WESX old tower
Sun Aug 22 11:30:26 EDT 2010
> Does anyone know whether WESX's old tower in Marblehead is still
> standing? WESX changed its CoL to Nahant and moved in at WLYN's tower
> in Lynn more than a year ago (maybe more than two years ago by now).
> Abandonment of the old WESX site for AM use was really sad because,
> thanks to the salt water and the geography, it was a superb AM site
> and WNSH could have used it. If WNSH were transmitting from the old
> WESX site, it would need well under 10 kw to achieve pretty much the
> same coverage that now requires 30 kW from its Endicott College site.
> And yes, I know that the tower was too tall for use at 1570, but the
> top portion could have been skirted or dismantled, leaving WNSH with a
> very efficient 200 (or so)-degree tower.
Funny you should ask, Dan - the tower was just dismantled on Wednesday.
Pictures in Monday's NERW...
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