Radio: Strongest Station

The world's most powerful TV station began telecasting last week from Huntington, W.Va. WSAZ, the only transmitter in the state, had already pioneered by building its own microwave relay stations to link up with the coaxial cable at Cincinnati. It boosted its power to 84,000 watts by installing a 25-kilowatt amplifier and a special antenna with a "gain" of approximately 3.4 times that number. Phone calls and telegrams showed that the TV image is being received in towns nearly 120 miles away. The station estimates an increase of 30,000 square miles in its...

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