WBZ-AM Allston backup is no more

Scott Fybush scott@fybush.com
Sun Oct 18 21:51:42 EDT 2020

A couple of years ago, iHeart sold its tower portfolio to Vertical Bridge,
which is now one of the big national players in the tower rental business,
alongside American Tower, Crown Castle and SBA.

On Sun, Oct 18, 2020, 9:27 PM Shawn Mamros <mamros@mit.edu> wrote:

> Scott wrote:
> >I doubt they'll invest in a new off-site AM backup. Those are becoming
> >exceedingly rare, and especially now that iHeart doesn't own its own tower
> >sites, it becomes harder (or at least more expensive) for them to, say,
> >diplex a 10 kW WBZ signal into one WRKO tower.
> I may have missed this, but... who owns the towers in Hull now, if iHeart
> doesn't?
> -Shawn

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