Boston downtown radio towers (1956)
Wed Sep 26 21:40:35 EDT 2012
Peter George sent me the answer
They were owned by United Fruit.
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 8:41 PM, Dan.Strassberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> If memory serves, and, alas, it often does not, I heard back when those
> towers still existed that they were used to communicate with ships in Mass
> Bay. I believe that the towers WERE connected with some US government
> agency--probably one whose Boston offices were or had been in the Custom
> House. Because the towers resembled an AM transmiting array, radio geeks
> (who weren't yet known as geeks back then) often asked about them. AFAIK,
> they never were related to a commercial radio broadcast station.
> Dan Strassberg (email@example.com)
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sid Schweiger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 10:41 AM
> Subject: Re: Boston downtown radio towers (1956)
> "After seeing this picture I have a vague recall of these towers, but I
> have>no clue who they transmitted. Anybody have a
> Note the location...right next to the Custom House. Might they be an FCC
> monitoring station?
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