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RE: No Fox affiliate for Bangor after all

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Garrett Wollman
> Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2001 9:48 PM
> Subject: RE: No Fox affilate for Bangor after all
> <<On Tue, 9 Oct 2001 21:37:47 -0400, "Adam Rivers" said:
> > So why don't we get WGBH or GBH Select out here? Down at my cousin's in
> > Westerly, RI, they get WGBH and WGBH Select.. why don't we? I'm just
> > wondering?~adam

WGBH & WGBY is the EXACT same programming, and for the most part, except
during the 1000 or so pledge drives a year, pretty much the same. The
systems out here WAYYY back, (Talking back in the mid 80's) when they first
started around here not only carried WGBX, but also carried WCDC-19 from
'Greylock, All the Hartford stations, not a select few, and WLVI, WBZ, WHDH,
and WCVB. Now AT&T Crapband cable believes that InDemand are more important
than local channels, so much so that the technical problems don't seem to
get fixed on the cable system

> To answer your question: you're too far away, and your cable system in
> Chicopee is not required to carry signals it can't receive.  Even if
> they could, there's no reason for them to do so .

Charter's receive site is in Wilbraham on Mountain Rd. They have a backup
next to the Headend off of Memorial Drive. Both of which CAN receive WGBH.