WPKZ To Air Yankees Games
Sun Mar 4 12:10:48 EST 2012
The directional signal from east of Duanesburg does reach most of the
Capital District OK. About 2/3 of Rensselaer County and the Saratoga
Springs area can be iffy, and the Amsterdam/Gloversville area is bad.
I'm about 10 miles north of downtown Troy and I get WTRY just fine in
home and car.
On 3/3/2012 9:52 AM, Dan.Strassberg wrote:
> 980 in Troy hasn't been WTRY for decades. Currently, I believe that
> station is WOFX (Fox spelled sideways--for Fox Sports, AFAIK). I don't
> know if this is still the case, but at one time, the WTRY calls had
> migrated to 98.3, which is a Class A licensed to Rotterdam. IIRC,
> Rotterdam is a little way southwest of Schenectady, but I have no idea
> where the WTRY-FM transmitter is located. WTRY-FM's HAAT is listed as
> only 318', suggesting its not in the Heldebergs or on Bald Mountain
> (former location of Channel 13). Long, long ago, WTRY AM and FM were
> co-owned with Channel 13. Anyhow, I suspect that 6 kW at 318' isn't
> quite enough to cover the entire Capital District market--especially
> if Rotterdam is where I think it is and the 70 dBu contour has to
> cover Rotterdam.
Douglas J. Broda
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