Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

 

Early Television Stations

KPTV Portland

The first commercial UHF station was KPTV in Portland, Oregon. The station began broadcasting in September of 1952, using the transmitter that was used in Bridgeport, Connecticut by RCA, starting in 1949, in their tests of UHF broadcasting.

These articles appeared in the Oregonian, and were sent to us by Craig Adams.

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