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OTD
10-16-2006, 07:28 PM
It sure is nice when I can get a radion station in RI loud and clear yet cannot get WIBC about 50 miles. Really great WIBC says the FCC makes them lower their power at 6:00pm why so RI can come into Indiana? I know this is not the place but it is the Pacers. Come reg. season

MunciePacerBabe
10-16-2006, 07:51 PM
Go to NBA.com.
Click on scoreboard area at the top...the Pacers vs. Wolves
It will open up and ask if you want to listen live
Click on the Indiana vs. Minnesota game
Click on Listen Live
Mark and Slick com on loud and CLEAR!!!
Good Luck!
MPB

CableKC
10-16-2006, 08:00 PM
Cool....tx...I didnt know that they broadcasted the game for free.

OTD
10-16-2006, 09:44 PM
Thank you Munice Pacer Babe, it came in loud and clear. again thanks

Eindar
10-17-2006, 01:08 AM
I think that service will only be free during the preseason. I may be wrong, however.

OTD
10-17-2006, 07:59 AM
It is but then I can watch TV we can get that. LOL thanks

Putnam
10-17-2006, 08:27 AM
WIBC says the FCC makes them lower their power at 6:00pm why so RI can come into Indiana?

Some stations on the AM band are "clear channel" stations and are licenced for 24-hour, full-power broadcasting. WLW in Cincinnati and WLAC from Nashville are examples. WIBC isn't one of those. AM waves bounce off the atmosphere at night and blur the signals of other stations, so non-clear channel stations have to cut their power to prevent that. the Rhode Island station is obviously a station broadcasting at night at 50,000 watts.

I agree about WIBC's lame signal. I can't get it where I live either. I used to work there, and we would joke at sundown that were were a 10 watt college station.

BillS
10-17-2006, 09:18 AM
Which is funny because sometimes I can get WIBC at night down here in Atlanta through the miracle of atmospheric skip.

Cubs231721
10-17-2006, 09:18 AM
Based on other factors also, it can be easier to get a station that is a long way away. I went to college in TN, and I used to come home when there was a Pacers game. I'd pick up WIBC in southern to mid-Kentucky most of the time. I'd listen to the game till I got 30-40 miles into Indiana on 65, and then the signal would cut out. I'd then have to wait 30-40 miles or so until the signal came back in a little before Columbus. It's strange, but it is the way AM signals work sometimes.

Frank Slade
10-17-2006, 09:30 AM
I think that service will only be free during the preseason. I may be wrong, however.

Correct, after that it's an annual fee during the regular season.

OTD
10-17-2006, 10:32 AM
I know the AM signal bounces up and down it called skip, the 11 meter band is about 700 miles to the skip. Don't know about AM stations. But sure thank each of you