The future of AM radio
Sun Feb 3 12:43:05 EST 2008
I suspect the WBZ problems in Millis weighed heavily with the
beancounters of the day. While land was cheaper further out nobody
wanted to risk being more than 15 miles out even if it was technically
Plus in those days the population shift to the west hadn't occurred.
On 2/3/08, Garrett Wollman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> <<On Sun, 3 Feb 2008 08:07:46 -0800 (PST), Martin Waters
> <email@example.com> said:
> > Couldn't WHDH have done better by building on a
> > site farther west and/or southwest of the city? That
> > way, it should have done better in metro west --
> > which, now that it has a substantial population, is
> > the major weak spot for every old-line Boston AM
> > station except WBZ.
> Only to a point. Remember, WBZ's transmitter site in Millis was by
> all indications a flop.
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