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by Inundated
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: KYW Newsradio cuts teletype background sound
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: KYW Newsradio cuts teletype background sound

SolarMax wrote:A lookup of KYW's history will also show that its original location under Westinghouse was in Chicago, from 1921-1934, then to Philly then to Cleveland then back to Philly.
I totally forgot about KYW's early start in Chicago!
by Inundated
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: KYW Newsradio cuts teletype background sound
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: KYW Newsradio cuts teletype background sound

I recall back in the 1960s, there was a station in Cleveland OH with the KWY call letters. When did it change? KYW was in Cleveland until a federal ruling undid the NBC-Westinghouse swap between Cleveland and Philadelphia. KYW went back to Philadelphia with Westinghouse, and the Cleveland stations ...
by Inundated
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Legendary Cleveland meteorologist Dick Goddard dies at 89
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: Legendary Cleveland meteorologist Dick Goddard dies at 89

Ohio_Quebecois wrote:That guy had an absolutely sterling reputation. I’ve never heard a bad word uttered about him.
Neither have I.

Dick was a true media icon and as well-loved as any media personality can be.
by Inundated
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: Oakland A's ditching radio,, move to streaming only
Replies: 11
Views: 1213

Re: Oakland A's ditching radio,, move to streaming only

A Sacramento sports figure (same guy who owned the WLAF Sacramento Surge/CFL Sacramento Gold Miners) actually started building a baseball stadium out by Arco Arena...the presumed goal was to make a run at the A's. It sat unfinished for years, until it was filled in. Over in West Sacramento, a bridge...
by Inundated
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: Oakland A's ditching radio,, move to streaming only
Replies: 11
Views: 1213

Re: Oakland A's ditching radio,, move to streaming only

The Oakland A's were on Salem's "860-AM The Answer" KTRB San Francisco, a conservative/Christian talker last season. After reading this article, it sounds like the station manager was surprised and disappointed that the A's chose not to renew with KTRB for a second season. I think the nature of KTR...
by Inundated
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Network & Syndicated Radio and TV
Topic: Surprising programming change upcoming to WGN America; 3 hour national newscast to debut
Replies: 7
Views: 814

Re: Surprising programming change upcoming to WGN America; 3 hour national newscast to debut

Speaking of WGN America and Canada, it aired CTV's "Corner Gas" for a year or two.

As far as Nexstar canning CLTV, it is simple to explain - they are focusing on WGN news-wise. They have already added some news and sports shows to Channel 9...
by Inundated
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: CTV News Windsor
Replies: 17
Views: 2441

Re: CTV News Windsor

I touched on this earlier, wondering why CBMT was so widely available on Michigan cable systems outside of the Detroit area - instead of CBET.

I believe the answer basically boiled down to easy satellite availability of CBMT...
by Inundated
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Arms leaving CBC Windsor News at 6
Replies: 6
Views: 1498

Re: Arms leaving CBC Windsor News at 6

Is Susan Pedler back in broadcasting somewhere?
by Inundated
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: What’s happened to WJW-TV??
Replies: 29
Views: 5010

Re: What’s happened to WJW-TV??

Oh, I am sure they will update sets and graphics at some point. Probably after the Nexstar/whoever ends up with them dust settles. (Does Nexstar have a chain wide graphics style?) But there's no hurry. WJW could put their news team on a barren set with hand-written graphics and still be #1. Yes the...
by Inundated
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: What’s happened to WJW-TV??
Replies: 29
Views: 5010

Re: What’s happened to WJW-TV??

Oh, I am sure they will update sets and graphics at some point. Probably after the Nexstar/whoever ends up with them dust settles. (Does Nexstar have a chain wide graphics style?)

But there's no hurry. WJW could put their news team on a barren set with hand-written graphics and still be #1.
by Inundated
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: What’s happened to WJW-TV??
Replies: 29
Views: 5010

Re: What’s happened to WJW-TV??

Fox 8 News in the Morning is beyond dominant here. It is a ratings machine.
by Inundated
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Gray/Raycom deal officially done, WTOL now a Tegna station
Replies: 14
Views: 4040

Re: Gray/Raycom deal officially done, WTOL now a Tegna station

There's a Toledo Blade column that says this is an online-only video, part of a Toledo Public Schools-led campaign to motivate students. (Sorry, lost the link.)

Still a bad "look", but there is the context...
by Inundated
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Is Verizon F-ing Me?
Replies: 13
Views: 2080

Re: Is Verizon F-ing Me?

I moved to a Moto X4, still on Verizon prepaid. Got it on sale at a low price of sub-$150.

But it is unlocked, and very much Fi compatible if I decide to go that route.
by Inundated
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Is Verizon F-ing Me?
Replies: 13
Views: 2080

Re: Is Verizon F-ing Me?

Thr Verizon branded prepaid G4 Play doesn't support either VoLTE or international TravelPass. I got an E4 for VoLTE, and had to move to an E5 Play for TravelPass. Any newer ones should work fine.
by Inundated
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: NewsNet on WHNE 14.9
Replies: 26
Views: 3825

Re: NewsNet on WHNE 14.9

This topic is very appropriate for this forum, as NewsNet is based out of Cadillac's "MI News 26".