TWR’s Bonaire Facility Gets 440,000 Watt Makeover

May 17, 2018

In an era when most operators are reluctant to spend even very modest sums maintaining AM broadcast facilities, a southern Caribbean Island medium-wave broadcaster has “gone for the gold,” rebuilding its transmission facility and boosting power nearly five-fold from 100 kW to 440 kW.

The rebuild was more of a “second coming” for the 800 kHz facility, located in Bonaire, an island that is part of The Netherlands, situated about 100 miles off the Venezuelan coast.

Read more at: https://www.radioworld.com/news-and-business/twrs-bonaire-facility-gets-440000-watt-makeover



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Long-Standing Rule to Post Broadcast Licenses Is Nixed

A posting in the Federal Register on February 8 made it official: Broadcasters no longer have to...

Posted

This Powerful Prayer Over President Trump Brought Democrats and Republicans Together

At today's National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, event co-chairs Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) joined together...

Posted

Net Neutrality's Title I vs. Title II Digital Divide Remains

The new Democratic-led House Communications Subcommittee weighed back into the still legally muddy net neutrality waters...

Posted

Chinese Officials Going Home to Home Removing Christian Symbols

According to Bitter Winter, a magazine on religious liberty and human rights in China...

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines