[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: WITS.....man, what station ;) !
- Subject: Re: WITS.....man, what station ;) !
- From: Donna Halper <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 09 Apr 1997 12:39:28 -0400
>Also, from WITS's point of view, being licensed to Boston had a certain
>cachet that allegedly was worth something in revenue. Remember that, back
>then, they could not ID as (say) WITS Woburn-Boston unless they met the
>signal requirements for stations licensed to Boston.
Actually, this is something that goes back to the old days when WMEX first
took to the air in 1934-- one of the first actions the Pote brothers took
was move it out of Chelsea, the original city of license, because they
perceived the same thing-- an association with Boston sounded a lot classier
than saying you were the Chelsea station (no offence to Chelsea...)