While wandering through the Upper Midwest.

Scott Fybush scott@fybush.com
Tue Feb 21 11:05:47 EST 2012

On 2/21/2012 10:54 AM, Kevin Vahey wrote:
> That should read moving to FM

The CBC has taken a different approach to AM in the Canadian west. It 
recognizes that the huge signals from CBW, CBR, CBX and CBK effectively 
cover enormous swaths of emptiness that would be economically impossible 
to replicate with FM transmitters. So it's leaving those signals (and 
CBU Vancouver, too) on AM, but it has put "nested" lower-power FM relays 
on the air to provide FM service to the core of each urban market. In 
Winnipeg, it's CBW-1-FM, running 2800 watts on 89.3 from a rooftop 

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