[Possible Spam(low)]-Call Letters Meaning on Wikipedia

Dave Doherty dave@skywaves.net
Mon Jun 10 18:29:53 EDT 2019

Hi, Jim -

Where do you connect with this on Wikipedia? I tried searching several
strings including "call sign meanings" and didn't find any sort of
community-based list.

I have a bunch of these, just don't know where to post them.


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Subject: [Possible Spam(low)]-Call Letters Meaning on Wikipedia

I am always amazed at the "Call Letters Meaning" section of entries for
radio and TV stations on Wikipedia. I wonder who writes them (and why). For
example, WNEU in Merrimack NH has listed that its call letters stand for
"New (or Nueva)

England (or InglatErra)/TelemUndo" whereas WHDH-TV in Boston has the entry
"sequentially assigned to former sister station WHDH (AM), We Have Digital
History" (I point out that if the call letters were 'sequentially assigned'
they had no meaning, and I doubt the word "digital" was much in use in 1929
when WHDH started up). I almost expect WBZ to be listed as "We Battle

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