WVEI-FM debut Oct 26?
Fri Oct 20 20:53:09 EDT 2006
They may also be protecting 105.5 WQGN in Groton, CT. I'm not sure if they'd
have to protect WNEK, since it's a class D. I'm sure someone on here knows
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> 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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