[B-R-I] Re: WMVX 1570 change of transmitter site

Scott Fybush scott@fybush.com
Sun Mar 13 20:26:43 EDT 2016

On 3/13/2016 7:40 PM, Jeff Lehmann wrote:
>> I am fairly sure that the change of transmitter site for WMVX  >
>> 1570 from Beverly, MA to Andover, MA (CoL Methuen) occurred  > this
>> week on Wednesday (9 MAR).  Around noon EST I was  >   > listening
>> on the car radio and both 800 WNNW and 1570 WMVX  > were off the
>> air.  This left weak CJAD on 800 and WFTU on 1570.
> I wonder how they got away with making this move since there is no
> other radio or TV station licensed to Beverly? Usually stations are
> only allowed to change city of license when there is another station
> licensed to the town/city.

The rules are a little looser for class D AMs. In this case, I believe 
part of the showing was that Methuen was even more underserved than 

This is not the first such move in recent memory; WSRO 1470 left 
Marlborough with no licensed service when it became WAZN in Watertown a 
few years ago.


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