Potential aux sites for WBZ

Scott Fybush scott@fybush.com
Thu Jun 16 12:57:40 EDT 2011

On 6/16/2011 12:54 PM, Dan.Strassberg wrote:
> Guess what: WBZ would not have as easy a time as we thought in
> establishing a replacement aux site. The main problem is a
> never-to-be-built CP for a station in Moncton NB, exactly 400 miles
> from Hull, with 30 kW-D and 1 kW-N DA-2. The day and night patterns
> are similar but not quite identical (modified cardioids using the same
> three towers and aimed east-northeastward) protecting WBZ. Despite the
> fact that CBA's old 50 kW-U ND assignment is also for Moncton and is
> only 40 kHz up the dial, the 1030 assignmemt must be protected as must
> all Canadian assignments that are notified to the US.

I'm not so sure - remember that 1030 is a U.S. class A clear channel, so 
the protections that apply would be at the US/Canadian border, not at 
the actual Moncton site, I'd think.


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