WFCR Switches AM Frequencies
Sat Mar 10 11:56:18 EST 2007
David Tomm <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I thought that WPNI ran different NPR programming than WFCR. As I
> understood it, 88.5 would run the main programs (Morning Edition, All
> Things Considered, etc.) along with some local fare while 1430
> primarily alternate shows that didn't clear on the FM. It seems to
> a waste to run the exact same programming on 88.5 and 1430 since the
> signal is far superior throughout all of WPNI's footprint.
> Now that WNNZ will be working with WFCR and the two stations are some
> distance apart, will it be a straight simulcast or will 640 break
> to run some different shows?
> Also, is Springfield one of the markets Clear Channel is spinning off
> in it's move to go private? Maybe the LMA of WNNZ will become an
> outright purchase somewhere down the road..
A donation might be better move (write-off) tax-wise for Clear Channel.
And did WPNI run any commercials? I understood that they didn't. Does
NPR allow affiliates holding commercial licenses or doing what WFCR
does (leasing out a station with a commercial license) to run
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