How much longer will WBZ stay at 1170 SFR?
Mon Jun 13 16:44:33 EDT 2011
In this case 10 kW is worth even less than 45% of 50 kW because the
half-wave towers in Hull are a lot more efficient than the short aux
tower in Allston.
Dan Strassberg (email@example.com)
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From: "Martin Waters" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Scott Fybush" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: How much longer will WBZ stay at 1170 SFR?
> WBZ (AM) loses a lot when they have to run 10 kW for extended
> periods (during weekdays) every time the salt air peels the paint
> off the ancient towers in Hull. Ten kW gives you only (very rough
> quick-and-dirty math here, based on non-directional antennas) about
> 45 percent of the signal you get from 50 kW. And that doesn't take
> into account that their directional pattern from Hull pushes out
> something in the neighborhood of 90 kW or 100 kW equivalent at its
> maximum point(which is just about due west).
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