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Re: Hello and Help!

> On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, MATT   SOBOLEWSKI wrote:
> > The calls for the Newburyport station actually changed twice. The 
> > frequency was changed once as well.  The original WNBP was a daytimer 
> > on 1470 built in 1957 by Ted Feinstein of WLYN.  In 1984 the station 
> > became WCEA and moved to 1450.  In 1987 when the station was bought 
> > by Ted Larson formerly of WBZ... (aka Thorvold Lorentzen)... the 
> > calls were changed to WNCG.  In 1991 the calls were returned to WNBP 
> > by present owner Win Damon.    
> WNBP is a logical call for a Newburyport station.  I can't imagine what
> those other calls stood for. 
I think WCEA referred to the station's location near "the sea."

I know WNCG was "Newburyport, the Coast, and Gloucester."  Would have
been a good idea if the 1450 signal had actually gotten down that far...

- -s


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