New KPIX Transmitter on Mount Sutro (1952)

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KPIX-TV special report from 1952 with Sandy Spillman on Mount Sutro in San Francisco, featuring views of KPIX's new broadcast transmitter and antenna. Project leader Roald Didrikson explains that the increased height of this new antenna, compared to the old one which was on top of the Mark Hopkins Hotel in the city, will provide a better signal and coverage for the Bay Area. Didrikson goes into some detail when describing this state of the art new equipment. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
1952
Format
16mm b&w positive optical sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
special interest
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
8:26
Identifier
BATA.KPIX.Historical3.1
Views
695

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