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The airwaves of New York : illustrated histories of 156 AM stations in the Metropolitan Area, 1921-1996

Author: Bill Jaker; Frank Sulek; Peter Kanze
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the 1920s, the New York metropolitan area has been home to a large number and wide variety of AM radio stations. The Airwaves of New York traces the history of 156 stations, from WAAM (one of the most important stations in area broadcasting's early years) to WZRC (the first full-time Korean-language station in New York). Detailed information on each station includes the years in which it operated, anecdotes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Jaker; Frank Sulek; Peter Kanze
ISBN: 0786403438 9780786403431
OCLC Number: 37928610
Description: x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Bill Jaker, Frank Sulek, and Peter Kanze ; with a foreword by Joe Franklin.

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This heavily illustrated history traces the development of AM radio in the New York metropolitan area. While technical information and program schedules are fully covered, the work also provides  Read more...

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