WNSH-AM 1570 To Boost Power To 50K?

Paul B. Walker, Jr. walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 17:53:06 EDT 2012

Even though the signal difference will be minimal, maybe building
penetration will be a bit better?

Plus, 50KW looks good to local, regional and national ad reps/agencies.

"Highest power allowed by law" they can claiom.

But we all know where "50KW on paper" got WALE 990.


On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Scott Fybush <scott@fybush.com> wrote:

> On 9/27/2012 3:56 PM, Laurence Glavin wrote:
>> The FCC Applications list for today includes a "minor change"
>> application for WNSH-AM 1570 in Beverly.   MINOR CHANGE?
> Yes, "minor change."
> "Minor" and "major" have different meanings to the FCC than to most of us.
> To the FCC, a "minor" change is one that can be filed at any time; a
> "major" change needs to wait for a filing window. An AM station's change is
> "minor" if it changes frequency by no more than +/- 30 kHz and if it's
> mutually exclusive to the station's current facility. The WNSH app doesn't
> change the frequency at all, and it doesn't move the transmitter site.
>  I wouldn't be surprised if many of the locals
>> experienced problems when the power was
>> boosted;  a 50K operation would presumably make it worse.
> Not by much; it's not even a 3 dB increase from the present 30 kW day
> power.
> s

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