WBZ-TV History and Where Are They Now?
Paul B. Walker, Jr.
Tue Jul 13 09:00:10 EDT 2010
And all I ever had was a set top antenna.. my mom wasnt going to let me put
something on the roof. I forgot about the Norwich PBS repeater, I didn't
watch it once.. usually I watched PBS, if at all, on Channel 24
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Dave Tomm <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> I grew up in Colchester and never had a problem receiving Channel 8. We
> had the rooftop antenna with a rotor, which really was a must there, and got
> a ton of stations. But, it made channel surfing difficult. CBS and NBC
> (later FOX) in Hartford, ABC in New Haven, PBS repeater in Norwich, and 26
> in New London meant you most likely had to turn the rotor whenever you
> changed the station. Plus, our set had a decent tuner, so we were often
> able to pull in 38 and 56 out of Boston, the VHF's from Providence, and
> Channel 5 from NYC. There was always something on to watch, but you often
> had to fight for it.....
> -Dave Tomm
> On Jul 13, 2010, at 6:48 AM, Paul B. Walker, Jr. wrote:
> I know from where I lived in Connecticut... Colchester to be exact, then
>> WTWS 26 came in the best because it was RIGHT down the road.. but a very
>> very close 2nd was WTIC 61 and right behind them was WVIT 30.. those 3 had
>> the best TV signals in my house. Channel 8 was kinda iffy.
>> I didn't get great signals from any Rhode Island stations either.
>> Keep in mind I was using just a set top antenna.
>> Paul Walker
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