WEEI-FM transmitting in Mono

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 14:38:04 EST 2012

They are still transmitting in HD ( just checked )

On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 7:30 PM, James Duffy <jimduffy75@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi.  To borrow and modify the oldest talk radio Cliché; “first time
> emailer,
> long time reader”.
> Has any one noticed that WEEI-FM has not been transmitting in stereo for
> well over a week?  Is this temporary in order to rectify technical issues
> or
> is Entercom purposely doing this to either improve reception, cut cost or
> some combination of both?  If this is permanent, its very unfortunate
> because I honestly believe a great part of 98.5 the Sports Hub’s success is
> derived from producing Patriots and Bruins games in stereo, combined with
> there use of music to create what I believe is a superior production value.
> I’m not in the industry at all, but I still follow it passionately, despite
> how its being slowly brought to the ground each day and I still believe
> Boston is more fortunate than a lot of cities in both the choice and
> quality
> of our radio stations.  If WEEI wants to remain competitive and perhaps
> dominate again, they can learn a lot from the Sports Hub when it comes to
> both talent and the subtleties of production.
> Thank you.
> Jim

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