CALL WXKS
City of license Newton
Frequency (KHZ) 1200
File No. BMML-20090202CEW
Location (N-LAT) 42-17-20
Location (W-LON) 71-11-21
Location Saw Mill Brook Pkwy
Pattern DA-2
Daytime ERP 50kW
Daytime Towers 3
Nighttime ERP 50.0kW
Nighttime TOWERS 3
Critical Hours ERP
PSRA  PSSA
Other Information

 

Four of the five new towers


A view of all 5 towers, which isn't easy to photograph thanks to the trees.


Here, let me identify them for you.


The "renovated" transmitter building, construction trailer, and dumpster.

A look at one of the new dog houses at the bottom of the tower.


WXKS's backup 10kW transmitter


WXKS's main NX50 transmitter


WXKS's switching gear (to the right is the WRCA transmitter)


The very large WXKS phasor.


The phasor is so large, it was also built UP! into this blue cabinet above!

BELOW ARE PICTURES OF THE OLD 1200 TRANSMITTER SITE IN FRAMINGHAM


One of the two  former WKOX towers
The other of the two  former WKOX towers
The old WKOX transmitter (Continental) and the backup closer