650 AM All Digital

Ron obrienron2@gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 13:27:55 EST 2022

Is 1410 all-digital as well as 650AM WSRO?

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Sent: Monday, January 3, 2022 8:40 AM
To: Tim Gordon <tgordo49@gmail.com>
Cc: Boston Radio Group <boston-radio-interest@lists.bostonradio.org>
Subject: Re: 650 AM All Digital

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>
>> 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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