Worcester's Channel 5 allocation (was Re: MyTV joins MyNetwork)

A. Joseph Ross joe@attorneyross.com
Sun Jul 23 21:54:33 EDT 2006

On 23 Jul 2006 at 18:27, Peter Q. George wrote:

> Channel 5 as a Worcester allocation DID have an
> applicant, The Worcester Telegram and Gazette.  It was
> to be WTAG-TV.  BUT, Worcester, even in those early
> days of TV was a "shadow market" and faithfully got
> very strong signals from both Boston and Providence. 
> Channel 14 WWOR-TV in Worcester, an ABC/NBC/DuMont
> station was bleeding money due to few UHF converters
> (and the strong VHF's coming in throughout Worcester),
> and left the air a couple of years after it's debut.
I seem to remember a channel 14 from Worcester with different call 
letters, around the late 50s or early 60s, after Channel 5 came on in 
Boston.  I don't remember the call letters, but I think there was a Z 
in it.

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