Is WSRO-AM 650 Testing Its Modest Power Increase?

Rob Landry
Thu Jun 12 18:09:07 EDT 2014

On Thu, 12 Jun 2014, Laurence Glavin wrote:

> I was doing a little late-night AM dial twisting yesterday (Wednesday, 
> 06/11) and noticed that I could hear WSRO-AM 650 transmitting from 
> Framingham.  They've been running 100 watts nights with a directional 
> pattern favoring the 45-degree radial where I reside 40 or so miles 
> away.  They received a CP to boost that to 187 watts; no big deal, but 
> if they're running that now, at least on the cusp of the solstice so 
> there are fewer hours between sunset and midnight, it's doing a fine job 
> of covering WSM-AM in Nashville,.

They're only running 100 watts at night. On occasion, I've heard them at 
night on I-95 at the Mass/NH line. The signal's not really listenable, but 
it's there.

In the daytime, however, they're quite listenable in Portsmouth.


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