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WOWO 90th Anniversary

Federated Media

A look back at the past 90 years of broadcast history, with stories and audio from the people that made this station and Fort Wayne a Great Place To Be.

A look back at the past 90 years of broadcast history, with stories and audio from the people that made this station and Fort Wayne a Great Place To Be.
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United States

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Podcasts

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A look back at the past 90 years of broadcast history, with stories and audio from the people that made this station and Fort Wayne a Great Place To Be.

Language:

English


Episodes

2017 Best Reporter

1/15/2018
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Duration: 00:07:26


WOWO 90th Special: Part 4 1972-1984

5/30/2016
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The history of WOWO, looking back at 1972-1984

Duration: 00:42:47


WOWO 90th Special: Part 3 1954-1972

5/30/2016
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A look back at WOWO history, between 1954 and 1972.

Duration: 00:37:12


WOWO 90th Special: Part 2 1940-1954

5/23/2016
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It wasn't until 1941 that you could hear WOWO on 1190AM, thanks to the US treaty called the North American Radio Broadcasting Agreement. Before that the booming sound was on 1160AM. It would be later in the year that the station would increase power to 10,000 watts. But moving on the AM wasn't the only thing that happened in the early 40's. The FCC assigned FM radio to the 42 to 50 MHz band of the spectrum. In Fort Wayne, Westinghouse Broadcasting received an experimental license for...

Duration: 00:26:35


WOWO / Bob Chase Indy 500 story

5/19/2016
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This is one of the great stories of WOWO covering the Indy 500. Bob Chase in the 1950s had a little trick to get ahead of other reporters at the track. Photo credit: https://goo.gl/INXapn / license: https://goo.gl/sZ7V7x

Duration: 00:01:30


WOWO 90th Special: Part 1 1925-1940

5/16/2016
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Part 1 of the WOWO 90th Anniversary Special, looking back at the early years of the station, spanning form 1925-1940.

Duration: 00:13:22


WOWO 90th Special: Introduction

5/16/2016
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Looking back at the past 90 years of WOWO history. This is the introduction to the documentary, setting up what will be the next 9 decades of broadcast history in Fort Wayne.

Duration: 00:04:08


Tribute to former WOWO engineer Paul Schafer

4/15/2016
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Former WOWO radio engineer joined the station in 1943 and would be a pioneer in the industry. He developed one of the first remote transmitters and also invented the first radio automation system. Audio courtesy of Randy Meyer and the historyofwowo.com

Duration: 00:02:00