ESkip Wisconsin/Minnesota -> Rhode Island

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ESkip Wisconsin/Minnesota -> Rhode Island

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90.5 WPFF Sturgeon Bay, WI
91.3 KNBJ Bemidji, MN
91.7 WSUM Madison, WI
91.7 KLSE Rochester, MN
92.9 WSCD Duluth, MN
94.7 KSKK Arrow Staples, MN
94.7 WZOR Mishicot, WI
94.9 WUPZ "The Bay" Marquette MI
94.9 KQDS Duluth, MN
95.3 WXXZ Grand Marais, MN
95.7 KDAL Duluth, MN
96.7 WLJY Whiting, WI
97.1 KTCZ Minneapolis, MN
97.5 WHDG Rhinelander, WI
97.9 WSPT Stevens Point, WI
98.3 WCQM Park Falls, WI
98.9 KTCO Duluth, MN
100.5 WSCN Cloquet, MN
102.1 KEEY-FM St Paul, MN
106.9 WUPM Ironwood, MI
107.3 WNXR Iron River, WI

All Confirmed.
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Re: ESkip Wisconsin/Minnesota -> Rhode Island

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WSUM???? Really? They are only about 5kW.
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Re: ESkip Wisconsin/Minnesota -> Rhode Island

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K9EZ wrote:WSUM???? Really? They are only about 5kW.
Much less powerful stations have "skipped out"... I've heard an 80-watt translator from Colorado - twice. Others have logged 10-watt TV translators via skip.

Isn't WSUM's ERP in the direction of Rhode Island quite a bit less than 5kw? Seems to me they protect WSUW (Whitewater, very roughly halfway between Madison and Milwaukee).
Lessee... http://www.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/polarplot?fr ... 360=1.000&

Maybe RI isn't in the null, but it isn't in the major lobe either.
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Re: ESkip Wisconsin/Minnesota -> Rhode Island

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K9EZ wrote:WSUM???? Really? They are only about 5kW.
Jeff Lehmann got WLTU 92.1 , a 4kW FM, from Manitowoc, WI last night.

The WSUM one shocked me, but the woman speaking gave the station's website, which is how I confirmed it.

It was crazy, people were hearing ES up into the VHF Hi public safety bands last night. Duluth was just like a local.
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