On This Day in Pittsburgh History: April 1, 1954

WQED, PBS channel 13, begins broadcasting as the first community-sponsored television station in the nation, and the city’s fifth TV station. [WikipediaPenn State University

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    What amazes me is the idea of a television station asking for QSL cards. Not that this was a bad idea under the...
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    Oh, the memories. Oh, the feels. I quite literally grew up watching WQED. In my youth, WQED brought me hour upon hour of...
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    I knew about KDKA (and bored Californians with that bit of knowledge for years) but not WQED. I’m a proud yinzer! San...
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    Fucking right!
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    Pittsburgh - leading the way in communications. KDKA was the first radio station in the world (began in 1920) and still...
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