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WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

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TomSanders
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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by TomSanders » Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:00 am

I hadn't listened in a while. On Sat 4-25 1160 is putting a suburban-quality signal into Lakeport. From the Wixom xmtr site? The legal ID is still "WCXI Fenton."



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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by MWmetalhead » Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:55 am

The TX site move did not require a COL change.


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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by CK-722 » Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:22 pm

If only they had done a full DA Proof Of Performance, instead of newfangled methods, they might be able to at least fill the nulls off the back of the array, if not increase power.


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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by innate-in-you » Fri May 01, 2020 6:00 pm

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:55 am
The TX site move did not require a COL change.
Well, it did, twice, after losing their sites.

EDIT: I've noticed that yesterday and today, the 1460 signal is much, much weaker than had been the last few weeks, like maybe .2mV/m at Lyndon & Schaefer, when it had been about 1.0mV/m for a few weeks (my guesses - I don't have an FSM).

The 1160 signal is better than I expected it would be, good in Detroit's Downriver suburbs.



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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by statmanmi » Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:59 pm

For better or for worse, the FCC granted the license renewals for both WPON and WCXI on 9/15. Full term too--expiring on 10/1/2028.

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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by Big Signal » Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:46 am

I don't know how anyone can listen to WCXI, the audio on the network programming is substandard.


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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by SixPlusOne » Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:39 am

statmanmi wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:59 pm
For better or for worse, the FCC granted the license renewals for both WPON and WCXI on 9/15. Full term too--expiring on 10/1/2028.
Renewal of License Authorization

This is to notify you that your Application for Renewal of License 0000113724, was granted on 09/15/2020 for a term expiring on 10/01/2028.

This is your License Renewal Authorization for station WPON
Facility ID: 22045 BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION
Location: WALLED LAKE,MI 21700 NORTHWESTERN HWY STE 1190 TOWER 14
SOUTHFIELD, MI 48075

This Authorization must be uploaded to its online public inspection file with the station's
License Certificate and any subsequent modifications.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Renewal of License Authorization

This is to notify you that your Application for Renewal of License 0000113723, was granted on 09/15/2020 for a term expiring on
10/01/2028.

This is your License Renewal Authorization for station WCXI
Facility ID: 10475 BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION
Location: FENTON,MI 21700 NORTHWESTERN HWY STE 1190 TOWER 14
SOUTHFIELD, MI 48075

This Authorization must be uploaded to its online public inspection file with the station's
License Certificate and any subsequent modifications.



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Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020

Post by fuzzpower » Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:57 pm

Is WPON finally at their licensed power? Signal is very good around Canton/Westland area.



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