Baseball radio in the Northeast

Scott Fybush
Thu Jul 14 12:46:34 EDT 2011

SteveOrdinetz wrote:
> In the late 80s/early 90s I worked at a station that was a Bruins affiliate,
> and they had the worst satellite feed I've ever heard.  At the beginning of
> the season it would be OK, but by January or so the signal had deteriorated
> to the point where it was nothing but static...our board ops generally had
> to get a phone patch from WPLM.  Someone told me that they were reducing
> their uplink power mid-season and this was the cause.  Anyone know the real
> deal on this?  It happened this way every season that I worked there.

Did anyone ever check the feedhorn on the satellite dish for wasp nests? 
Those will wipe out satellite reception something awful...


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