WVEI-FM debut Oct 26?

Peter Murray pete@partnercomm.com
Fri Oct 20 20:45:02 EDT 2006

No need to guess at the pattern or power, it's in the FCC's CDBS. The FM 
Query from the Audio Division site provides more visual detail, though:


The new facility is operating with a 2-bay Shively 6810, with 706W ERP
from 280m HAAT (12m above ground level). That height and power combo is
not too far off from a typical full-facility class A FM station. It has a
great deal more height than WLZX-FM, but proportionally less power (and
slightly directional pattern). The polar plot will show the detail of that
signal pattern, which has a null to the ESE (to protect second-adjacent 


Peter Murray (N3IXY)
Oak Hill, VA

On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, David Tomm wrote:

> The COL is Easthampton and IIRC, the stick is on Mount Tom with most of 
> the other major Springfield FM's.  Since it's a move-in signal from the 
> Pittsfield/Great Barrington area, I would suspect much of 105.5's 
> signal will be directional primarily north and west of Springfield 
> itself.  It should put a serviceable signal into the city, but not as 
> strongly as the other local FM's.  I can't see 105.5 traveling very far 
> east either....
> Dave Tomm
> "Mike Thomas"

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