Chris Hall chris2526@comcast.net
Sun Jul 24 01:11:18 EDT 2011

The pictures of the WNAC Squantum site also include some of the transmitter room
and show the transmitter for WNAC as a 5000 watt Western Electric with notes on the
back as running at 5000 day – 1000 night.
WAAB was a 1000 watt Western Electric run at 1000 watts day and night.

The picture of the Blaw – Knox diamond shape tower shows that WNAC was series fed
at the base insulator and WAAB was shunt fed like the WLLH Lawrence Lingo pole.
The WBZ Soldiers Field Rd. tower was also fed this way until a few years back when the
tower had a feed skirt added. This type of shunt feed was banned years back because
it results in a somewhat directional pattern. WTAM and a WKIP used this method to reduce
radiation .

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