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Re: An interesting morning in Radio DXing.....


Because of call letter ( and to an extent format) musical chairs
it get's confusing.
After WLIR 92.7 becoming WDRE in 1987, they switched it back to WLIR in
with the relay continuing on 98.5 Westhampton Beach. Both Class A's
Soon after, the calls for 98.5 were WDRE.
97.5 is WALK, licensed to Patchogue has a pretty good signal in Brooklyn
and Queens.

dan.strassberg@att.net wrote:

> That means that WDRE must be pretty far out on the
> Island, and I thought it was in Garden City. The New
> York City Class Bs are spaced every 800 kHz starting at
> 92.3. There's one at 97.1, 97.9, 98.7, 99.5, and so on
> right up to 107.5. (Yeah, I know, 93.1 is licensed to
> Paterson (originally, Alpine), 94.7 and 100.3 to Newark,
> and 103.5 to Lake Success.) The suburban Class As are
> 400 kHz from the New York City Class Bs. If WDRE is in
> the low 98s, it would then be at 98.3, although I recall
> that frequency as being in Hempstead--once WHNY and WHLI-
> FM. I have a hunch that WDRE is at 97.5. Somebody please
> clear this up.
> --
> dan.strassberg@att.net
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> > Not to nitpick, but WDRE is 98.5.