NHPR goes north of Pinkham Notch

At 12:24 AM 5/20/99 -0700, Bob Nelson wrote:

>By the way: what is the deal with public/ college
>radio on Cape Cod? I know that there are stations
>simulcasting WBUR and WUMB, plus there's one station in
>Provincetown...but why isn't there a locally-oriented
>public or college station to cover the Cape? Sure,
>the Boston stations are good, but why not a _local_
>station offering stuff like alternative rock, folk,
>bluegrass, blues, classical, etc.?

My guess (emphasis on the word "guess") is that there is not enough of a
year round economic base on the cape to support such a station.

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH