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by rst599
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WTVN 610
Replies: 31
Views: 1867

Re: WTVN 610

As I recall, it was a mechanical device that drew the pattern on paper given the parameters set using dials. I may have a picture of it (it may also be in earlier editions of the NAB Engineering Handbook - the only one I have is the 7th edition). I think the two-tower pattern plot families in the di...
by rst599
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WTVN 610
Replies: 31
Views: 1867

Re: WTVN 610

The WTVN antenna farm appears to be a ragtag bunch of towers seemingly crafted out of miscellaneous steel. Towers 1 and 2 are self-supporting triangular towers, tapered at the base, whereas 3, 4 and 6 are square base self-supporting tapered towers. Tower 5, the daytime Non-DA tower, was later also u...
by rst599
Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WPON Update - 2019
Replies: 67
Views: 8304

Re: WPON Update - 2017

One way or another, he'll have to turn it on by then or the Commission will put their foot down. I understand they have been more strict about these remain silent STAs and just firing up a temporary rig into a wire for a few days doesn't count as resuming service.