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Re: WHDH and Blue/ 1956
- Subject: Re: WHDH and Blue/ 1956
- From: "A. Joseph Ross" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 00:03:18 -0400
On 9 Jun 99, Sven Weil wrote:
> Atlantic Broadcasting Company owned WABC-880 in New York at that time.
> This station later became WCBS-AM, principal station for Columbia
Not at that time. CBS owned WABC-880 for quite some time during the 1940s
at least. I don't remember the date, but I think it was sometime in 1947
that WABC became WCBS and WEAF became WNBC on the same day.
> They had nothing to do with the American Broadcasting
> Company, which used WJZ-770 as it's principal station after NBC sold off
> it's Blue Network. WJZ changed to WABC somewhere in the mid to late 40s
> or so, I think.
WJZ and WJZ-TV became WABC and WABC-TV in 1953.
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