WBZ 1030 on 103.3 HD2
Fri Feb 13 23:29:46 EST 2009
Plus, don't forget about WWYZ/Waterbury and WLNG/Sag Harbor from the
west and south, respectively. Those stations always gave me fits when
I tried to pull in PRO-FM growing up in Colchester, CT. I never had a
problem recieving WHJY or WSNE since there wasn't much short-spacing
issues on those stations.
Ironically, I believe Colchester is Paul's hometown as well....
On Feb 13, 2009, at 7:16 PM, Scott Fybush wrote:
> Paul B. Walker, Jr. wrote:
>> I completely understood what you said, but you were somewhat
>> implying a Class B FM could have an HD signal for 70 miles and that
>> was normal.
> No, you still haven't understood what I said at all.
> You asserted that "the limit for good reception all depends on the
> power level of the station."
> That may be true in rural Nebraska, were there any HD signals on the
> air out there.
> That's not the case along the I-95 corridor.
> To use a real-world example that doesn't involve rooftop Yagis,
> let's take WPRO-FM in Providence.
> By itself, its HD coverage would probably be limited to 30-35 miles
> or so on a typical receiver, simply as a function of its power
> level, as you claim.
> In the real world, I suspect WPRO-FM's HD coverage is rather more
> limited than that, thanks to short-spaced first-adjacent WXRV 92.5.
> Such situations are more common than not in the northeast, and as a
> Connecticut native, I'd think you'd have remembered that.
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