650 AM All Digital

Rob Landry 011010001@interpring.com
Mon Jan 3 08:40:10 EST 2022

Classical: http://natrix.springfieldsvariety.com:8000/wsro

Jazz: http://natrix.springfieldsvariety.com:8000/wzbr


On Sun, 2 Jan 2022, Tim Gordon wrote:

> 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
> --Tim
> 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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