ggn information systems Favorite Links New information as of: August 03, 2002
Ed Brouder Ed is a broadcaster, collector and published author, his Granite and Ether, A Chronicle of Broadcasting History in New Hampshire is available from his website. Ed is also a Peabody Award winner as well as Chairman of the New Hampshire EAS. His web site specializes in air-checks of classic radio programs and jingles.
Jeff Miller Jeff maintains an awesome website that I consider to the the most difinitive relating to station histories. It contains a myriad of useful information on Broadcasting History in America.
WDRC History For an interesting look at the history of WDRC"OBG", I am sure you will find this site designed by Ed Brouder very interesting, It includes early photograph of this Hartford institution, as well as many audio files.
Transmitter Site of the Week A weekly look at various transmitter sites. A wonderful page with many recent photos along with historical background on these facilities. Hosted by Scott Fybush.
Transmitter Mast Gallery A look from "across the the pond". A London based website, looking at transmitter sites from a European perspective.
WTFDA Memorabilia Page A great resource page for anybody interested in broadcast history. For DXing enthusiasts, a companion page, Mike's TV and FMDX Page, contains numerous links assembled by catergories, including HDTV. Well laid out, easy to navigate.
NBC's Monitor Beacon For those of us old enough to know what radio was really like...you have to check this out. A unique weekend LIVE radio program using the, now overworked, magazine format. Focusing on pickups from around the country.....in the days before uplinks, or even one-line Comrex. A FIRST CLASS radio experience.
The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia have a very comprehensive website dealing with the city of Philadelphia. The website includes a history of WPTZ as well as Memories of W3XE and WPTZ.
Where Are They Now? The New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters hosts a webpage featuring your favorite DJ / newsman and even support people. The Alumni page contains a brief bio as well as early and current mug shots (when possible). It's a fun visit.
Looking for early televevision material. Early Television History has a large compilation of photos that pe-dates this website. A great amount of space is devoted to Dr. Zworykin, as well as the early days of RCA. The site contains one of the earliet Test Pattern on record. Go to the Photos of 1932 and scroll down to "page #2".
WOR FM and TV: A tale of two cities, WOR the only New York televison facility to locate it's transmitter in New Jersey. In a strange twist, WOR became a New Jersey station, transmitting from New York City (WWOR). Jim Hawkins has done a great job of documenting the little know history of the North Bergen, New Jersey days of WOR-TV and FM.