Sparks wrote:What is the reasoning between splitting the country into two groups? (Ks to the west of the Appalacians and Ws to the east?)
K9EZ wrote:Interesting to see the density of stations. Especially in the Appalachian area! Pretty thick with stations for such a rural area.
Dave Loudin wrote:Thomas White's US radio history site has as complete a story as you'll find on this subject. The K/W policy began with sip to shore communications. For the Atlantic, ships carried K calls and shore stations carried W calls. In the Pacific, the situation was reversed. The Gulf Coast stations all had W calls, which is why the first commercial stations in mid-America west of the Mississippi River had W calls.
Shane wrote:The dobe.com site pages are producing this message from my anti-virus:
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