The New York Sunday Times Magazine (March 2, 1997) has a great
The Fordham University FM radio station, WFUV, was instructed to
elevate their antenna to protect the locals from the harmful effects
of RF radiation.
After a prolonged site search they chose a corner of the campus for
their 480 foot tower.
All necessary approvals were secured and construction proceeded.
As the tower approached the 200 foot mark, it was noticed by the
ladies of the adjacent
New York Botanical Garden.
Horrors!!! as one gazes over the petunias, there is this very ugly
antenna thing.....take it down and irradiate the locals!!
The ladies had construction halted and an ugly court battle followed.
To add to the chuckles, WFUV is part of the National Public Radio
The author wants to see the tower completed as a lasting symbol to
Read the article if you can get your hands on it.
73, Jim WB2TPS
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