Mon Jan 11 19:00:15 EST 2010
I could always pick up HEB-AM in Aroostook County and in New York State.
From: "John" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 09, 2010 12:40 PM
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: WJIB
> I picked up HEB-AM a few times back in the late 70's in East Boston!
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> Sent: Saturday, January 09, 2010 8:47 AM
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> WHEB-750 Portsmouth would have been a "killer" for coverage not only of
> southern ME, NH, and MA seacoast down to and including Cape Ann but it
> had a spectacularly loud signal on the South Shore and Cape Cod. Signal
> strength measurements that I took from West Yarmouth in the '70s put its 1
> kW ahead of 850's 50 kW and nearly in the same league as 680 and 1030.
> But a 50 kW in Bangor ? I'm not sure that the expense would be justified
> for the amount of people served who couldn't get WJTO-730 as well. If it
> was Bar Harbor instead of more inland Bangor, they'd have a monster signal
> along the entire New England coast as well as parts of Nova Scotia and New
> Brunswick and all the way south to Montauk Point, Long Island. When St.
> John, New Brunswick (CHSJ) was on 700, they could be heard all day as far
> south as Chincoteague, VA !
> But Bangor isn't Bar Harbor (or St. John) in terms of sea gain boost.
> What could be a bit cheaper for Bob would be to scoop up West Yarmouth's
> 1240 and/or Plymouth's 1390 to provide the Cape Cod area with programming
> well-matched to its sizeable senior population (who used to have nostalgia
> music on FM but lost that).
> Mark Connelly - Billerica, MA
> Betcha Hecht & Alonso will happily consider offers for their 750 CP in
> Hampden, outside of Bangor (50 kW-D/10 kW-N DA-N four towers).
> Although the grant date was 1/18/2005, meaning that it should have expired
> two years ago, the CP has apparently been tolled, because my source
> a notation that it won't expire until 2029!
> Dan Strassberg (email@example.com)
> eFax 1-707-215-6367
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> Sent: Saturday, January 09, 2010 2:54 AM
> Subject: Re: I guess holiday music works
>> In a message dated 1/8/2010 10:38:32 AM Eastern Standard Time,
>> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>> I am thinking that if Bob Bitner had been able to buy WHEB, he would
>> have blanketed the coastline on 730, 740, and 750.
>> Had I been awake and aware of 750's ownership's thoughts at the time,
>> I definitely would have. Absolutely!
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