Boston radio dial in 1963

Garrett Wollman
Mon Nov 25 22:03:43 EST 2013

<<On Mon, 25 Nov 2013 01:47:14 -0500, A Joseph Ross <> said:

> On 11/24/2013 11:50 PM, Garrett Wollman wrote:
>> When WRKO upgraded to 50 kW-N, one of the conditions would have been
>> to maintain existing (negotiated) protections to San Francisco and
>> Raleigh.  This is why the WRKO signal sucks in MetroWest at night.

> I thought it was WNAC or WLAW that upgraded to 50,000 watts.  Would that 
> transmitter have been able to cover Boston with only 5000 watts?

It's the same station, only the call signs have changed.  Just as we
now say that WRKO was built to protect KNBR, when synchronically, WLAW
was built to protect KPO.


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