What's happened to the "candelabra" tower?

Scott Fybush scott@fybush.com
Mon Feb 4 09:15:01 EST 2019

... except WFXT; it will return to Cabot as its main site and will use the
new master antenna at Cedar as its aux when all the dust settles.

On Mon, Feb 4, 2019, 9:02 AM Garrett Wollman <wollman@bimajority.org wrote:

> <<On Mon, 4 Feb 2019 06:49:27 -0500 (EST), Rob Landry <
> 011010001@interpring.com> said:
> > I see that all three of the antennas that used to crown American Tower's
> > former Stainless tower at 140 Cabot Street in Needham are gone.
> > Is there anyone still using this tower?
> Scott has reported on the restacking extensively in NERW.  There's now
> a UHF master antenna and a VHF channel 5 antenna atop the mast for
> WGBH.  The "arms" of the candelabra are no longer in use, and channel
> 25 (the last remaining tenant) is using Cedar St. while everyone
> (except 7/56 obviously) is constructing a backup facility at Cabot.
> They will all move to Cabot while the post-repack facility is
> constructed as Cedar.  WGBH's post-repack main facility on channel 5
> will be at Cabot; the other stations will be main at Cedar and aux at
> Cabot.
> -GAWollman

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