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RE: No Fox affilate for Bangor after all

Well, I don't know about those rules. We have WBNE New Haven (UPN) on our
cable system with WSBK Boston. I think one of the reasons might be Bruins
hockey's on Channel 38.. I know in Connecticut they get UPN 38, I looked
once and they get UPN 38 all the way in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Canada. I don't know all the rules, but given my situation, when we can get
a UPN station (fringely) of UPN on Ch.59 WBNE, and we get Ch.38.. Like I
said, Im not familiar with FCC rules, but when I went to SW Harbor in August
I think that we got UPN38 on the cable system. I'm not 100% sure, I don't
remember that kind of stuff all that well.. the guy on the list (I forget
his name?) will probably correct me on that.. or if I can find the
book..well I cant find the book from the Bangor Daily News one of those
weekends.. Its probably packed somewhere (I don't really unpack, since we go
away so much).. Well, thats all I can contribute to the discussion, please
like correct me if im wrong..



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
[mailto:owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org]On Behalf Of Tony
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2001 3:45 AM
To: bri@bostonradio.org
Subject: No Fox affilate for Bangor after all

Although WCKD UPN 30 was suppose to switch affilations
to FOX on the same day that WPXT switches to WB, it
turns out that UPN will not let them out of thier
contract, so channel 30 will stay UPN for awhile.  As
a result, Adelphia has dropped them from the channel
lineup and replaced it with FOXNET.  However, they
continue to carry WSBK, UPN out of Boston.  My
question is, if anyone can clarify this, isn't it
illegal for a cable system to carry an out of town
station when a local affilate is availble?  And if
not, can WCKD request that all out of town UPN
programming be blacked out?

Bangor, Maine

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