Vacuum tube equipment

Scott Fybush
Sat Sep 3 00:22:09 EDT 2005

>It's the height of the antenna  (on the top of the Empire State Building)
>that gives them the coverage.
>Imagine how much ground you could cover from that height if you indeed
>were cranking 50 (or even 100) kilowatts!!

100 kw ERP from the master antenna on Empire (1454' AAT) would actually be 
just about a minimum class C facility, which gets you a primary-coverage 
contour of about 52 miles.

The inverse-square rule will get you every're only looking at, 
what, a 6 or 7 dB improvement on the existing full-B signal?


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