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WGCH (Greenwich, CT) Off AM Signal
« on: December 31, 2019, 1950 UTC »
Not sure whether this is the right place for this....feel free to move. 

A friend of mine that works at the station tells me that WGCH (1490 AM, Greenwich CT) has ceased broadcasting on that frequency (due to "circumstances out of the station's control".  At least for the time being, they are now on 105.5 FM. 

Further research reveals that the station is being forced to move their AM transmitter.  Staff was apparently "told to vacate (a small building)...by December 31st". 

Wondering if WGCH lost a lease on the building...oh well.  Just a heads up. 
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Re: WGCH (Greenwich, CT) Off AM Signal
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2019, 2256 UTC »
In the words of the great fishface I mean Rahm Emmanuel, never let a good crisis go to waste! Hook up to that abandoned stick and get brocastin!

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Re: WGCH (Greenwich, CT) Off AM Signal
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2020, 0146 UTC »


Not only does the transmitter have to move from its location, but also the STICK.  They say they will be back on AM after a relocation.
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Re: WGCH (Greenwich, CT) Off AM Signal
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2020, 0252 UTC »
"In the words of the great fishface I mean Rahm Emmanuel, never let a good crisis go to waste!"

Why wait for a crisis when you can pick up a phone and make one.

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Re: WGCH (Greenwich, CT) Off AM Signal
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2020, 2225 UTC »
Not sure whether this is the right place for this....feel free to move. 

A friend of mine that works at the station tells me that WGCH (1490 AM, Greenwich CT) has ceased broadcasting on that frequency (due to "circumstances out of the station's control".  At least for the time being, they are now on 105.5 FM. 

Further research reveals that the station is being forced to move their AM transmitter.  Staff was apparently "told to vacate (a small building)...by December 31st". 

Wondering if WGCH lost a lease on the building...oh well.  Just a heads up.

My friend confirms that said building has a new owner, and they said "see ya" to WGCH.  Hope they can find a new facility soon. 
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WGCH (Greenwich, CT) Off AM Signal
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2020, 0246 UTC »
Thats sad they couldnt work something out with them.......


When I first read this thread I thought it was due to them having problems with 1480..I am glad that isnt it anyway!!