Call Letters Meaning on Wikipedia

A Joseph Ross
Tue Jun 11 00:17:13 EDT 2019

I think the most comprehensive list of call letter origins is at .

On 6/10/2019 10:44 AM, Jim Hall wrote:
> 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
> Zombies"

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