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You don't have to plan on staying east of Shackleford Road to catch the Arkansas Travelers
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The Arkansas Travelers, also known informally as The Travs, are a minor league baseball team based in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
 on the radio this season.

The Double-A Texas League team signed a deal with Equity Broadcasting Corp. last week that will bring live game broadcasts to KWBF-FM, 101.1. The station's 6,000-watt signal, estimated to reach a 60-mile radius from its North Little Rock tower, should be a home run with listeners after they suffered through inconsistent reception on KDXE-AM, 1380. KDXE was ordered by the Federal Communications Commission Federal Communications Commission (FCC), independent executive agency of the U.S. government established in 1934 to regulate interstate and foreign communications in the public interest.  to dampen its signal to 2,500 watts at night, resulting in a reception crapshoot for most fans.

With the move into brand-new Dickey-Stephens Park Dickey-Stephens Park is a new stadium in North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. It is primarily used for baseball and serves as the home for the Arkansas Travelers of the Texas League. The fixed seat capacity of the ballpark is 5,800 people.  this spring, Travelers management is opting to secure longer agreements with partners and advertisers. The three-year pact with KWBF is the franchise's first multiyear radio deal.

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 Travs management, each broadcast will include a 20-minute pre-game show A pre-game show or pregame show is a TV presentation that occurs immediately before the live broadcast of a major sporting event. Contents may include:
  • replayed highlights of each teams previous games.
 along with a post-game show, with veteran announcer Phil Elson doing the play-by-play for the seventh season.

KWBF recently announced another deal to broadcast Arkansas Razorbacks baseball games that could trump Travelers contests in the postseason. In the case of a conflict, the Travelers game will be tape delayed; however, all games will be carried live and streamed on the Travs' Web site, www.travs.com.
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Title Annotation:Outtakes: An Inside Look Into Arkansas Media; Double-A Texas League team signed contract with Equity Broadcasting Corp.
Author:Hinkel, Nate
Publication:Arkansas Business
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Feb 12, 2007
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