Fybush: Willcox selling WNSH to Costa-Eagle
Tue Jan 4 12:36:46 EST 2011
Depends on whether you count 1110, which is licensed to Salem NH and I
believe now has the WCCM calls, as being on the North Shore. Unless
there has been a recent format flip, 1110 is Costa-Eagle's only
station that programs in English. 1490 is now WCEC and programs in
Dan Strassberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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From: "Doug Drown" <email@example.com>
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Subject: Re: Fybush: Willcox selling WNSH to Costa-Eagle
> As an ex-Bay Stater long in Maine, I'm curious: With the exception
> of WCAP and WNBP, are all the AMs in the North Shore and the
> Merrimack Valley now broadcasting in Spanish? -Doug
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>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: Bob Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> >To: boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org
>> >Sent: Mon, Jan 3, 2011 11:41 am
>> >Subject: Fybush: Willcox selling WNSH to Costa-Eagle
>> >Scott Fybush said in today's North East Radio Watch (
>> http://www.fybush.com )
>> >that Keating Willcox isn't just leasing WNSH
>> >to Costa-Eagle for Spanish programming, simulcasting the 800/92.1
>> >combo in
>> >Lawrence area, he's selling it to them for $400,000. A "Power
>> >1570" logo
>> >on the page Costa-Eagle has up.
>> >At least the 1570 they mentioned is a legit station. Awhile back
>> wasn't there a
>> >pirate in the Merrimack
>> >Valley (Methuen?) at 1570?
>> >Certainly a Hispanic audience out there, and the 30,000 watt
>> directional signal
>> >can do well (85w at night I believe though).
>> The pirate I recall being mentioned at 1570 in the Merrimack Valley
>> in Lowell. WNSH is NON-directional. Early in the process of
>> upgrading WNSH in
>> of its signal strength, also including shutting down WPEP in
>> Taunton, there was
>> proposal to go to 50,000 watts with a directional antenna. I'm
>> sure the people
>> live in the homes near the Endicott College campus would have loved
>> that! There
>> have been a Oak Park District NIMBY group if that had gone forward.
>> As it is,
>> watts out of a runt tower can't be much fun if a person living
>> nearby tried to
>> to anything in the upper AM band. Yikes...I hope Costa-Eagle
>> doesn't try to
>> morph this deal
>> into running 30K on 1570 out of the current 800 tower in Andover!
>> There goes
>> WWZN for me!
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