North American Radio Broadcasting Agreement - was Music Till Dawn on WEEI
Mon Feb 25 14:22:34 EST 2008
Speaking of 860
Does Radio-Canada plan to eliminate the AM blowtorch in Toronto?
I would think that might be a touchy problem given the climate of
things between the 2 cultures.
On 2/25/08, Garrett Wollman <email@example.com> wrote:
> <<On Mon, 25 Feb 2008 13:21:45 -0500, "Kevin Vahey" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > Was CFRB as restrictive to the southeast in 1941 as they are today?
> > 1010: new Canadian clear
> > WINS of course protects CFRB but the reality is in upstate NY you
> > seldom get either ( yet even with the lousy night signal WINS beats
> > WCBS in the ratings )
> Remember that WINS and CFRB reengineered their patterns about a decade
> ago to allow both stations to broaden their coverage, creating a zone
> of mutual interference in much of upstate NY and New England which had
> not existed before. Also remember that CFRB wasn't on 1010 in 1941:
> it was on 860, and 1010 belonged to CBY (previously a class-III-ish
> facility on 1420). I suspect the old NRC Night Pattern Book would
> show what the old CFRB and WINS patterns looked like.
> > Now this is the one where politics had to be involved in Ottawa
> > 800: new Canadian clear
> > CKLW was moved to 800 but it seems like their signal was designed to
> > allow CJAD Montreal to be born after the war ended.
> CKLW had been on 1030.
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