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Re: Expos need miracle to air in English
The US Virgin Islands' population is over 135,000. (155,000 if you count
Jamaican & Haitian illegals). Add the very nearby British Virgin Islands, the
total comes to over 210,000. All speak Engilsh except some of the Haitians.
There WILL be a time that VI will be rated. Puerto Rico was rated only
starting several years ago. I'm amazed though that they consider Puerto
Rico "a market" since the island is 130 miles wide and 50 miles deep
(north-south). Most San Juan AM stations beam east and cannot be heard on
the western part of the island. And there are plenty of small town AMs on
the western half , southern part, and even eastern part of the island which
cannot be heard in or around San Juan.
------jibguy (former Promgram Manager at then-full-service WHOA -870-San
Juan., 5kw beaming east.
In a message dated 3/25/01 11:30:11 AM Eastern Standard Time,
<< Probably money. Guam's population is only 150,000, and the Virgin
Islands are something like 20,000. Who's going to buy ratings
reports for far-flung, largely non-English speaking markets that
size? By contrast, Puerto Rico's population is well over 3 million.