WWBW 96.9

Paul B. Walker, Jr. walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 22:19:39 EDT 2010

88.9 Marthas Vineyard and 88.5 Nantucket are their applications.

I forgot, 96.7 in Ashaway changed call letters to WYCM!

WWBW is quite interesting. WHen I contacted them several years ago, I only
got an answer after pestering them a bit...allbeit, politely.. just from the
standpoint of being curious as to what was going on

Paul Walker

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 9:13 PM, madprof <madprof@ix.netcom.com> wrote:

> 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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