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by Shane
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: Another one bites the dust
Replies: 8
Views: 283

Another one bites the dust

http://www.northpine.com/blog/2020/01/2 ... at-age-90/

On a happier note, Nebraska’s oldest station will hit 100 in April 2022.
by Shane
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Broadcast Engineering News
Topic: KOLN-TV 1500 foot tower down
Replies: 1
Views: 164

KOLN-TV 1500 foot tower down

The KOLN-TV tower at Beaver Crossing, Nebraska, collapsed due to an ice storm during the early morning hours of January 18, 2020. BEAVER CROSSING, Neb. (KOLN) - Service has been restored to the majority of 10/11 viewers who lost signal when a KOLN tower collapsed overnight, but some over-the-air vie...
by Shane
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Broadcast Engineering News
Topic: The Looming Engineering Age Crisis
Replies: 74
Views: 9702

Re: The Looming Engineering Age Crisis

AM project work seems to be picking up but is a mere shadow of what it was prior to 2008. This begs some stupid - on my part - questions. Is the decline in AM work since 2008 due to economic conditions that began around that time? Or is it due to more AM stations having FM translators, which IIRC b...
by Shane
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: Gates 5--no audio
Replies: 28
Views: 1159

Re: Gates 5--no audio

Quincy panel sharpener....
Hm. Sounds like a good name for a band...or a serial killer.

Likes on the above two posts, since we don’t have, like, a like button.
by Shane
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: Gates 5--no audio
Replies: 28
Views: 1159

Re: SX vs. MW

Excuse the drift please. What type of modulation system did the MW1 use? Never had one except to remove it from the building, therefore unfamiliar with it except for the very sharp edge under the cabinet that near cut my fingers off! :oops: First MW1 I saw was at WAEB, installed around 1978, where t...
by Shane
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Everything else
Topic: HOLIDAY GREETNGS
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: HOLIDAY GREETNGS

Nobody else called.
Heh. Westwood ALWAYS says that! Sometimes it might even be true. :mrgreen:
by Shane
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: AM Digital NPRM
Replies: 54
Views: 2257

Re: AM Digital NPRM

the city grade contour would be re-established
... but ONLY for the already digital-capable receivers, so that’s only a partial, less-than-half restoration at the moment..
listens to a USB stick
Hope he knows to get off the stick if severe weather is threatening!
by Shane
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: HOLIDAY GREETNGS
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: HOLIDAY GREETNGS

This owner has half a brain
Was that a compliment or an insult? :roll: :wink:
by Shane
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: General Computers
Topic: WIN 7 is auto-adjusting my LINE IN input levels. How to disable?
Replies: 11
Views: 3179

Re: WIN 7 is auto-adjusting my LINE IN input levels. How to disable?

ENCO says: “The current build is 344.” so you might try an update.
by Shane
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Everything else
Topic: HOLIDAY GREETNGS
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: HOLIDAY GREETNGS

Thanks for thinking of us, Fossil. Merry Christmas to all. My phone will be silent. No on-call in current job. (Of course it’s not in broadcasting, right?)
by Shane
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Pics/Video/Audio
Topic: WWFD digital site
Replies: 2
Views: 736

Re: WWFD digital site

Nice transmitter building, too.
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by Shane
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: AM Digital NPRM
Replies: 54
Views: 2257

Re: AM Digital NPRM

FMs are now the LP1s in some markets. Omaha is one (except that Nebraska doesn’t have LP-1s and 2s) where KFAB’s longtime FM, KGOR, is one of a few stations designated for monitoring, and KFAB is not, but can be monitored as an additional source, if desired. in fact, the requirements are less string...
by Shane
Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Andrew coaxial switcher - 6740A
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: Andrew coaxial switcher - 6740A

Came right up when I searched using the title of this thread ...including the hyphen. A search engine link to the .pdf. Didn’t have to look thru any directories. But very glad I could help. Even had some fun reading parts of it.