'WMVY' Edgartown, Cape Cod, returns to the air, as WMEX

Ken VanTassell kenwvt@gmail.com
Wed May 21 19:06:29 EDT 2014

According to an aritcle in RadioInsight:

Friends of MVYRadio, LLC has agreed to acquire 88.7 WMEX Edgartown, MA from
Vineyard Public Radio for $450,000. WMEX is currently licensed with 250
watts at 66 meters with a Construction Permit to increase to 420 watts at
92 meters. Part of the sale agreement will have MVYRadio apply to modify
that CP to another tower site in Tisbury, MA.

Read more at:

MVY Radio is currently being heard in Fairhaven, and Dennisport on the Cape
as well as other off Vineyard locations.


On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 5:56 PM, Robert Sutherland <madprof@fairpoint.net>wrote:

> Thanks to my daughter Sandy, who is a member of mvyradio.com,
> PJ Finn announced the return today (for 4pm) on 88.7.
> BUT! FCC public database lists it as WMEX (woo woo) with
> 250 watts, non-directional. (yes, used to be 3kw)
> 60dBu contour doesn't reach Falmouth
>     why'd they give up the WMVY call?
> FWIW, "WMVY call now is listed for Hartford VT (near white River Jct),
> with construction permit at Keeseville NY (near Ausable Chasm,
> Lake Champlain), (the 2 towns not even close!) with a higher power.
> Bob Sutherland

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