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RadioInsight Community › Forums › Northeast › Hudson Valley / Albany › Empire Broadcasting sells W291BY to WMHT The login box issue should be resolved. If you are still having issues you can still use the alternate link, but please inform us so we can investigate. This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by johnnie radio 6 months, 3 weeks ago. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts September 23, 2018 at 9:07 pm #183872 Craig KnickerbockerParticipant Empire Broadcasting with all of its stations currently silent has sold what probably was the most valuable of its assets WAIX 1160’s translator W291BY, 106.1 to WMHT Educational Telecommunications. WMHT-TV, virtual channel 17, RF 34 is the local PBS TV station. It operates 89.1 WMHT-FM, a classical music station, and 97.7 WEXT, a class A FM station , playing adult album alternative licensed to and its transmitter location in Amsterdam, west of the immediate capital district. While I am not sure what WMHT is going to do with W291BY , a good guess might be simulcasting WEXT’s programming, to get a signal into downtown Albany. WEXT’s site is too far west to reach downtown Albany while W291BY looks down at it from its site on Bald Mountain, just north of Troy. This topic was modified 6 months, 3 weeks ago by Craig Knickerbocker. September 26, 2018 at 11:43 am #183900 johnnie radioParticipant Yes, and up here, 89.1’s signal goes into the Adirondacks, while the WEXT signal is crummy. / And while I’m passing through, WSDE-1190 has the same post under “about us” that they’ve had all year: that they’ll be serving Albany on 100.1 starting April 2018. (?) Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic. Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInPinterestPrintEmailMorePocketTumblrReddit