September 21, 2017 at 12:29 am #31917
The antenna is in the Coast Range. It still reaches Newport. It’s even in the expanded ID.September 21, 2017 at 11:51 am #31918
Semoochie…I was asking with the owners of KYTE supposed selling their move in station they have no Newport station themselves to own. I have seen where Coastal moveins have had another frequency to acquire/continue service to original area of coverage. Could Bustos trade their 95.1 with 102.7 and have 95.1 move back to the coast to cover Newport?
September 21, 2017 at 8:49 pm #31921
- This reply was modified 3 months, 4 weeks ago by Broadway.
It seems to me there was already a station placed in that vicinity to take care of that but KYTE still puts a strong signal into Newport or so it would appear.September 23, 2017 at 12:44 am #31931
The plot thickens: The Gold Mountain translator, that’s been on 102.5 for years, has applied to decrease power from ten watts to one and switch to a directional antenna, with no other changes. That should alleviate the Camas LPFM’s new interference troubles.September 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm #31934
The path from the new site to Toledo & Newport is not that good. Probably lots of multipath all along the coast.September 23, 2017 at 3:13 pm #31935
Anyone who lives or traveled recently in Newport…please give a DX report of new coverage !!!September 23, 2017 at 3:44 pm #31936
I’m assuming that it’s rock solid in the valley. What about Eugene?September 28, 2017 at 1:34 am #32057
Double whammy!: It isn’t the Gold Mountain translator. It’s Goat Mountain and they aren’t reducing power, just going to a directional pattern.November 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm #33000
This from All Access:
THE KBOO FOUNDATION is selling K264AA/SALEM, OR to WILLAMETTE INFORMATION, NEWS, AND ENTERTAINMENT SERVICE for $18,000. The translator rebroadcasts the buyer’s noncommercial Variety KMUZ/TURNER, OR.November 13, 2017 at 7:16 pm #33003
CP for more coverage…
https://radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/patg?id=K264AA-FX&s=CNovember 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm #33009
KYTE also not broadcasting from their new site…sounds like they are back on their old coastal TX site…new FCC app says they want studio waiver…November 14, 2017 at 1:35 am #33016
So, they want a waiver for the time between now and when the new main studio rule goes into effect?November 14, 2017 at 4:13 pm #33029
What is the KYTE waiver? What does it have to do with the new main studio rule?November 14, 2017 at 4:47 pm #33030
The FCC recently deleted the requirement for a main studio but it hasn’t gone into effect yet, so if KYTE is asking for a waiver, it must only cover the time between now and when the rule goes into effect. It’s hardly worth the effort.(Edit)I thought you were referring to a new application after the order and didn’t realize it was from the license application in September, before the fact, as I just looked into this and found the following at the FCC site: Exhibit 6
Description: MAIN STUDIO WAIVER
WE ARE APPLYING FOR A WAIVER OF THE MAIN STUDIO RULE AS THE COMMISSION IS CURRENTLY REVIEWING ITS RULES REGARDING THAT REQUIREMENT AND TO REQUIRE US TO FIND A LOCATION AND STAFF FOR WHAT MAY BE A VERY SHORT DURATION DOES NOT MAKE A GOOD BUSINESS DECISION.November 14, 2017 at 4:54 pm #33031
So KYTE is going back to their old signal because the FCC is the ending main studio rule? Will KYTE go back to its new signal?
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