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Old 03-27-2018, 12:37 AM   #1
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Early TV

You could get a TV but what are you going to watch?
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Old 03-27-2018, 11:24 AM   #2
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Network TV
Most popular TV shows 1947

Television existed before WWII. Networks existed after the war.

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Old 03-27-2018, 02:15 PM   #3
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It didn't matter unless you were among the small minority of people who lived withing range of a transmitter.
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Old 03-27-2018, 03:00 PM   #4
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Then why would you buy a tv?
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Old 03-27-2018, 05:27 PM   #5
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Apparently to watch baseball.
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Old 03-27-2018, 05:35 PM   #6
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Apparently to watch baseball.
Baseball was only in those cities that already had TV. So those others did not care; did not need TV.

In the early 1950s, everyone I knew had one TV. Color TV was popular starting about 1962. I still remember my comment when I first saw it. "So what. It is only color."

Heathkit, Allied Radio, Eico, etc made these kits only for people who wanted to learn - to do new things - to innovate. Those who were not near TV transmitters then learned how to build antennas that could receive those signal. Innovators were always the target market. Within less than 10 years, every major city had multiple TV stations. Within 20 years, even small cities had one.
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Old 03-28-2018, 06:59 AM   #7
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Is this a good time to mention that Frontier does not deliver reliable broadband to rural PA?
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Is this a good time to mention that Frontier does not deliver reliable broadband to rural PA?
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Old 03-28-2018, 11:48 AM   #9
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Is this a good time to mention that Frontier does not deliver reliable broadband to rural PA?
Seems logical since Frontier doesn't deliver reliable broadband in Lancaster county either. They should be applauded for their consistency.
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Old 03-28-2018, 12:10 PM   #10
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