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Re: NHPR goes north of Pinkham Notch

In a message dated 10/06/1999 12:03:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
dwh@totalnetnh.net writes:

> t was back in May that NHPR announced it was acquiring "WXLQ in
>  Berlin."  The September member newsletter contains more information
>  about the purchase.  It doesn't say exactly how much they paid but
>  mentions a capital campaign to raise $175K has been launched.  "Each
>  dollar raised above the minimum goal of $175,000 will help to reduce
>  financing costs for the balance of the purchase price."  The article,
>  which keeps referring to the "Berlin" station although WXLQ is licensed
>  to Gorham, says the NHPR broadcast on 107.1 should begin this month.  It
>  also mentions that having WXLQ will allow NHPR to build a translator in
>  Littleton.
>  I believe it's been mentioned elsewhere, but I'll add here that 'GBH
>  ("The Members' Magazine") mentions the Cape and Islands stations WCAI
>  (90.1) and WNAN (91.1) should be on the air in January.

As a side note on this going back to my previous post (WCSH/87.7) I remember 
when this deal was made the article stated that it was unlikely that NHPR 
would get another FREQ in their usual range 88-90 because of interference 
problems that would create with WCSH-6 in Portland, ME.