Boston Globe Item on WERS LMA Proposal

Shawn Mamros mamros@MIT.EDU
Sat Apr 8 11:44:17 EDT 2006

>I wonder... could Greater Media have run WERS as a COMMERCIAL
>classical music outlet?  The classical format has been profitable on
>WCRB, after all...

Not without a major exception or change to existing FCC rules.
WERS, at 88.9 MHz, lies squarely in the portion of the FM band
(87.9-91.9 MHz) solely reserved for non-commercial use.

They could use underwriting to bring in some revenue, though.

-Shawn Mamros
E-mail to: mamros -at- mit dot edu

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