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Old 7-Mar-2018, 7:25 PM   #12
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Here is the terrain profile for WVUT that shows how the signal is blocked by terrain and the curvature of earth:

The coverage map shows you are on the fringe. Note that only 21 kW out of 57 kW ERP is sent in your direction because of the directional pattern of the transmitting antenna:

closeup of coverage

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