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RE: Reception

Kindablue, find out who is the engineer responsible for maintaining WPFW's transmission tower. There are usually several stations sharing that broadcasting site. So if WPFW's phone receptionist doesn't know, ask one of the other stations. ... KPFA lost nearly 50% of their pledgers after May '03. Nevada City's KNCO moved from 94.3 Mhz to 94.1 Mhz. Which effectively blanketed KPFA's former 59 kw flame thrower signal from Berkeley throughout NorCali. Even though only 660 watts, KNCO's propogation was helped by its' transmitter's Banner Mountain elevation. By all accounts, those former donations were never replaced. ... It also didn't help Pacifica's coffers when they spent $250,000 to help Radio For Peace International relocate from Costa Rica to Oregon. RFPI was a shortwave broadcaster started in the late 80s (methinketh) by Jim Latham, who was from Oregon. Studios were located on University For Peace campus in San Jose, Costa Rica. "Predominately social-conscience and counterculture programming", as Passport To World Band Radio described. UPaz booted RFPI off campus in '03, & Latham returned to Oregon. Where he apparently convinced Pacifica he could successfully relocate RFPI. Unfortunately, international broadcasters were abandoning shortwave for internet streaming. RFPI has yet to return to international airwaves. ... 73s para Sactown

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