RKO General- A Proud but Sad Legacy
The organizations merged to make RKO General:
The Yankee Network - acquired in 1943.
The Bamberger Broadcasting Service - acquired in 1950.
The Don Lee Network - acquired in 1948.
The Mutual Broadcasting System
RKO Radio Pictures - acquired from Howard Hughes in 1955.
The RKO General Stations over the years:
WNAC/WRKO(AM) 680 - Boston, Massachusetts
WNAC-FM/WROR-FM 98.5 - Boston, Massachusetts
WNAC-TV Channel 7 - Boston, Massachusetts (WNEV-TV: 5/22/82-1987, now WHDH-TV)
Los Angeles, California:
KHJ-AM - Los Angeles (now KKHJ Los Angeles)
KHJ-FM/KRTH(FM) - Los Angeles
KHJ-TV Channel 9 - Los Angeles (now KCAL-TV)
WHBQ-AM 560 - Memphis, Tennessee
WHBQ-TV Channel 13 - Memphis, Tennessee
New York City:
WOR-AM 710 - New York City
WOR-FM/WRKS-FM 98.3 - New York City
WOR-TV Channel 9 New York City (now WWOR-TV Secaucus, New Jersey)
Washington, DC metro area:
WGMS-AM 570 - Bethesda, Maryland (xWTEM, then WWRC (-1998), now WTNT (1998-present))
WGMS-FM 103.5 - Washington, DC - a Bonneville station (some background? Read on )
CKLW-AM 800 (The Big 8)
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