Home for the holidays!

Paul B. Walker, Jr. walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 23:26:42 EST 2009

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


On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Scott Fybush <scott@fybush.com> wrote:

> For those of you NERW fans who've been following the meanderings of that
> lonely translator that's been slowly migrating from Gloucester to Fitchburg,
> there's some good news tonight:
> I think that after 14 relocations and 7 frequencies (most recently 105.5),
> our little lost translator (currently W288CE) has finally come home.
> There's a new application, filed just today, that will shift it from 105.5
> (up north by the NH border) to 105.3, with 250 watts, non-directional, from
> a site about 1000' above sea level just west of downtown Fitchburg.
> This looks like it will be the permanent facility for this translator,
> which is going to relay WPKZ 1280.
> I'm quite sure this is not at all what the authors of the translator rules
> ever had in mind...but you've somehow got to admire the sheer determination
> it takes to pull off a move like this, anyway.
> s

Paul B. Walker, Jr.

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