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NERW 10/13/2014: For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow

In this week’s issue… Big honor for upstate engineer – End of the line for NBC affiliate – Fox, Cox complete Boston swap – iHeart signal swaps granted – More classical in NH – Plus: Hockey on the Radio – The Minor Leagues Jump to: ME – NH – VT – MA – RI – […]

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Site of the Week 10/17/2014: The UHF Candelabra, Needham MA

Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH Over the many years we’ve been offering up this column, we’ve featured deep looks at three of the four huge broadcast towers that flank the Route 128 corridor through the Boston suburbs of Newton and Needham: the WBZ-TV tower, the WHDH-TV tower and the FM128 tower (and then the […]

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NERW Extra: Radio Disney Drops the “Radio”

*The only surprising thing about Radio Disney’s Wednesday announcement that it’s selling off 23 of its 24 remaining over-the-air signals is that it took as long as it did. When Disney entered the kids’ radio business almost twenty years ago, it made a certain amount of sense that it did so by purchasing AM radio […]

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NERW Extra: Radio Disney Drops the “Radio”

*The only surprising thing about Radio Disney’s Wednesday announcement that it’s selling off 23 of its 24 remaining over-the-air signals is that it took as long as it did. When Disney entered the kids’ radio business almost twenty years ago, it made a certain amount of sense that it did so by purchasing AM radio […]

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Site of the Week 2/14/2014: Last Days of NBC Burbank

Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH “From beautiful downtown Burbank…” For two generations of TV viewers, “Burbank” was shorthand for more than just a white-bread city in the San Fernando Valley. It’s meant the studio lot at the corner of Olive and Alameda Avenues, home to NBC’s West Coast operations from 1955 until just a […]

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NERW Extra: Our AM Improvement Filing

Every couple of decades, the FCC decides it’s time to do something about the state of AM radio. This is one of those times, and today’s the deadline for comments in the Commission’s Proceeding #13-249, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on AM Improvement. If you have strong opinions about the state of AM radio – […]