The third-wave SPR sites now have channels 11, 14, 20, 22 and 45.Multiprogramming Multiplies in Rural Mexico Televisa and Azteca also did rural viewers a favor by beginning to multiplex as many transmitters as they could with national networks that were not being seen in all areas. (It's also the first David Eduardo can recall in more than 50 years of Latin American broadcasting, so this is a real something. 699394-I-think-this-is-a-first&p=6130522&viewfull=1#post6130522)) ——— Information on the new stations is fairly difficult to find.
400 Kilohertz: A New Frontier, with Some Limits It finally happened in May: the IFT reduced the station spacing limit to 400 k Hz in areas where 800 k Hz had been tapped out long ago.
That has already opened the door to some new station awards, such as XHSBE-FM.
Not to be outdone, there was some HD Radio activity, namely at XHUIA.
This station, which has been a technical guinea pig in a variety of ways, was cleared in November to carry an HD3 alongside its existing HD2; it was also the first time since the current guidelines were published that a radio station had asked to add a subchannel.
While Imagen has not been terribly innovative with its program lineup, giving viewers the most hours of telenovelas per day on Mexican television and featuring many broadcast veterans in its talent pool, it deserves attention and merit for bringing new TV transmitters on air at a record clip. Aside from several transmitters colocated with existing Imagen Radio stations, Imagen used nearly a dozen SPR towers and rounded out its network with a few new builds and sites owned by the IPN, MVS Radio, Multimedios, and Intermedia in Mexicali and Ciudad Jurez.
Our first hints dropped in June, when the RPC began listing the new network’s transmitters, all bearing calls beginning in XHCT (for Cadena Tres I, S. One site was even brought back to broadcasting use after a former radio station occupant moved.
- Rutilio Carlos Mndez Martnez XHTXP-FM 89.9 Tuxtepec, Oax. - Mara de Lourdes Robeson Chvez (1 k W) XHGYM-FM 103.7 Guaymas, Son. Ciudad Acua, though I truly think this is going to remain a one-off and that this won't wind up being a problem for them.
- Asociacin de Medios de Comunicacin Comunitaria, A. ——— With the year pretty much over, it's time for a review of everything that's gone on here in this crazy 2016.
SOCIAL UNTYPED ( XHJUX-FM 94.7 Santiago Juxtlahuaca, Oax. Are there any towns with in their names that are close enough to the border that they will have to worry about it some day?