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WNDS Back On The Air

Peter Q George wrote:
>WNDS-TV is running an old 1983 Townsend Transmitter,
>according to someone who almost moved to there (no,
>not me).  The old WHRC-TV (now WBPX-TV) used to have
>one of those babies that became an orphan overnight. 
>Townsend closed shop nearly the same day that the
>transmitter was installed in April, 1988.  Parts for
>Townsend transmitters are becoming very scarce, I'm

I believe WXPO-TV Channel 50 had a Townsend Transmitter, also.
It was, however, labelled AMPEX.  I was led to believe AMPEX 
bought Townsend.  (Comments?)

Roger Kirk