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Transmitter Location: Page Rd. Olean, N.Y.Coordinates: N42-02-08.0 W78-26-47.0Frequency: 91.3 mHzCity of license: Olean NYClass: A Transmitter output power: Effective Radiated Power: 1.0 kW Antenna: SHI 6810-2R-DA DirectionalTower built in: 1954 Total height of tower: 180' Antenna Structure Registration: 1003014 Center of radiation: 157' Antenna height above average terrain: 656' Antenna height above mean sea level: 2461' License Granted: October 14, 2010
Transmitter Location: Dutch Hollow Rd.Coordinates: N42-10-47.0 W79-20-29.0Frequency: 88.1 mHzCity of license: Jamestown NYClass: A Transmitter output power: 7.33 Effective Radiated Power: 2.7kW Antenna: SHI 6810-2R-1/2SS-Directional Tower built in: 2007 Total height of tower: 226' Antenna Structure Registration: 1217738 Center of radiation: 476' Antenna height above average terrain: 499' Antenna height above mean sea level: 1985' License Granted: March 21, 2001
Transmitter Location: 2055 Millersport Hwy. Amherst, NY Coordinates: N43-00-12.0 W78-45-56.0Frequency: 88.7 mHzCity of license: Buffalo NYClass: B Transmitter output power: 11kW Effective Radiated Power: 50kW Antenna: DIE DCBR-C3SP-13H-2 (5 bay) Tower built in: 2008 Total height of tower: 443' Antenna Structure Registration: 1244714 Center of radiation: 421' Antenna height above average terrain: 384' Antenna height above mean sea level: 1000' Commenced HD Radio operation: March, 2007
Transmitter location: 871 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072Coordinates: NL 43º - 01’ - 48" WL 78º - 55’ - 15"Antenna Structure Registration: # 1033433Tower Aeronautical Study: 84-AEA-1973OETotal Height Above Ground: 1134’Radiation Center: 1086’ Above Ground LevelOverall height Above Mean Sea Level: 1711’Antenna: Non-directional - Dielectric model TUC-05-16/80H-R, -0.5 degrees elec. beam tiltTransmitter Manufacturer: ThalesModel: ParagonTransmitter Power output: 5.9 kW (Digital 8VSB)ERP out: 156 kW (average)Signed on air (digital): May 2003
The Western New York Public Broadcasting Association has internship openings available in both WBFO and Classical 94.5 WNED. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in radio operations and production and to develop their writing and broadcasting skills.
Students will be assigned tasks that relate to day-to-day radio operations in the traffic, programming, and production departments and the news room. They will also be afforded the opportunity to collaborate on large scale production and broadcast projects and will be expected to assume responsibilities that are commensurate with their abilities. These projects may include the following:
News-gathering (write copy, record news conferences, etc.) for newscasts on WBFO Production of Morning Classics, Making a List, and other classical music programs. Production of promotional spots and underwriting credits
Interns will develop their own semi-monthly work schedules and will be obliged to follow them. Reliable transportation is essential.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
An interest in public radio A willingness to learn The ability to work independently and to work collaboratively The ability to write cogently The ability to use basic office software Previous production, journalism and/or broadcast experience is desirable, though not required!
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:
WNED Attn: Internships HR Dept. P.O. Box 1263 Buffalo, New York 14240
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