Site of the Week 11/21/2014: Sioux Falls (Big Trip 2013, part 5)

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Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH It’s always fun when the route of one Big Trip crosses the path of a previous Big Trip – and on a sunny Wednesday in August 2013, our journey westward from southern Minnesota intersected the path of the original Big Trip from way back in 2001. Back then, we […]

Site of the Week EXTRA: Bloomington, Indiana

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Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH This week’s Tower Site EXTRA continues our Tower Site Calendar sales season! Tower Site Calendar 2015 is now back from the printer, chock-full of pictures and stories about America’s broadcast infrastructure. For the next few weeks, we’ll bring you some of the Tower Site of the Week installments that […]

NERW 11/17/2014: WJLP – Now You See It…

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In this week’s issue… NYC’s “Channel 3″ rebounds – Howie Carr’s new home, new sidekicks, new calls – Country lands in Ottawa – Shared LPFM granted in NYC – New England FM downgrade underway – WSJ Radio shuts down Jump to: ME – NH – VT – MA – RI – CT – NY – […]

Site of the Week 11/14/14: Southern Minnesota (Big Trip 2013, part 4)

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Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH When we’re fully engaged in a “Big Trip” like the one we’re in the midst of chronicling from the summer of 2013, there’s not a lot of time for anything that’s not radio or TV. We get up in the morning, aircheck morning-drive radio, hit the road bright and […]

NERW Extra: Shakeup in Boston Talk Radio

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By SCOTT FYBUSH If you’ve been reading NorthEast Radio Watch all along (especially our detailed analysis of Howie Carr’s future on Monday), you know changes are coming in a big way to the Boston talk scene. Now we have a much better sense of what’s about to happen – and how quickly it’s all coming […]

Site of the Week EXTRA: WMKI 1260 Boston (and friends)

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Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH This week’s Tower Site EXTRA continues our Tower Site Calendar sales season! Tower Site Calendar 2015 is on its way back from the printer, chock-full of pictures and stories about America’s broadcast infrastructure. For the next few weeks, we’ll bring you some of the Tower Site of the Week […]

NERW 11/10/2014: Is Carr’s WRKO Era Over?

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In this week’s issue… Howie Carr: The Next Chapter – Philly FM goes “Boom” – Farewell, Tom Magliozzi – NYC translator tries again – “Mr. G” leaves radio – Buddy’s back in town – Champlain Valley move-in on the air Jump to: ME – NH – VT – MA – RI – CT – NY […]