650 AM All Digital

Tim Gordon tgordo49@gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 22:11:51 EST 2022

Enjoying the 1/1/22 change to classical on 650, it makes good use of the
dynamic range etc. capabilities. I'll let Rob post the online feed links to
650 and 1410 which he sent me if he wants to make those public, I think
they're pretty cool, to use the technical term. No pressure. :-D

On Wed, Dec 8, 2021 at 10:14 AM Rob Landry <011010001@interpring.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Dec 2021, Tim Gordon wrote:
> > Yes, and I've been impressed that at night I still get an almost constant
> > HD indicator, and a listenable signal out in these parts cutting in & out
> > about 50% of the time, as I drive around. This time (last night) was
> > different, a complete shut down of their transmitter as far as I could
> > tell, and at 6:47pm which is 2+ hours after sunset. Maybe they went back
> to
> No, they never went back to analog. I can only assume you were
> experiencing some sort of interference. Without an analog signal to back
> up the HD, it just mutes if it can't decode the digital. And all that
> interferece you typically hear on the AM band is still there; it's just
> being covered up. WSRO can only run 100 watts after sunset, and it's got a
> Class A in Nashville on the same frequency.
> > But they're back on today, and for the first time I've heard some air
> > checks along the lines of, "AM 650, Boston's True Jazz station, WSRO" and
> > the like. Seems to be programming that's a little different than what Rob
> > L. had mentioned that he'd arranged, I think?
> The format got tweaked a bit by Stu Fink, but it's still basically the
> same format.
> There is a format change coming at the beginning of next month. I *think*
> the jazz format will continut on 1410/98.1, but I'm not sure.
> Rob

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