: Re: WGBH/WGBX/ RF ch 5 is much better

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 15:32:11 EST 2020

In Cambridge as of today, I am getting nothing from WGBH/WGBX and WBTS is
showing on 15,3 only - everything else is fine.

The signals from 22 at their new transmitter in Peabody are solid

On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 12:36 PM Maureen Carney via Boston-Radio-Interest <
boston-radio-interest@lists.bostonradio.org> wrote:

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> Subject: Re: WGBH/WGBX/ RF ch 5 is much better
> It comes in loud and clear in Holliston, even with just a flat indoor
> antenna. I was shocked when it (and WNAC Providence on RF 12) showed up.
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>   On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:25 AM, George Allen<geo.allen@comcast.net>
> wrote:   About a week ago I noticed that WGBH's RF5 HD signal was much
> improved.  Last we heard, they had delayed the power increase to
> mid-March [their outreach email], but maybe things went much fast
> than expected.
> The signal here in Swampscott [line of site to the towers] is not
> great  -- "33%" signal strength on my TV, whatever that means, but
> Boston UHF stations come in around 80% here.  The picture is
> watchable, even without extending the indoor Terk rabbit
> ears.  That's a huge difference from a month or 2 ago where maybe I
> could kinda sorta maybe get a picture with the rabbit ears fully
> extended, positioned just right, etc etc.
> Anyone have info if they have indeed made the change to 34kW?
>     George

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