War o fthe worlds

Garrett Wollman wollman@bimajority.org
Wed Jul 11 22:05:53 EDT 2012

<<On Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:09:56 -0400, Scott Fybush <scott@fybush.com> said:

> (And to head off the confusion that's sure to follow the "WNEW" mention 
> above: the WNEW calls originally were on 1250, when WAAM and WODA 
> combined to form a new station in 1934. The NARBA shift in 1941 moved 
> WNEW to 1280, but it didn't stay there long; in December 1941 WNEW 
> swapped frequencies with sister station WOV, broadcasting from Kearney 
> on 1130. The WOV calls stayed on 1280 until 1960 or thereabouts, when it 
> became WADO.)

And to bring it closer to home, the ownership group at the time of the
swap was Arde Bulova and Harold Lafount, who also had stations in
Boston and Philadelphia.


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