WSMN Sold And Expected Back On The Air Soon
Sat Jul 2 08:23:07 EDT 2005
Of course, the big challenge is getting anyone to listen. Neither 900 nor
1590 have much of a track record in that dept. over the years despite
numerous attempts on both frequencies to do "local" radio. I doubt that 5%
of the population in the area even knows the station(s) exist. I assume
"Bargain Box" is another trading post/swapshop-type show? Now there's an
While I'm as sad as anyone on this list to see any station go away, the
realist in me recognizes that it's a tough go for a signal-challenged AM
these days...even one with a heritage of being consistent and doing it
reasonably "right"...something neither of these stations has. I wish Mr.
Monahan luck...he'll need it!
At 09:58 PM 7/1/2005, radiotony wrote:
>This is great news not only for radio but for the community.
>WKXL 1450 AM/Concord, NH
>[mailto:boston-radio-interest-bounces@rolinin.BostonRadio.org] On Behalf Of
>Sent: Friday, July 01, 2005 8:56 PM
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>Subject: WSMN Sold And Expected Back On The Air Soon
> Today's (7/1) Nashua NH Telegraph reports that WSMN (1590 Nashua) has
>been sold by current owners WSMN Broadcasting LLC to Absolute Broadcasting,
>who also own WSNH (900 Nashua). Thomas Monahan, head of Absolute
>Broadcasting, sais he pursued the sale to keep WSMN from being sold to a
> WSMN has been dark since Jan. 31 after the W.Hollis St. property that the
>studios and towers were located was sold to developers planning to build
>housing on the land. Monahan hopes to have WSMN on the air again by
>Aug.15th. from a temporary transmitter site while looking for a permanent
>site, and plans to have a mix of local news, talk, music and the return of
>one of WSMN's staples, "Bargain Box".
> Here's a link to the Telegraph article on their web site:
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