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Traverse City area (April 8, 1977)

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ftballfan
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Traverse City area (April 8, 1977)

Post by ftballfan » Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:35 pm

Source: https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipp ... q_Lz4qW4eE (lucky clip!)

Traverse City
2 - WBAY (CBS 2 Green Bay)
3 - WKBD (IND 50 Detroit)
4 - WPBN (NBC 7 Traverse City)
5 - WFRV (NBC 5 Green Bay)
6 - WCML (PBS 6 Alpena)
7 - American Cable Network
8 - WGTU (ABC 29 Traverse City)
10 - WWTV (CBS 9 Cadillac)
11 - WLUK (ABC 11 Green Bay)
12 - American Cable Network
13 - WZZM (ABC 13 Grand Rapids)

Glen Lake
2 - WBAY (CBS 2 Green Bay)
3 - WFRV (NBC 5 Green Bay)
5 - WGTU (ABC 29 Traverse City)
7 - WPBN (NBC 7 Traverse City)
9 - WWTV (CBS 9 Cadillac)
11 - WLUK (ABC 11 Green Bay)
13 - WCML (PBS 6 Alpena)

Elk Rapids
3 - WKBD (IND 50 Detroit)
4 - WPBN (NBC 7 Traverse City)
6 - WCML (PBS 6 Alpena)
8 - WGTU (ABC 29 Traverse City)
10 - WWTV (CBS 9 Cadillac)

Kalkaska
4 - WKBD (IND 50 Detroit)
6 - WCML (PBS 6 Alpena)
8 - WPBN (NBC 7 Traverse City)
10 - WWTV (CBS 9 Cadillac)
11 - WGTU (ABC 29 Traverse City)



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Re: Traverse City area (April 8, 1977)

Post by Chris1980 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:07 pm

Great find. I guess cable was the only (or at least the best) way to watch PBS programming in much of the area in the days before CMU signed on Manistee, Cadillac, and the TC and Leland translators. Unless WPNE was viewable from across the lake.



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