Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Guys and girls pull together to support new radio station

Guys and girls pull together to support new radio station

by the editors; photos by Chris Skellett

Warrington School, Saturday 16 January: Blueskin Bay FM broadcasters
and several roped-in helpers hoisted the radio mast on the roof of a
school building. The mast has a total height of 15m and this height
will help the very low 500-milliwatt power of the transmitter to reach
most parts of Blueskin Bay.

The transmitter was switched on to transmit a silent carrier signal on
88.2MHz. The station plans to make its first broadcast in February.

Photo caption:

The helpers, from left: (on roof) Patrick Moody, Peter Dowden, Mike
McAlevey, Brent Bell; (on ground) Aaron Bell, Elliot Lyon, Lois
Skellett, Miya el-Dessouky. (Absent: Chris Skellett, who was taking
the photo.)

Photo caption:

The completed mast with some good guys.

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