While KLIF posted incredible ratings during the 1950s and 1960s, others like KRLD and WBAP found successful programming niches that catered to older audiences.
AM's popularity and far-reaching capabilities were used by the government to launch a civil defense system, CONELRAD ("CONtrol of ELectromagnetic RADiation,") the forerunner of the Emergency Broadcast System (now Emergency Alert System,) in 1951.
It seems that Vandervoort has a thing for famous actors and met few boyfriends on the set.
Many fans want to know whether she is dating some co-star from the fantasy show Bitten.
The couple most likely met on the set of Coffee Shop.
He is also known as a host of popular celebrity chat show, Young Hollywood.
In the first weeks of her life she contracted meningitis, resulting in a severe sickness that lasted a few months.
(WRR engineer Rick Teddlie co-created the CONELRAD system.) While the nuclear threat of the Cold War prompted the dedication of a national broadcast frequency, it wasn't until 1958 that the system was first used for weather alerts.
Broadcasts were originally dedicated to 6 kc in all cities, and all regular broadcast stations (AM, FM and TV) were to go silent when threatening information was aired.
The early 20th century brought the first radio stations to the Dallas-Fort Worth area: KFJZ (with roots dating back to 1917,) WRR (in 1920,) WPA, WBAP and WFAA (all in 1922,) and the rest is history (well, almost!
) AM started out as a freewheeling, 'throw up a transmitter and go with it' gamut of radio waves in its earliest days, with a couple of assigned frequencies (833 kc [primarily news and weather] and 618.6 kc [primarily music.]) and virtually no rules to allow a fair distribution of the dial for broadcasters.