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MSP Glen Burnie switches Towers

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Heard last night on 39.04Mhz (MSP Glen Burnie) that they were no longer operating on their normal tower due to a power outage. All transmissions were from the "MTA" Tower. Anybody hear this before and is this the same MTA tower they use at BWI?
 

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In Maryland, MTA=Mass Transit Administration, the people who operate the busses and subway trains. Although I don't know the locations of their towers, it would make sense that they might have one in the Glen Burnie area, since their busses run as far south as Annapolis. The (new) BWI tower belongs to the MdTA - the Maryland Transportation Authority - the people who police BWI Airport, the Port of Baltimore, and toll tunnels and bridges throughout the state. I sort of doubt that the MSP would use the MdTA tower at BWI... although it's right down the street, it's awfully short...

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I'm not sure if it is because of the alternate tower, but I can now receive (although poorly) the MSP Glen Burnie Barracks on my 396T with a 800Mhz duckie down here in Annapolis...

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maus92 said:
In Maryland, MTA=Mass Transit Administration, the people who operate the busses and subway trains.
The MTA's main tower is at I695 and Rt 40 in Catonsville, another is at Mays Chapel (I83 above Hunt Valley). Backup is at main yard at Monroe St and Wash Blvd.
 
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