WWBW 96.9

madprof madprof@ix.netcom.com
Wed Mar 17 22:13:24 EDT 2010

Wooo, yes, really strange, Higganum is on the CT river,  and the 60dBu 
service plot is basically 1/2 of Norwich, which is on the Thames River,
nowhere near in range of Higganum.
Someone at the FCC was, ah, sleeping?  (I'm being kind).

FCC calcs WWBW site as 40.36 km (25.08 miles) distant from 
41° 29' 48" N Lat  72° 33' 27" W Lon, 
[Higganum per FCC Reference Coordinates for Communities]

FCC calcs WWBW's site as 59.79 km (37.15 miles) 
distant from WEHN 96.9 East Hampton, LI. 

www.ontheradio.net lists WCTD as 96.9 The Party - 
RI's ONLY Party Station, Ashaway, RI.
I found no WCTD or WBLQ(-LP) listed in FCC FM query,
then checked Ashaway, RI, 96.7, only WYCM-LP is listed.
Please furthur identify?

FWIW, www.ontheradio.net Norwich does not include WWBW!    

It is beyond me why a Licensee named  "CONNECTICUT RIVER EDUCATIONAL RADIO"
would have apps on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket,
which certainly aren't in CT.
Please quote the frequencies of those apps so I can view in FM Query, too. 

Bob Sutherland.

-----Original Message-----
>From: "Paul B. Walker, Jr." <walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com>
>Sent: Mar 15, 2010 7:29 PM
>To: bri <bri@bostonradio.org>, B-R-I <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
>Subject: WWBW 96.9
>How this station got licensed to HIGGANUM, but it's antenna in southern
>Norwich is beyond  me. No website exsists and in the several years WWBW has
>been licensed, I've heard that the "issue" of COL vs Antenna location would
>be correct. I've also seen that this station is off the air alot and really
>suffers from interference because of WEHN East Hampton, Long Island. Which
>is why WCTD, now WBLQ-LP applied and mvoe to 96.7 in 2 weeks or so. I also
>see where the WWBW Licensee has apps on Matha's Vineyard and Natucket.
>I wonder what the purpose of WWBW and these propsoed stations are?  Anyone
>ever locate the antenna?
>Paul Walker

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