Return of the Buzzards

This first “declassified” document deals with polishing the apple — helping with the “internal communications” of the sale. With any sensitive issue likes this, it behooves pencil pushers and politicians alike to maintain a consistent message:

And speaking of politicians:

Justifiably proud of that missive supporting the move. Some emails were more quickly dismissed, a move easily explained in Katie Butler’s heart-rending explanation of the factors to be considered re: this email:

The day is never done for one modern centurion (Knight Templar?):

When all else fails, there’s always the time-honored tradition of just shutting the door and ignoring the problem. This also established a precedence for canned music via satellite:

Oh, you know what? Maybe we should keep the translator. The students seem to think they could use it. Darn, is it too late?

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2 Responses

  1. Curlydan,

    your understanding is correct – it currently serves to rebroadcast KTRU on and near campus, and is essentially a low-power FM station by itself. We had all the transmitting equipment and could have easily kept it online, but it got included in the sale and UH has declined to release it.

  2. Thank you for posting these documents!!

    Can you explain the importance of the translator? Could it have kept KTRU on the FM dial at 250Watts?

    Here is the FCC’s explanation (I think) of what a translator is, but I’m not sure if I’m understanding its impact.
    http://www.fcc.gov/mb/audio/translator.html

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