Finding info on AM Directional Patterns

Finding info on AM Directional Patterns

Postby jon » Mon Jan 22, 2024 8:36 pm

I have long used as my "go to" source for directional patterns of AM stations in the U.S. and Canada. I have even exchanged comments, once or twice, with the fellow who keeps the web site updated every night from the latest FCC-supplied data.

I strongly suspect that something has gone awry with the Canadian information that the FCC is receiving. In the most extreme case that I have seen, CKJH-750 is listed as CJVR -- call letters that the station has not had since February 28, 2002.

As has been discussed a fair number of times, from what many of us have heard at night on our radios, stations like CHED, CJOB and many others have clearly changed their night-time directional patterns in recent years, but still shows the old patterns.

Does anyone know of an official Canadian federal government source for accurate information on Canadian AM directional patterns?
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