How much longer will WBZ stay at 1170 SFR?

Mon Jun 13 16:54:37 EDT 2011

You couldn't be more wrong! The modern annals of the technical side of 
AM in the US are basically a litany of case after case in which 
neighbors have shot down tower construction. The most notorious case 
locally was the WXKS (AM)/WRCA/WUNR triplex in Newton, which spent 
about a decade in court. When KFI lost its tower because of a 
light-plane crash, it took Clear Channel the better part of a decade 
to get permission to replace the tower with a somewhat shorter version 
at the very same spot! If you are going to build any sort of AM 
facility in the Boston area in this millennium, you're going to need a 
cooperative AM station that is willing to have you as a tenant 
diplexing into its existing tower or towers.

Dan Strassberg (
eFax 1-707-215-6367

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A Joseph Ross" <>
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Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 3:23 PM
Subject: Re: How much longer will WBZ stay at 1170 SFR?

> I imagine they'd need to find a new location for the auxiliary radio 
> transmitter.  Maybe that isn't much of a problem these days. 
> Perhaps they could put it out near the existing television tower at 
> Route 128.  Or perhaps they could acquire a site somewhere else.
> -- 
> A. Joseph Ross, J.D.                     617.367.0468
> 92 State Street, Suite 700          Fax: 617.507.7856
> Boston, MA 02109-2004

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