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Scott Fybush scott@fybush.com
Wed Nov 25 23:37:27 EST 2009

Paul B. Walker, Jr. wrote:
> Did they have it on air at each of the 14 relocaitons? It's my 
> understanding you have to actually have it on the air before moving it 
> again.
> We have an FM translator on AM here in IL... had to make 2 hops and were 
> not sure it was ever on the air in the intermediate location even though 
> they said it was

If someone can prove it wasn't, that's grounds for license revocation, 
since you have to file an application to cover each CP along the way 
with a license - and that involves certifying that the CP was built out 

I know of a couple of translators that were moved several times here in 
western NY (they're now relaying WCJW 1140 Warsaw), and in this case I 
know they did indeed operate (briefly) at each intermediate location.

It doesn't take much to get a translator on the air, especially the 
little 10-watt jobbies that the WPKZ translator was supposedly using 
along the way. You can build one in a couple of hours, if the goal is 
just to get something in place quickly and then move it a day or two later.


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