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Massachusetts Radio and TV Station Photos from the John in Arizona Collection


The photos in the Massachusetts section are listed in alphabetical order by call letters. All photos are the property of John C Johnson / John In Arizona / johninarizona and may not be used in any form elsewhere.

WACE: WACE Radio 730 Chicopee started out in 1946. Studios, transmitter, and tower are located on Chicopee Street as seen in the photos from 2019.
WACE Radio 730 Chicopee studios on Chicopee Street - 2019.

WACE Radio 730 Chicopee studios on Chicopee Street - 2019.

WACE Radio 730 Chicopee studios and tower on Chicopee Street - 2019.


WACM: 1270 Radio Springfield started out in 1936 as WSPR. The calls were changed to WACM in 2016. WACM's transmitter and towers are located near Palmer Avenue as seen in the photo from 2019.
WACM Radio 1270 Springfield towers near Palmer Avenue - 2019.


WBAS: 1240 West Yarmouth started out in 1940 on 1210 as WOCB, moving to 1240 in 1941. In 1991 the calls were changed to WOUK, then WBUR in 1997. In 2014 the calls were changed to WBAS. The WBAS transmitter and tower are located on Bog Hollow Road which is inside a gated community off South Sea Avenue. This tower also holds antennas for WBAS' translator W268CP on 101.5 FM and WXTK FM 95.1. The photos are from 2019.
WBAS Radio 1240 West Yarmouth tower on Bog Hollow Road - 2019.

WBAS Radio 1240 West Yarmouth tower on Bog Hollow Road - 2019.

WBAS Radio 1240 West Yarmouth tower on Bog Hollow Road - 2019.


WBNW: 1120 Radio Concord started out in 1989 as WADN. The WBNW call letters were moved from 590 to 1120 in 1998. Their 4 towers are located on Knox Trail as seen in the photo from 2019.
WBNW Radio 1120 Concord towers on Knox Trail - 2019.


WBTS-CD: WBTS-CD Channel 15 Boston is licensed to Nashua, New Hampshire. They are a satellite of Boston's low-powered NBC owned and operated WYCN-LD. The NBC10 branding reflects their cable TV positioning. The screen grab ID is from 2019.

WBTS-CD Channel 15 Boston, Massachusetts WBTS-CD 15.1


WBZ: WBZ Radio has an extensive history starting in 1921 in Springfield, 1931 moving to Boston. WBZ is the oldest broadcasting station in New England and one of the oldest in the USA. A more complete history can be found online. The photos of their Nantasket Beach tower site are from 2019.
WBZ Radio 1030 Boston Nantasket Beach tower site - 2019.

WBZ Radio 1030 Boston Nantasket Beach tower site - 2019.

WBZ Radio 1030 Boston Nantasket Beach tower site - 2019.

WBZ Radio 1030 Boston Nantasket Beach tower site - 2019.

WBZ Radio 1030 Boston Nantasket Beach tower site - 2019.


WBZ TV: WBZ TV Channel 4 Boston came on the air in 1948 as an NBC affiliate. In 1995 they switched to CBS. The print ad is from the 1950's promoting the WBZ TV morning 'Swan Boat' program. The screen grab samples are from 2019.

WBZ TV Channel 4 Boston 1950's print ad for 'Show Boat' morning program.


WBZ-TV Channel 4 Boston, Massachusetts WBZ TV 4.1

WBZ-TV Channel 4 Boston, Massachusetts WBZ TV 4.1

WBZ-TV Channel 4 Boston, Massachusetts WBZ TV 4.1


WCVB TV: Channel 5 Boston came on the air in 1957 as WHDH-TV. In 1972 they became WCVB TV. The screen grab samples are from 2019.

WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston, Massachusetts WCVB TV 5.1

WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston, Massachusetts WCVB TV 5.1

WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston, Massachusetts WCVB TV 5.1

WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston, Massachusetts WCVB TV 5.1


WFPB: WFPB Radio 1170 Orleans came on the air in 1970. Their transmitter site is located at the end of Bog Hollow Road as seen in the photo from 2019. This is also the site for WOCN FM 104.7 and translator W287DE 105.3 FM.
WFPB Radio 1170 Orleans towers at the end of Bog Hollow Road - 2019.


WFXT TV: Channel 25 Boston started in 1977 as WXNE TV. In 1987 the calls were changed to WFXT-TV. The screen grab sample is from 2019.

WFXT-TV Channel 25 Boston, Massachusetts WFXT TV 25.1


WGBH TV: WGBH TV Channel 2 Boston started out in 1955. The call letters stand for W Great Blue Hill. They were an NET affiliate before that became PBS. Fans of the TV program 'This Old House' know that series originated at WGBH-TV The screen grab sample is from 2019.

WGBH TV Channel 2 Boston, Massachusetts WGBH TV 2.1


WHDH TV: Channel 7 Boston started out in 1948 as WNAC TV. In 1982 they became WNEV TV, then in 1990 the call letters were changed to WHDH-TV. The WNAC-TV print ad is from 1959. The screen grab samples are from 2019.

WNAC TV Channel 7 Boston print ad - 1959.


WHDH TV Channel 7 Boston, Massachusetts WHDH TV 7.1

WHDH TV Channel 7 Boston, Massachusetts WHDH TV 7.1

WHDH TV Channel 7 Boston, Massachusetts WHDH TV 7.1

WHDH TV Channel 7 Boston, Massachusetts WHDH TV 7.1


WHLL: 1450 Radio Springfield started out in 1932 as WMAS broadcasting on 1420. Call letters were changed to WHLL in 2009. Their transmitter and tower site is located on Highway 20 near the Connecticut River as seen in the photos from 2019.
WHLL Radio 1450 Springfield tower on Highway 20 - 2019.

WHLL Radio 1450 Springfield tower on Highway 20 - 2019.


WHMP: WHMP Radio 1400 Northampton started out in 1950. Their transmitter and tower are located on Elm Street as seen in the photos from 2019.
WHMP Radio 1400 Northampton tower on Elm Street - 2019.

WHMP Radio 1400 Northampton tower base on Elm Street - 2019.


WHTB: 1400 Radio Fall River started out in 1948 as WALE. In 1989 the calls were changed to WHTB. Their transmitter and tower are located at the end of Augustus Street as seen in the photo from 2019.
WHTB Radio 1400 Fall River at the end of Augustus Street - 2019.


WLVI TV: Channel 56 Boston started out in 1953 as WTAO TV. In 1965 the calls were changed to WXHR TV which lasted one year. In 1966 they became WKBG TV. Then in 1974 the calls were changed to WLVI-TV LVI reflecting the channel number. They are the CW affiliate for the Boston market. The screen grab ID is from 2019.

WLVI TV Channel 56 Boston, Massachusetts WLVI TV 56.1


WSPR: 1490 Radio West Springfield started out in 1949 as WTXL. The WSPR call letters had been on 1270, but in 2016 call letters were swapped with WACM. The WSPR transmitter and tower are located near the Westfield River. The photo from 2019 was taken from River Street.
WSPR Radio 1490 West Springfield tower - 2019.


WUTF TV: Channel 27 Worcester started out in 1985 as WVJV TV. In 1987 they became WHSH, in 2000 WHUB, then WFUB in 2001 before becoming WUTF in 2001. They are the UniMAS station for the Boston market. The screen grab ID is from 2019.

WUTF TV Channel 27 Worcester, Massachusetts WUTF TV 27.1

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