A Joseph Ross joe@attorneyross.com
Fri Jan 19 02:07:56 EST 2018

I wonder what Ed Perry will program on 1510.  Might be nice to get WATD 
programming in Boston, especially for UMass athletics.  The oldies music 
they do on weekends would be nice, too.

On 1/19/2018 12:06 AM, Scott Fybush wrote:
> The rules are, you have to protect everything that got there before you
> did.
> So an application in 2018 for a minor mod to 1510 in Boston has to protect
> WRNJ as it now exists, as well as WLAC and WWSM in Pennsylvania and the
> phantom CJRS that hasn't existed in Sherbrooke for 20+ years but is still
> notified internationally to the US.
> The one advantage Ed has now that didn't exist even a year ago is that the
> "ratchet rule" has been repealed. That rule, when it was in effect,
> required an AM minor mod to show a reduction in total interference, which
> in practice meant it was very hard to move an older AM without being forced
> to take a power/coverage loss.
> Does that help answer the question?
> On Jan 18, 2018 8:24 PM, "Jim Hall" <aerie.ma@comcast.net> wrote:
>> If 1510 returns to the air from a new transmitter site, will that affect
>> WRNJ in New Jersey? Since WLAC and WMEX protected each other, with a null
>> in
>> each other's direction, WRNJ was able to sneak into the void between them,
>> albeit with not very much night power. Similarly a station near Denver
>> squeezed into the nulls between WLAC and KGA. Since KGA downgraded itself,
>> there's not a lot of power on 1510 at night except WLAC.

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