Entercom announces what it plans to keep

Garrett Wollman wollman@bimajority.org
Thu Oct 12 21:35:57 EDT 2017

<<On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:32:02 -0400, Bob Nelson <raccoonradio@gmail.com> said:

> They can't have huge dominance of market share.The Dept of Justice mandates
> this.
> WEEI AM is a place for spillover sports.Tonight 93.7 has NFL football while
> 850 has baseball playoffs.

And at this point 850 is basically free as far as programming costs
go.  Their only cost is the transmitter site.  So long as they're
getting more from ESPN, there's no benefit in selling it.

680, on the other hand, is basically a money sink at this point.  It's
in the spinoff group, and I assume whoever ends up with those stations
will immediately turn around and try to find a buyer for it -- Salem
seems like the most obvious choice, and it would be an improvement for
them, signal-wise.  I don't think there's anyone else in the market
who would (a) know what to do with it, and (b) be able to raise the


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