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RE: No Fox affilate for Bangor after all

Isn't WCKD an -LP station?
I don't think the must-carry rules apply to -LP stations.

-Paul Hopfgarten
-Derry NH

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
> [mailto:owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org]On Behalf Of Tony
> Randazzo
> 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?
> Tony
> Bangor, Maine
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