Boston-Radio-Interest Digest, Vol 18, Issue 141
Sat Dec 13 13:09:06 EST 2014
RE: WCAP To Replace Glenn Ordway With Howie Carr (Mark Watson)
Ah, the Bauer.
It outlasted the Museum of Cooling, CCA boards, Major's, We Care About
People, TTT, Jerry Bishop, Mercier Bros. and the Cohens, who bought it for
a song circa 1973 off` the floor at an NAB convention where it had been
assembled, live, as a demonstration of how xmtrs could be built from a kit.
On 13 December 2014 at 12:00, <
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> Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:59:01 -0500
> Subject: WCAP To Replace Glenn Ordway With Howie Carr
> WCAP announced this afternoon that starting after the first of January,
> will be picking up the Howie Carr show, displacing the current afternoon
> drive show, Glenn Ordway's Big Show Unfiltered. Howie will also make a live
> guest appearance on WCAP's annual Salvation Army radiothon tomorrow morning
> between 8:00 & 10:00 AM, and will autograph copies of his latest book for a
> minimum donation.
> Adding WCAP to Howie Carr's network will make up for some of the difficulty
> of picking up WMEX after sunset in the Lowell area. However, WCAP has been
> operating on the old Bauer backup transmitter for several weeks now,
> out just shy of 1,000 watts. At night, WOFX Troy can be heard under WCAP 3
> to 4 miles (as the crow flies) in Tewksbury, in the path where the night
> pattern sends most of the signal. The Harris 5K has been in sick bay, don't
> know when or if it will be repaired/replaced. It is the original
> from when they built out the 5K DA-2 site in 1980.
> Mark Watson
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