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NPR Station "For Sale?"

There is a Baltimore Sun Article last Friday (A  DCRTV Link) which may answer 
some questions, also mentioning who may be buying WJHU.
Yes, WJHU is nulled to the SW. It protects, among others 10 watt- WMUC 88.1 at The
University of Maryland 28 miles away in College Park.
WJHU is 10,000 watts.

Here is the link to the Sun article that you may have to copy and paste:


Garrett Wollman wrote:
> <<On Sun, 18 Mar 2001 16:05:27 -0500 (EST), lglavin@lycosmail.com said:
> > WJHU-FM in Baltimore (88.1 10KW Dir Ant) is for sale
> > because Johns (the extra 's' is for savings?) Hopkins
> > U. had lost interest in operating it.
> Johns Hopkins was a Quaker; his family followed tradition by giving
> him an ancestor's surname as his given name.
> > Now I know that the Balt/Wash corridor is replete with non-coms, but
> > this is no 10-watt fleapower.
> When I was at Hopkins (eleven years ago now), WJHU was operated by the
> Peabody Conservatory of Music as a mostly-classical station, and I
> think its transmitter was located at Peabody on Charles St. downtown.
> Nobody I knew listened to the station (my roommate listened to WIYY
> and I listened to WBSB and WWMX).
> WJHU has a broad, deep null to the southwest, protecting co-channel
> WJTM in Frederick, and shallow nulls to the northeast protecting
> WPVI at 87.75 and to the east (probably just symmetry).
> Meanwhile, just 40 miles down the road, you have grandfathered
> superpower NPR flagships WAMU (88.5) and WETA (90.9).  I find it hard
> to imagine that anyone would even try to run a traditional public
> radio outlet with that sort of competition.  (The nearest adjacent
> Baltimore signal to WETA is WBJC on 91.5, followed by Towson State's
> WTMD on 89.7.)
> -GAWollman