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Re: 'K' v. 'W' Television Station Callsigns

Dave Close (
22 Oct 2004 20:10:32 -0700

Linc Madison <> writes:

> What I find rather more interesting are situations where stations
> sharing the same callsign are in completely different metropolitan
> areas. For example, KCBS-TV is in Los Angeles, but KCBS-AM is in San
> Francisco.

That's because, until fairly recently, KCBS-TV was KNXT. The network
evidently decided branding was more important than history.

Dave Close, Compata, Costa Mesa CA "Politics is the business of getting, +1 714 434 7359 power and privilege without possessing merit." - P. J. O'Rourke

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