[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
At 03:18 PM 12/15/01 -0500, Dan Billings wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bill O'Neill" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "Dan Billings" <email@example.com>; <Chuckigo@att.net>
>Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 1:09 PM
>Subject: RE: Tom Hennessey?
> > What, they haven't automated _that_ too!? Oh the humanity.
>Portland Radio always has one person in the building as operator on duty.
>Everything is set up for unaided operation, but I guess they figure
>(correctly) that paying one person to monitor 6 stations is cost effective.
>On off hours, the operator is usually the same person who is on the air at
>WMGX. That person is often also doing production while doing a partially
>live/partially harddrive show.
What are the current FCC rules regarding manning of a transmitter ?
Back in the ice age (according to my children) most stations had to have an
operator with at least a third class license to take transmitter readings every
half hour. Stations with directional arrays needed a first.
Sounds to me is if stations today run on autopilot.