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WUVT Seeks Additional Help

Several broadcasters, equipment manufacturers and the SBE are helping Virginia Tech station WUVT(FM) in Blacksburg move its transmission facilities from the top of a dorm on campus to a nearby mountaintop. But more help is needed.
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Several broadcasters, equipment manufacturers and the SBE are helping Virginia Tech station WUVT(FM) in Blacksburg move its transmission facilities from the top of a dorm on campus to a nearby mountaintop. But more help is needed.

WUVT seeks cash or equipment donations for the facility upgrade. Contact station GM Kim Foley at (540) 231-9880 or e-mail kimfoley@vt.edu.

Here’s a list of items/services WUVT needs:

- Digital STL Tx/Rx
- Antenna (4-foot grid dish for 900 MHz)
- Re-coordination of STL path
- Connectors for STL
- Connectors for main feedline
- Ice guard/tramway to tower for feedlines
- Excavation of foundation pad
- Slate bed for pad pour
- Concrete pour
- Electrical conduit and hook-ups, lighting, etc
- Additional remote control apparatus (universal modems, SCA cards, TTL/RS-232 cards, SIO, IP8)
- Any additional security fencing needed around site
- HD Radio Modulation Monitor

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