WGBH-TV coverage after August 2

Ben Levy LostCluster@lostcluster.me
Sun Aug 4 21:49:38 EDT 2019

VHF 2-6 was removed from TV during the analog shutdown. All of the classic analog numbers were released then… leaving plenty of room for new players, but none other than NBC Boston showed up, so they could now compact the bandwidth/

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From: Rob Landry
Sent: Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:29 PM
To: A Joseph Ross
Cc: boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org
Subject: Re: WGBH-TV coverage after August 2

On Sat, 3 Aug 2019, A Joseph Ross wrote:

> I don't understand why the FCC didn't simply delete the VHF band entirely and 
> put all off-air TV on UHF with the conversion to digital TV.

VHF isn't useful for mobile broadband, but UHF is. So it's UHF spectrum 
being removed from broadcast use, not VHF.


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