Prior to 1954 this area was on the fringe of the fringe
for television reception. Read
about how local residents worked to get television broadcasting before and after
WMTW and WCAX went on the air. From antenna or bed springs in the attic to cable
television, locals sought access to this new medium. Remember the favorite
programs from the 50’s and 60’s.
Read the entire article at “Television: Pictures From the Air” at
down to the article at the bottom of the first page of the blog. If you have good stories about your
first television, feel free to add it to the comment section. The accompanying article on the
history of local radio broadcasting can also be found at that site, recalling
such stations as WDEV, WWVA, WBZ and WYKR.