WCVT (101.7 Stowe, VT)

Dan.Strassberg dan.strassberg@att.net
Mon Dec 12 10:51:50 EST 2011

Thanks! That sounds a lot more reasonable, but I don't understand the 
meaning or significance of the reference distance that Dave Doherty 
mentioned, how the reference distance is derived, or how it enters 
into the HAAT or maximum-ERP calculations.

Dan Strassberg (dan.strassberg@att.net)
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob DeMattia" <bob.bosra@demattia.net>
To: "boston Radio Interest" <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
Sent: Monday, December 12, 2011 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: WCVT (101.7 Stowe, VT)

> HAAT is calculated using eight evenly spaced radials,
> starting at 0 degrees and every 45 degrees after that.  Fifty
> evenly spaced points along each radial from 3 km to 16 km are
> taken and the 8 x 50 = 400 points are then averaged.  The FCC
> allows the applicant to use more radials if they want to, but
> the points are always evenly spaced between 3km and 16km.
> This is explained on the FCC website here:
> http://transition.fcc.gov/mb/audio/bickel/haat_calculator.html
> -Bob 

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