Radio: In a Teapot

Zenith Radio stirred up a high wind and some heavy dust when it advertised that all TV sets — except Zenith's — were in danger of becoming obsolete (TIME, March 21). Last week, the wind was dying and the dust settling. In a Baltimore speech, FCC Chairman Wayne Coy announced: "I think the question of obsolescence of television receivers is something of a tempest in a teapot . . ." No matter what decision FCC eventually makes about using Ultra High Frequency bands, Coy said, the present twelve channels will continue to be used. Furthermore, until FCC makes its decision, "the...

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