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Re: Same calls since day 1

On Mon, 1 Jun 1998, Donna Halper wrote:

> But technically, the WBCN calls don't count-- they were in Boston, but not
> as original call letters-- they have long since been re-cycled.   The first
> station to have the WBCN calls was in Chicago-- they were requested calls,
> in the mid 1920s.  They stood for "World's Best Community Newspaper".  

The question that was originally asked was what stations in the Boston
area still have their original calls.  By that formulation, WBCN counts.
The station went on the air in 1958 with those calls. 

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