Changes at WHMP
Mon Sep 24 08:13:30 EDT 2018
Thanks to the FM translator for WRCA in town, Beasley in effect has 6 FMs
despite the 5 FM cap (though 106.1 lower powered).The other 5 are on 92.9,
96.9, 98.5, 102.5, and 105.7
On Mon, Sep 24, 2018, 7:48 AM Rob Landry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Sep 2018, A Joseph Ross wrote:
> > I'm in the Amherst area for a few days, and I was surprised to find that
> > FM is no longer the FM repeater for WHMP. It's now "Pure Oldies 96.9,"
> > oldies from the 1950s and 1960s. The ads seem to be local ads, and the
> > legal ID, or mention of call letters at all, is "WLZX-FMHD3." I didn't
> > a repeater could be used to relay the programming of an HD3 channel.
> A translator can relay an HD2 or HD3 channel; in fact, many stations use
> these channels as STLs to feed what are essentially new FM stations that,
> moreover, don't count toward local ownership caps. The only drawback is
> that translators are limited to nomore than 250 watts.
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