Here are some things you might like to
And - please do check around the site - there
is much more content to see.
RENEWAL SEASON Notes:
- Stations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode
Island, and Vermont: your Post-Filing Announcements run on the 1st and 16th of
December, January, and February.
For those of you "singletons," we can almost hear your engines revving as
you get ready to receive your CPs. Information that might be of help to you is
on the LPFM pages. For example: what are your plans to monitor and control your
transmitter? Take a
The deadline for filing your comments in AM Revitalization Rulemaking
proceeding is Jan. 21, 2014. Seems like plenty of time, but you know how those
things start to slip! <ggg>
LTE ISSUES - OCCUPIED BANDWIDTH
Reports continue to grow about issues with FM stations and new co-located
LTE cell sites. As
we have discussed this can cost a lot of money if you do not approach it in
the right way. For example, are you sure your transmitter is still clean?
When was the last time you did an bandwidth analysis of your transmission
system? If over ten years, maybe you should schedule one before long.
Some folks who can certify
you are operating correctly are here.
Among other goodies a set of IC-10s and and AC-8, a 250 foot self-supporting
tower, and more, have been posted this week. Need a tape splicing block?
The For Sale page is free
to all individuals. Just click here.
We had several people write in this week to express their appreciation of
this site - that a friend had told them to check out. Remember your friends, so
they can benefit from the BDR.
Do You Remember? This week in history:
It was 13 years ago (2000) when Sirius Satellite put its system into
It was 15 years ago (1988) when President Clinton was impeached.
It was 25 years ago (1988) when PanAm Flight 103 exploded over Scotland.
It was 28 years ago (1985) when Harry Chapin hit #1 with "Cat's in
It was 43 years ago (1970) when Elvis met Richard Nixon at the White
It was 56 years ago (1957) when Elvis Presley was drafted.
It was 81 years ago (1932) when Radio City and its Music Hall was
It was 107 years ago (1906) when Reginald Fessenden was said to transmit
his first radiotelephone message. (There is evidence that the real date
was several months earlier.)
It was 118 years ago (1895) when the first commercial movie opened.
You have read about the 3D printers that have become the rage,
making anything from car replacement parts to pizza (yuck). How about
printing a speaker? Try this one:
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