AM Radio Coverage

Scott Fybush
Wed Feb 28 23:25:09 EST 2007

Ron Bello wrote:
> Jon, you have it correct.
> Although Norm Nathan received callers from "across the pond", I doubt 
> they were listening via radio.
> WBZ's signal is very directional to the east,  Why waste any signal so 
> the fish can listen ?
> Coverage is poor on Cape Cod also.
> Ron, former engineer at WBZ 1975-76

That's correct where southern Europe is concerned. Follow the great 
circles, though, and all those DXers in Finland and Norway and Sweden 
were and are getting WBZ over a northern path; the same lobe that bombs 
the signal into New Hampshire and Maine blasts it into Scandinavia, too.


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