Red Sox return to WEEI
Tue Aug 25 20:42:48 EDT 2009
Southern NH is tough. The Sox really need to be on an FM there, or
get the games back on WGIR-AM at the very least. I live in Worcester
county, and WCRN fills the Worcester and Metrowest holes nicely. Once
you get south of the Pike, 103.7 kicks in for just about all of
Southeast MA and WXTK covers the Cape. 104.9 has the North Shore, and
the Red Sox Nation parts of CT is covered by WEEI-FM, WTIC and
longtime affiliates WILI/Willimantic and WINY/Putnam. Maine is pretty
well covered too. Right now the big gaping hole is Southern New
Hampshire....and Bob's mailroom....
On Aug 25, 2009, at 4:36 PM, Paul Anderson wrote:
> On Aug 25, 2009, at 3:57 PM, Bob Nelson wrote:
>> Bad news for me; I work nights and WEEI's signal stinks. Wait till
>> we hear from all the Sox fans who
>> can't pick up WEEI all that well and won't hear the games now. (If
>> I were Entercom I'd simulcast on
>> 93.7 or 97.7 too)
> Most of the difference between WEEI and WRKO is coverage west of
> Boston, where I would imagine WCRN would come in well.
> While driving, I have presets for WGHM Nashua, WCRN Worcester and
> WPKZ Fitchburg. I also had one for WRKO Boston but I'll probably
> change that now to WTIC Hartford. And since I live in southern New
> Hampshire, I have WTPL Hillsboro for spotty FM reception. And all
> of this is only _really_ necessary when they're playing away, as XM
> Radio has the friendly Sox announcers when they're playing at Fenway.
> Even with all those stations, the Sox are pretty much unlistenable
> on terrestrial radio in my town.
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