Station calls that no longer work

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Greg Goodfellow
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Station calls that no longer work

Post by Greg Goodfellow » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:32 am

WTRF-TV in Wheeling...TRF stood for 'two radio frequencies,' both of which were eliminated many years ago. I get the history, but, with new ownership, perhaps calls that better represent them NOW would be better. Any other examples, gentlemen, along with any ladies out there?
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Re: Station calls that no longer work

Post by Tom Taggart » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:00 am

Thomas R. Ferguson--was long time GM of Channel 7

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Re: Station calls that no longer work

Post by Greg Goodfellow » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:54 pm

Thanks, Tom!
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Re: Station calls that no longer work

Post by Greg Goodfellow » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:56 pm

Thanks, Tom!
"Television is a medium because anything well done is rare."
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Re: Station calls that no longer work

Post by Tom Taggart » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:01 pm

Correction: Robert W. Ferguson, who was one of the owners, along with the Dix family.

Interesting site if you have time to waste:

https://www.americanradiohistory.com/Br ... s_Page.htm

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