The old WUPY Lynn tower?

Garrett Wollman
Thu Jun 18 11:44:17 EDT 2009

<<On Thu, 18 Jun 2009 10:58:08 -0400, "Dan.Strassberg" <> said:

> WUPY, licensed to Lynn, was on 105.3, IIRC. It was certainly not a
> full Class B but it may have been more than a Class A. It was on the
> air from maybe 1961 to 1963. In that era, I do not believe that
> subclasses of the FM letter classes had yet been created. Class As
> were limited to 3 kW @ 300' AAT; Bs were limited to 20 kW @ 500'.

Many "class B" stations of the pre-'64 era operated at just over 3 kW
-- enough to reserve the channel (this being before the Table of
Allotments) without making a huge investment in the facility in case
FM turned out to be a passing fad.


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