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RE: ID Cities

I am a Videotron Cable subscriber in what they refer to as their Western District 
(formerly CF Cable, then a division of CFCF Inc., before the Pouliot family's financial 
distress caused them to sell off the businesses piecemeal)...and the NBC station of 
record is still WPTZ, carried on cable position 23.

Stephen Pickford
Travel World Radio Show

On 4 Oct 2001, at 18:28, Matthew Osborne wrote:

> On Thu, 4 Oct 2001 18:38:18 "Stephen Pickford wrote:
> > The 6:30PM identification on WPTZ read: 
> > "Plattsburgh - North Pole - Burlington"
> > There are others in the pipeline that read:
> > "Plattsburgh - North Pole - Burlington - 
> > Montreal", although, under Hearst-Argyle ownership,
> > the seeming necessity to latch 
> > on to the "Big City" an hour north as some sort of
> > internal identity crisis has lessened,
> Would that also have anything to do with the fact that
> Videotron Cable in Montreal has pulled WPTZ off of its
> system, (in favor of the Boston NBC affiliate??)
> thereby giving it a significantly smaller TV audience
> in Montreal and the surrounding areas?
>                             Matt Osborne
>                             Hyde Park, NY
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