Wed Oct 24 08:23:25 EDT 2007
WMTW moved off of Mt Washington about 5 years ago, I think. They are now in
Maine, not far from WCSH-6. 94.9 WHOM and 103.7 WPKQ are still up there.
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> > Wasn't Channel 8 (WMTW-TV) on Mt Washington?
> It still is, AFAIK. As is WHOM (High On Mt washington) and various
> other systems.
> WMTW used to have a permanent manned (and catted) presense at
> the transmitter, but I think it's now unmanned. Weather reports
> with Marty stopped well before that.
> BTW, the State of NH is laying a power cable along the cog railway
> tracks to bring power to top of the rock pile. Progress has been
> very good and they may complete it in time for winter. A few
> years ago a major winter fire in the power station forced evacuation
> of the mountaintop, including the weather observatory. People were
> able to get temporary generators in place for the rest of the
> winter and spring. That provided the impetus for the power line.
> -Ric Werme
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