Radio: Ghost Chaser

New York, with more TV sets (an estimated 1,015,000) than any other city, has long suffered poor reception caused by skyscrapers and electrical interference. Last week Empire State, Inc., which for the last 18 years has had WNBT's transmitter atop its 1,300-ft. tower, came to a decision that might help ghost-plagued New York televiewers. At an estimated cost of $500,000, Empire State will add a 199-ft. extension to the tower and allow other stations to transmit from it. At week's end, hoping to get above the tall buildings, WJZ-TV had already agreed to...

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