Sports radio in the 1930s

Scott Fybush
Sun Oct 30 19:54:04 EDT 2011

On 10/30/2011 7:51 PM, Dan.Strassberg wrote:

> Now, does WCMB still use the original WHP two-tower array? If so, it
> might legitimately be called the first AM DA STILL IN OPERATION in the
> US.

1460 (now WTKT) has moved at least once, and possibly twice, since the 
days of WHP on that frequency. The current 1460 array is just east of 
the 580 array on the west side of the Susquehanna, and is only a few 
years old.

> Regarding Blaw-Knox diamonds, by my calculations, WFEA's Blaw-Knox
> diamond is 350' high (175.4 degrees at 1370). So if the WNAC/WAAB
> tower WAS that high, WFEA may have its identical twin--and, of course,
> WFEA's tower is still standing. If I'm not mistaken, WLW's and WSM's
> diamonds are honored by historical markers. WFEA's diamond, though
> considerably shorter, might be older than at least one of those two.
> Is there a historical marker at the WFEA site?

Not that I know of.


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