[AMRadio] WWV (funny!)


Jose HF Silva zehelmer at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 27 19:57:28 EDT 2007


OK, how does it work?

Joe - CT1AXG


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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op at sbcglobal.net>
> Date: Saturday, October 27, 2007 6:35 pm
> Subject: [AMRadio] WWV (funny!)
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> 
> > OK, this is funny:
> > 
> > WWV Taken Over By Clear Channel
> > 
> > Word on the street is that the National Institute
> of Standards and
> > Technology is close to signing a Lease Management
> Agreement with 
> Clear
> > Channel Communications, Inc. for its flagship Time
> and Frequency 
> > stationWWV, Fort Collins, Colorado.
> > 
> > Clear Channel Radio's consultants have demanded
> some changes to the
> > sound of the station, which broadcasts time of
> day, standard 
> > frequency,and other information 24 hours per day,
> saying that the 
> > old format is
> > "dull and predictable."
> > 
> > Additionally, WWV's traditional modulation level
> of 50 percent for 
> the
> > steady tones, 50 percent for the BCD time code and
> 75 percent for the
> > voice announcements was deemed "not loud enough."
> The station will
> > reformulate itself as "The Tick."
> > 
> > WWV's program director Hickory Zeitgeist says that
> the station has
> > already added some snappy new announcements to the
> rotation, which 
> can
> > be heard by clicking the clock in this link:
> > 
> > http://www.lownoiserecords.com/wwv_the_tick.html
> > 
> >
>
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