NBC Boston info

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 00:47:05 EST 2016

CanCom is now Shaw Broadcast Services and they import US signals into
Canada and resell them to Canadian cable companies.

In Boston they contract with WGBH to transmit the Boston network stations
and WSBK to then be re transmitted to Canadian cable companies.

In Nova Scotia, parts of New Brunswick and Newfoundland they get the US
networks from Boston stations.

On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 11:29 PM, A Joseph Ross <joe@attorneyross.com> wrote:

> What's CamCom?
> On 11/7/2016 10:01 PM, Kevin Vahey wrote:
>> Garrett don't forget that WGBH still operates CamCom from Needham. I
>> understand paperwork has been done to drop WHDH and add WBTS on Canadian
>> systems
>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 9:14 PM, Garrett Wollman <wollman@bimajority.org>
>> wrote:
>> <<On Mon, 7 Nov 2016 14:43:14 -0500, Trip Ericson <
>>> webmaster@rabbitears.info> said:
>>> An outdoor antenna should receive WGBX, notwithstanding
>>>> interference from other stations, out to at least Webster, Charlton,
>>>> Rutland, and Ashburnham, notwithstanding a few really serious
>>>> terrain-caused holes, and see increasing terrain blockages west of that.
>>> Of course, nobody *has* outdoor antennas any more, and plenty of
>>> people in MDUs don't even have the option (the OTARD rule doesn't help
>>> unless they have a balcony).
>>> Which, again, is a good reason for Comcast not to invest too much into
>>> WBTS-LD's OTA signal.  They'd be better off working on direct feeds to
>>> the few outlying cable systems they don't already own.  (Satellite may
>>> be another story, but I assume the satellite receive sites are
>>> reasonably close to Needham anyway.
>>> -GAWollman
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