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RE: Has WPLJ moved to the ERI Master antenna already?

I read in a recent New York Times article that:

"Channel 7 took over the space on the main antenna on the Empire State
Building formerly used by WPLJ radio, which moved to a smaller antenna

This according to Tom Kane, president of WABC TV.

I think "main antenna" should read "main tower", and that Channel 7 put an
appropriate antenna in that space.

-Peter Murray (N3IXY)
Pittsburgh, PA

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To: Matthew Osborne
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Subject: Re: Has WPLJ moved to the ERI Master antenna already?

I read that, within the past week, WPLJ moved to
a "smaller" antanna on the ESB so that its old antenna
on the ESB could be used by WABC-TV. This made no sense
to me. I figured that some journalist who didn't
understand the difference between 95 MHz and 170 MHz and
didn't understand that TV stations have visual and aural
antennas had garbled the story. But I guess that this
much must be true: for about the last week, both WPLJ
and WABC-TV have been using different antennas from
those they had been using on the ESB.

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> Question for anyone near earshot of NYC...
>     Has WPLJ moved up to the ERI Master Antenna on the
> Empire State Building already?  In the past two days,
> here in Hyde Park (mid-Hudson Valley, about 65 miles
> from NYC proper) I've noticed a significant signal
> improvement with them.