Local favorite FM station about to get stepped on...

Local favorite FM station about to get stepped on...

Post by steve h » Wed, 22 Jul 1992 15:33:50



>On a somewhat related question, I am somewhat miffed by an >>apparent<<
>power increase in a local translator wiping out a distant station.
>The scenario is that I like to listen to 91X (91.1 in Tijuana, Mex.).
>For years I have been able to listen to them with varying degrees of
>quieting. But they were always there. For the last year or so at my
>location, they have been getting walked over by the Simi Valley
>translator for KUSC, which is also on 91.1. Now, I don't know for
>a fact that the translator did increase it's power, but other than
>sunspots, I'm out of other explanations.

>How did the FCC allow a translator at 91.1 when there is a very powerful
>station on the same frequency just over a 100 miles away??? If the FCC

It's closer to 150 miles, and there's a (more or less) mountain range
between TJ and SV.

Still...

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