KA1847 - TERRE HAUTE RADIO STATION WBOW MAST
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 39° 29.358 W 087° 25.111
16S E 464010 N 4371160
Quick Description: WBOW radio mast
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 12/6/2009 5:10:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM7V8K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 2

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1947 (FXP) THIS IS AN INTERSECTION STATION. THE STATION IS THE TOPMOST POINT OF THE GUYED STEEL MAST ANTENNA OF RADIO STATION WBOW. IT IS LOCATED ABOUT A MILE NORTH OF WABASH AVENUE WHICH IS U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 40 THRU TERRE HAUTE AND BETWEEN WEST FIRST STREET AND THE WABASH RIVER. A WHITE LIGHT ON TOP OF THE MAST FLASHES DURING THE HOURS OF DARKNESS.

Same mast still appears to be used for WBOW (Call letters mean "Banks Of [the] Wabash [River]", which formerly was AM640 (until 2001). Now AM1300 and FM102.7
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Radio/tv mast

County: Vigo County

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: KA1847

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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