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I believe this was the original part of the building. The WKOX transmitters (a Continental and a newer BE) were located in a room along the back wall. The first time I visited this building, the 1060 transmitter was a big old Harris MW50 filling up (and heating up) what had been a storage room just inside those double doors. By my second visit, contract engineer Grady Moates was showing off 1060's new BE 4MX50 transmitter, which had replaced the MW50. WRPT and WMEX having both originally been non-directional daytimers, they were combined onto tower 2, which WKOX used only at night, simplifying construction. With 1060's upgrade to 40 kW days, a new phasor had to be installed, and one of the shipping containers out back was added to create a space for it. WSRO's transmitter is located in the back room where the 1060 transmitter used to be, and WSRO's phasor is located in the shipping container where WBIX's phasor used to be.
Copyright 2012, Garrett Wollman. All rights reserved. Photograph taken 2012-07-17.