W1XAL shortwave station in Boston

Roger Kolakowski rogerkola@aol.com
Sun Jul 9 23:28:01 EDT 2006

"Pure Speculation, not for historical purposes"

The 1938 article in the MIT Tech newspaper indicating an open house for the
members of the MIT Radio Society at W1XA and W1XAL at 70 Brookline Ave. was
VERY specific as to the limited space available for a meeting at that
address...perhaps it was just the local transmitting studio with a remote
"down the street"?



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna Halper" <dlh@donnahalper.com>
To: "Roger Kolakowski" <rogerkola@aol.com>
Cc: <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>;
Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2006 11:17 PM
Subject: Re: W1XAL shortwave station in Boston

> And even more confusing if we are trying to establish some correct
> locations and correct dates, I found a late 1931 NY Times article which
> lumps W1XAL in with Hollis Baird's experimental TV station, W1XAV -- and
> says both are operating from studios at 70 Brookline Ave (29 November
> section X, p. 7).  And yet... and yet, the Christian Science Monitor,
> provided newspeople and speakers to W1XAL and then to WRUL, seldom if ever
> gave the 70 Brookline Ave address, nor was it on the newspaper ads or
> programs I have from the station... The Monitor was very specific about
> events that occurred at the Commonwealth Avenue address.  So perhaps
> S. Lemmon had several studio locations in Boston?

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