650 AM All Digital

Tim Gordon tgordo49@gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 18:57:53 EST 2021

...And I was just enjoying a jaunty free-form jazz tune when the
transmitter unceremoniously turned off at 6:47pm.
They must have finished whatever testing they were performing.
I've never tried to DX on AM 650, but in the car in wide-open flat areas of
Carlisle & Westford I now mostly get a very twangy country music station
after dark. I wonder where that is coming from.

On Sun, Dec 5, 2021 at 5:18 PM Rob Landry <011010001@interpring.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Dec 2021, Tim Gordon wrote:
> > Questionable programming enjoyment so far, though.
> The format is supposed to be changing shortly. The current one I cobbled
> together on a Sunday afternoon as a temporary stopgap several years ago
> for WZBR 1410. I'm surprised how many times it's come back from the dead,
> and particularly that it's been on 650 for more than a year now.
> > Kind of neat to hear the data stream noise for a fraction of a second
> > before the radio figures out it's data. Takes me back to the days of
> > picking up the receiver when someone was using a 1200 baud modem on the
> > line 40 odd years ago. :)
> Interesting. My radio doesn't do that, but I have a Boston Acoustics
> Recepter HD, a very old model.
> Rob

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