Channel "5" during Boston's great OTA TV outage of 2012
Tue Apr 10 15:05:53 EDT 2012
*The NECRAT pix are something else! Thanks. (However, despite the
captions, I am still somewhat confused about which stations use (or
used) which antennas. This is particularly true of the pair of panel
antennas (one four bay; one three bay) beneath the topmost pair. Were
these panel antennas originally used for analog TV on UHF channels and
subsequently converted to digital TV?*
The way I read it, all the good stuff is at the top:
20/30/39/43 are on the top half of the stick
43 is on the bottom half of the stick
The four bay below the stick were for the old analog 4 & 5.
The three bay below the four bay was for analog 2.
The "old standby antennas used during antenna construction (pic 13)" are
on a white section of tower just below a set of guys. Looking at the
second pix ("wider view"), these are under the third set of guys from
My guess is the VHF antennas aren't used for anything now.
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