Spurious Noise on WBZ-AM

SteveOrdinetz steveord@bit-net.com
Tue Dec 2 17:43:06 EST 2003

> For a period of time this afternoon (12/02), there was
> spurious noise on WBZ-AM. It was a combination hum and hiss,
> and it really walloped 1010 and 1050, but WBIX was ok.
> Did anyone else notice this; if the Hull transmitter was
> malfunctioning, and WBZ was aware of it, why wouldn't they go
> to the Soldiers Field Rd backup during afternoon drive?
> It's powerful enough for inside-495 coverage, and believe me, today
> people want to know about the weather!

Can't say as I noticed that, but one thing I have noticed occasionally on
WBZ is something that almost sounds like streaming buffering...where it
will skip a syllable or two in the middle of an actuality or a
pre-recorded feature.

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