How We Survived in UHF Television

How We Survived in UHF Television

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This personal narrative is co-authored by two of the best-known names in American UHF television broadcast management: Kathryn Kitty Broman Putnam and William Lowell Bill Putnam. During the first two decades of Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) television, when the established VHF (Very-High Frequency) stations dominated the TV marketplace, the Putnams built and operated three successful UHF outlets: WWLP-TV in Springfield, Massachusetts; WKEF-TV in Dayton, Ohio; and KSTU-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kitty and Bill recall how they labored for survival during the dozen lean years between 1952 and 1964, and the events along their way to leadership in the world of advertiser-supported analog television. Included are several original poems written by Bill, and tantalizing recipes created for Kitty's long-running local cooking show.With the purchase of stations by NBC and CBS in Hartford, WNHC-TV had become a full-time ABC-TV affiliate, and was now licensed to Channel 8, which is electronically adjacent to Channel 7. If it were to move its transmitter a bit farther toanbsp;...

Title:How We Survived in UHF Television
Author:William Lowell Putnam, Kitty Broman Putnam
Publisher:Light Technology Publishing - 2011-12-04


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