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RE: Maritime AM stations



The 1320 is still on the air.

When WDER (Derry NH) goes off the air, the 1320 from NS comes through (IIRC,
the format is Country)

-Paul Hopfgarten
-Derry NH

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
> [mailto:owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org]On Behalf Of
> dan.strassberg@att.net
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 6:18 PM
> To: Bob Nelson...WMWM
> Cc: boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
> Subject: Re: Maritime AM stations
>
>
> 1000 is CKBW, Bridgewater NS (40 or so miles west of
> Halifax) 10 kW DA-N (three towers, aimed east--away from
> WMVP. Like most Canadians, CKBW has a rather relaxed
> attitude about pattern changes, so it often bombs in
> here at night.
>
> I'm not sure about 1310; there used to be a 1300 in
> Moncton, but I think it's gone now. And I think there is
> (or was) a 1320 in NS, maybe Springhill--hometown of
> Anne Murray. But any place in NS is a lot closer to
> Boston than any place in NF.
> > I heard Bob Bittner mention the re-broadcaster at
> > 740 AM of VOCM from the Canadian Maritimes. I have
> > picked up a couple stations from that region here on
> > the North Shore: while on Rt. 35 in Danvers (right on
> > the coast), I picked up something around 1310 kHz;
> > and once while at Chebacco Lake in Essex  (near
> > sunset) I picked up a station from that region at
> > 1000 kHz (or something near that spot on the dial).
> >
> > Also, I often used to pick up CHSJ (St. John's NB) at
> > 700 kHz (now gone) up in Gloucester. Sometimes it was
> > so powerful it sounded like a local station!
> >
> > By the way, from my listening to the CBC, I have found
> > that apparently we Americans are mispronouncing the
> > names of two of their provinces: for Quebec, we say
> > "kwa-BECK" when it's really "keh-BECK", and for
> > Newfoundland, we say "NEW-fund-lind" when it's really
> > "new-fund-LAND". Oh well.
> >
> >
> >
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