Doug Drown vzeej5wn@myfairpoint.net
Sat Jul 23 18:07:06 EDT 2011

I'm assuming the expansion of the AM band constituted something of a 
failed experiment.  Other than the fact that it occurred at roughly 
the same time as FM's rise to dominance, why was it a failure?   

On Sat, 23 Jul 2011 15:57:12 -0400, "Dale H. Cook"
At 12:48 PM 7/23/2011, Doug Drown wrote:
> >That makes me curious . . . are there any AM stations in New England 
> >whose frequencies lie in the upper end of the AM band (1610 to 1700 
> kHz)?
> No. 
> >Where are the nearest ones located?
> WWRU, 1660, Jersey City, NJ; WTTM, 1680, Lindenwold, NJ. There are 
> also a number of applications pending in NY and NJ, and many licensed 
> stations in Canada. 
> Interestingly enough, one licensed station in that part of the band 
> has familiar call letters - WBCN, 1660, Charlotte, NC. 
> Dale H. Cook, Contract Engineer, Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA
> http://plymouthcolony.net/starcityeng/index.html

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