Phase out over-the-air signals? (was: Re: WCRB to simulcast on88.7in R.I.)

Kevin Vahey
Sun Jun 5 23:03:19 EDT 2011

It is only a matter of time when we see 850 or 680 go brokered....

One thing that amazes me is no Boston FM owner has tried a Hispanic format 

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From: A Joseph Ross <>
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Subject: Re: Phase out over-the-air signals? (was: Re: WCRB to simulcast on
	88.7in R.I.)

On 6/4/2011 3:42 PM, Laurence Glavin wrote:

>   >There are actually quite a few AMs that have already turned in their licenses, although AFAIK none are in major markets, where many AMs are not only profitable but are also ratings leaders.>But the migration of formerly AM-only formats to FM has begun, and given the value of land these days (which AMs typically require lots of), IMO it's only a matter of time before the AM band>really starts to thin out.

Maybe that's where low-power community stations should go.

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