Sunday, December 02, 2007

A little story about little WGBI-AM of Scranton

While hunting for art for the WEJL item (see below), we found a wonderful item from the radio site about radio station WGBI, which started broadcasting in 1925 from a tiny building on Davis Street in Scranton -- between Colliery Avenue and McCarthy Street. It's a fun read by a guy who clearly knows about and loves radio. He visits the top of the Times-Tribune building in the process.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I remember hearing a story from a LONG time ago, when WGBI had the opportunity to become a 50,000 watt station, like the major stations in NYC and Boston. For whatever reason, WGBI passed on it, and the 50,000 watt frequency went to a station out in Indiana.

Neat to think of what could've been, had WGBI upped its power.