Clear Channel has applied to downgrade a pair of signals in New England to upgrade one in Boston.
As first outlined by Northeast Radio Watch, Country “101.7 The Bull” WBWL Lynn/Boston will remain at its current location at One Financial Center in Boston with 1.7kW at 191 meters, but convert to a non-directional antenna to increase its coverage of the southern suburbs of Boston (Coverage Map).
To make the upgrade of WBWL happen, two stations will make significant downgrades. Classic Hits “B101” 101.5 WWBB Providence will drop from a Class B with 13.5kW at 290 meters to a directional Class A with 4.9kW at 110 meters from the tower of sister News/Talk 920 WHJJ (Coverage Map).
On Cape Cod, soon to be acquired Classic Hits “Cool 102” 101.9 WCIB Falmouth will remain a Class B from its current site, but downgrade from 50kw at 146 meters to 13kW at 145 meters with a directional notch away from Boston (Coverage Map).