The Boston Post and Boston radio

Ted Larsen
Tue Aug 11 13:39:50 EDT 2009

Here is are fascinating bits of info on Boston's first TV station, W1XAY and 
it mentions Donna.
Perhaps she wrote it. Does anyone know if the Boston Post mention is 
correct?  "With 48 lines of res. and 18 fps," it must have been viewed with 
homemade sets with tiny screens.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna Halper" <>
To: "Dan.Strassberg" <>; "Doug Drown" 
<>; "Boston Radio Interest Board" 
Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 9:40 AM
Subject: Re: The Boston Post and Boston radio

> At 09:11 AM 8/11/2009, Dan.Strassberg wrote:
>>As you said, Donna will have the definitive word. However, I tried
>>googling "Boston Post" radio station and got many hits, most of which
>>were of no use. One, however (probably written by Donna), discussed
>>some sort of connection between the Post and WLEX, a distant forbear
>>of today's WWZN. It does not appear that the Post had any financial
>>stake in WLEX. but some Post writers may have worked there. They also
>>wrote columns about the station and programs heard on it.
> The Boston Post very temporarily owned WCOP in 1954, and yes they were 
> involved with greater Boston's first TV station, W1XAY. More on this 
> later-- I'm off to a meeting. 8-)

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