Air America's night signal

Garrett Wollman
Mon Jan 3 23:06:34 EST 2005

<<On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 23:00:13 -0500 (EST), Stephanie Weil <> said:

> Considering that WKOX is federally licenced, can't that over-ride some
> hokey-pokey city council's decision?

No.  Just because the Federal government says you *may* do something,
does not imply that other levels of government must allow you to do
it.  However, in our system, some regulatory powers are reserved to
the Feds, so a locality must base its action on something that it has
the legal authority to regulate.

If the WKOX move had not involved substantial construction, the City
of Newton would not have had authority to deny permission for the


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