Fri Feb 2 21:01:47 EST 2018
On Thu, 1 Feb 2018, Jim Hall wrote:
I wonder if at some point, the FCC will let stations turn off the AM and
> just keep the translator going.
Two stations that I know of, have abandoned any identification with the AM.
WCCM, 1110AM in Salem, NH is now "Valley 98.9" and if you listen, you would
never know they are listenable on AM.
WMRC in Milford in now simply identified as MY 101.3
Both stations have dropped any local service that they were doing when they
were just AM stations.
I'm not sure this is what the FCC had in mind.....
On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 5:17 PM, Rob Landry <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Feb 2018, Jim Hall wrote:
> I wonder if at some point, the FCC will let stations turn off the AM and
>> just keep the translator going.
> All of the AM's I work with have much greater ranges than their
> translators. Take, for example, Alex Langer's WSRO 650 AM. I was listening
> to it in Lebanon, NH this morning. The FM translator is 40 watts, and
> covers just Framingham and the immedtarely surrounding towns. Alex has a CP
> to move it to Waltham and give it a modest power increase, but it will
> never match even WSRO's nighttime coverage.
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