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Old July 23rd 03, 02:22 AM
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Thought you all might find this interesting. The the FCC's Daily Digest.

Paul, N0JAA.

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*Pages 1--1 from Microsoft Word - 29575* NEWS News Media Information 202
/ 418- 0500 TTY 202 / 418- 2555 Fax- On- Demand 202 / 418- 2830
Internet: http:// www. fcc. gov ftp. fcc. gov Federal Communications
Commission 445 12 th Street, S. W. Washington, D. C. 20554 This is
an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full
text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v.
FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D. C. Circ 1974).

July 22, 2003 BROADCAST STATION TOTALS AS OF JUNE 30, 2003

AM STATIONS 4803
FM COMMERCIAL 6189
FM EDUCATIONAL 2426
TOTAL 13,418

UHF COMMERCIAL TV 760
VHF COMMERCIAL TV 585
UHF EDUCATIONAL TV 254
VHF EDUCATIONAL TV 127
TOTAL 1,726

CLASS A UHF STATIONS 491
CLASS A VHF STATIONS 109
TOTAL 600

FM TRANSLATORS & BOOSTERS 3795
UHF TRANSLATORS 2664
VHF TRANSLATORS 2095
TOTAL 8,554

UHF LOW POWER TV 1596
VHF LOW POWER TV 525
TOTAL 2,121

TOTAL BROADCAST STATIONS 26,419








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Old July 23rd 03, 04:03 PM
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TOTAL BROADCAST STATIONS 26,419

We sure have come a long way from the concept of about 80 years ago, when the
government figured that 15-20 high-powered AM stations (back when AM was all
there was) would be all the broadcasting that the US would need.

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AM STATIONS 4803


That's about 4,000 to many for adequate coverage of the U.S. with high-quality
signals.



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On 23 Jul 2003 19:08:37 GMT, (John Bartley
K7AAY (ex-KGH2126)) wrote:

Kinda omits the commercial shortwave broadcast stations, don't it?


Commercial shortwave stations are completely irrelevant.

Rich



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Rich Wood wrote:

Commercial shortwave stations are completely irrelevant.


Tell that to those in Africa, Europe, and Asia who rely on it for vital
information.

Scott

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