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Stealing a radio tower

2024-02-08 20:39:04.840518+01 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Does anyone listen to terrestrial radio any more? Thieves somehow steal 200-foot WJLX radio tower.

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#Comment Re: Stealing a radio tower made: 2024-02-19 18:39:12.420018+01 by: Dan Lyke

A radiodiscussions.com forum thread wherein a participant uses Google Street View to determine that the tower disappeared "sometime between October 2022 and March 2023"

Which makes various bits of this narrative questionable, or reinforces that nobody cares about AM radio any more.

#Comment Re: Stealing a radio tower made: 2024-02-20 01:57:42.512508+01 by: meuon

I care... a near downtown Chattanooga AM radio station (WNOD) cranks the power up during adverts and bleeds them over PA systems, speakers, microphones and sometimes even car audio.

Been reported multiple times to the FCC.

I think such inadvertent listeners get counted so their listener numbers exceed the 10's.

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