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  Tallest structures in the U.S. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The second tallest structure in Nevada is the Stratosphere Tower near downtown Las Vegas, which was erected in 1994-96 and reaches 1149 ft (350 m) and 921 ft (281 m) without the mast.
The station went dark in 1991 and the tower was sold to a religious broadcaster in South Carolina to be used as two separate 800 ft towers.
The WVAH tower of 1551 ft (473 m) at Scott Depot collapsed around 10:15 am on February 19, 2003 due to excessive loading from ice during a winter storm.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_tallest_structures   (1879 words)

  
 Lingering Effects of 9/11
Missy, 20, a third-year student at Northeastern University in Boston, was in New York City with her older sister Carrie for a concert the night of Sept.
on Sept. 11 by a call from WGME TV, Channel 13 in Portland, where Carrie is a news producer, telling her about the crash of an airplane into the WTC tower and asking her to go there and do a live-feed description by phone.
Cell phones were not working because of the destruction of cell towers atop the WTC buildings.
boothbayregister.maine.com /2002-09-05/sept_11_experience.html   (1056 words)

  
 List of the world's tallest structures - Simple English Wikipedia
Most of the tallest structures are TV masts, followed by a mix of the taller tower type structure (Like the CN Tower) and the taller high rises buildings(Like the Sears Tower).
Scattered among these are other structures including oil platforms, electrical towers, bridge towers, etc..
Tower Zero, Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Exmouth, Australia
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_the_world's_tallest_structures   (184 words)

  
 United States tallest structures - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The second tallest structure in Nevada is the Stratosphere Tower near downtown Las Vegas, which was erected in 1994-96 and reaches 1149 ft (921 ft without the mast).
The tallest antenna tower is the 940 ft KREM (CBS-2) tower at Spokane.
The WVAH tower (1551 ft) at Scott Depot collapsed around 10:15 am on February 19 2003 due to excessive loading from ice during a winter storm.
www.free-definition.com /United-States-tallest-structures.html   (1584 words)

  
 List of the world's tallest structures - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most of the tallest structures are television broadcasting masts, followed by a mix of the taller tower-type structure (like the CN Tower) and the taller high rise buildings (like the Sears Tower).
Scattered among these are other structures including oil platforms, electrical towers, bridge towers, etc. List is organized by absolute height since it includes many different classes of structures.
A minimum height limit of 300 m is used for practical purposes to keep the list to a reasonable length.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_the_world's_tallest_structures   (193 words)

  
 WGIB - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation WGIB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The station, known also as WAY TV carries additional religious programming, as well as some secular programming including The Andy Griffith Show.
At various times, WAY TV carries the audio from WGIB FM, played over top of scenes of nature.
WAY TV is relayed on W15AZ, a low-powered relay on channel 15 in Alabaster, Alabama.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/WGIB.html   (231 words)

  
 FW: peaceworks meeting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
To top of story Portland TV station WGME plans to air a prime-time documentary that is critical of John Kerry's public opposition to the war in Vietnam, a move that some viewers condemned as unfair, so close to the election.
TV stations operate under the same guidelines as newspapers and other media, meaning they have no legal obligation to be unbiased.
Portland TV station WGME plans to air a prime-time documentary that is critical of John Kerry's public opposition to the war in Vietnam, a move that some viewers condemned as unfair, so close to the election.
lists.maineindymedia.org /archives/megan/2004-October.txt   (16597 words)

  
 East Coast Cams USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tower Cam....This cam is installed high up on the NBC-2 Doppler radar tower overlooking the city of.....
WIS Skycam....This is a continually updated shot from the WIS TV sky cam of downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
It is mounted about 30 stories up a 40 story TV tower located at Bull and Gervais Streets in downtown Columbia.It sometimes points at the state capitol building, the city skyline or some surrounding neighborhoods.
www.joson.com /gen-infor/cams-east-usa-.htm   (3590 words)

  
 North East RadioWatch: January 12, 1998
The 675-foot towers that had been standing there since 1962 were crusted with as much as 6 inches of ice on each face when they toppled.
The New Gloucester tower used by WKZS (99.9 Auburn) collapsed in the storm, and "Mix" expects to be off the air for a while while it secures a new tower.
The WCIZ (93.5) tower on Perch Lake Road north of Watertown was reportedly toppled by the ice buildup, while sister station WFRY (97.5) is operating with only 20 watts or so from its exciter.
www.bostonradio.org /nerw/nerw-980112.html   (1622 words)

  
 Purchase may help Raymond company find new business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dielectric is a leading supplier of broadcast antenna systems, communication towers, lighting and signal processing equipment.
Kline's 2,063-foot tower in Fargo, N.D., built in 1963, continues to stand as the world's tallest man-made structure.
A 1,619-foot tower in Raymond, home to WGME-TV's antennas, was the tallest structure in the world when it was built by Kline Towers in 1959.
www.mainebusiness.com /news/040303dielectric.shtml   (412 words)

  
 List of the world's tallest structures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Structures no longer standing are in Most of the tallest structures are television broadcasting masts followed by a mix the taller tower-type structure (like the CN Tower) and the taller high rises buildings(like Sears Tower).
Scattered among these are other structures oil platforms electrical towers bridge towers etc. List is by absolute height since it includes many classes of structures.
Template:Expand list A minimum height limit of 300 is used for practical purposes to keep list to a reasonable length.
www.freeglossary.com /List_of_World's_Tallest_Structures   (243 words)

  
 Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram
Jean Gannett Williams, who is touring Europe as a member of the press, returns home to become president of the company.
The Gannett Tower Co. is established in Miami.
The tower is rented to radio and television stations for broadcasting without interference from tall buildings.
pressherald.mainetoday.com /about/timeline.shtml   (579 words)

  
 Impressive Broadcast Tower Sites
The WMGX tower off 295 in Portland is impressive, as it looks like a lot of environmental impact must have been accounted for during construction, with it being on the edge of a saltmarsh.
They are also the only towers lit at night of the several on the summit.
The last time I drove by there a few months back the towers were in desparate need of a new coat of paint, and the wooden catwalks between the towers looked pretty rickety.
lists.bostonradio.org /bri/v04/msg06878.html   (517 words)

  
 Press Herald Online - Canoe Trip: Sporting Tradition
WGME's Marnie MacLean and Jack Amrock carry their canoe through a difficult section of a 2 mile portage between Fourth Machias Lake and Gassabias Lake.
This miserable portage is part of a 130-mile canoe trip undertaken by a four-person team from The Portland Newspapers and WGME-TV (NewsChannel 13).
Meanwhile, WGME switches its television crew, and we're joined by reporter Marnie MacLean and photographer Jack Amrock.
outdoors.mainetoday.com /forgotten/sport.htm   (1727 words)

  
 A selection from a decade of visits to tower and studio sites in the Northeast and beyond
These views are as close as you can get; the tower is reached down a mile-long paved road with a very locked gate on it.
The early reports on this signal are good ones indeed; it's putting a strong signal down to the New Hampshire seacoast and across the greater Portland area.
When we got back, so much fog had rolled in that the tower was literally invisible off in the distance - which should come as some comfort to the neighbors who loudly protested the construction of the stick!
www.fybush.com /site-020213.html   (640 words)

  
 WGME 13 50th   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
WGME 13 becomes first network affiliate to broadcast in stereo when new transmitter installed on Raymond tower.
Guy Gannett Communications sells WGME 13 and its other TV stations to Sinclair Broadcasting Group.
Kim Block interviews MVP Olaf Kolzig during the city of Portland's celebration of the Portland Pirates Calder Cup victory.
www.wgme.com /50.html   (368 words)

  
 Cambrosia Webcam Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
River Cam....This is a cam provided by the Corps of Engineers, overlooking Lock & Dam #15 on the Mississippi River between Rock Island, IL and Davenport, IA. The viewpoint shifts as the camera rotates on a pole high above the Visitor's Center on Rock Island Arsenal.
WKYC CSU Sky Cam....It's on top of Fenn Tower, on the campus of Cleveland State University, just east of downtown.
The view is generally to the west over downtown, but the camera-owner apparently trains it around to suit conditions.
www.cambrosia.com /USAEast.php   (3470 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Wilson Towercam.....The cam is located on top of the 150-foot solar telescope tower at Mount Wilson Observatory in Southern California.  It operates 24 hours a day and can be panned around.  At night it may be looking down on the lights of Los Angeles.
Austin Tower Cam......Live cam of the University of Texas at Austin main tower.
King 5 Tower Cams.....The KING 5 Tower Cameras are placed throughout the Puget Sound region of Western Washington.
www.livecameralink.com /usa.htm   (6027 words)

  
 WICD Champaign
The TV facility consisted of studios, transmitter and tower, along with the transmitter and tower for WDAN-AM.
In 1953, the TV station was built as an addition to the rear of the radio facility and included a studio, master control room and offices.
In 1966 construction was begun on a new television transmitter and tower facility which would combine the transmitters of WCHU and WICD on channel 15.
www.dougquick.com /wicdchampaign2.html   (4586 words)

  
 Camera Page
The Entertainment Capital of the World viewed from Polo Towers located next to the MGM.
A view of Tulsa from the KJRH Tower.
WGME TV Paul Cousins and Brad Daygives gives you the weather in Portland Main.
www.utendorf.com /dean/camera-2.html   (552 words)

  
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....Savannah...The WTOC-TV SkyCam is located at the 284 foot level on our relay tower at the studio which is in central Chatham county at I-16 and Chatham parkway.
....From the vantage point of the Gettysburg National Tower, the "Battle Cam" overlooks some of the most notable landmarks of the actual battles at Gettysburg.
....This is a continually updated shot from the WIS TV sky cam of downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
www.geocities.com /bedavalardunyasi/eglence/webcamera/damerika.htm   (3148 words)

  
 internetreisen.at >Ihr interaktives Reisebüro.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Marco Island Beach Cam...The current view of Marco Island's beach looking North along the Gulf of Mexico from the South Beach access.
Tower Cam 9...Five views of Charlotte courtesy of WSOC-TV.
TowerCam 9....Cam is located 2000 ft. above sea level in Steubenville and gives you a view of the Steubenville area, including Wellsburg to Wintersville to Toronto and all cities in between.
www.internetreisen.at /infotips/webcams2.htm   (3427 words)

  
 9.11 CALL TO ACTION: Take a Minute And Call To Support Your Local Dr. Laura Affiliate!! [Free Republic]
If you do not see your community on our list (or if there is no program time listed), please check "TV Guide" (cover date Sept. 9-15) for your area's program information.
It's a low-power UHF station and won't reach folks who are stuck with off-air reception.
It's not in my Direct TV package, though I don't know about cable.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a39bcf25c5dc4.htm   (1610 words)

  
 United States tallest structures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of buildings - List of skyscrapers - List of towers -List of masts - List of tallest church towers
The runner up in Alaska for height is the 808 ft (246 m) public telecommunications tower at Knik near Anchorage (61 25'N 149 52'W).
The second tallest structure is the KHON-TV (Honolulu Fox 2) tower at 500 ft (152 m) located at 21 17' 28" 157 50' 08".
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/U/United-States-tallest-structures.htm   (1765 words)

  
 Lewiston Youth Advisory Council Events - City of Lewiston
A rod will extend to City Hall's tower enabling the correct time to be seen by the community via new clock faces.
The clock mechanisms, now on display on the building's third floor, formerly resided in City Hall's tower prior to 2002 restoration by Balzer Family Clock Works of Freeport.
The Optimists Club's decision to contribute was the result of a recent LYAC presentation before the local club.
www.ci.lewiston.me.us /lyac/events2.htm   (1546 words)

  
 WGME TV Tower - Definition, explanation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
WGME TV Tower is a 495 metre high guy-wired aerial mast for the transmission of FM and TV-programmes in Raymond, Maine, USA (Geographical coordinates: 43° 55′ 29″ N 70° 29′ 27″ W).
WGME TV Tower was built in 1975 and is the second tallest construction in Maine.
Help build the largest human-edited directory on the web.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/w/wg/wgme_tv_tower.php   (116 words)

  
 Tv
1995 Nigel Lucius Graeme Finch, TV Director/film-maker, dies at 45
1990 Bernard Cowan, TV announcer, dies of kidney disease at 68
1968 Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, TV preacher, dies at 84
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/t/tv.html   (8132 words)

  
 List of the world's tallest structures
World Trade Center Tower One, New York City (417m)
World Trade Center Tower Two, New York City (415m)
Tower Zero, Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt, Exmouth, Australia (388m)
www.fact-index.com /l/li/list_of_the_world_s_tallest_structures.html   (72 words)

  
 Maine: Tower Locations in Maine
Home > State: Maine > Feature Type: Tower
No representation is made or warranty given as to its content.
Lat-Long.com, its owners and its suppliers assume no responsibility for any loss or delay resulting from such use.
www.lat-long.com /Maine/Tower.html   (37 words)

  
 PHILLIPS MICROTECHNOLOGY, INC. (ENG)
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Only our SuperFilter/LNA strips off interference before it hits your receiver, and leaves you with clean audio and video.
The Federal Communications Commission gives you the RIGHT TO INSTALL A TV OR SATELLITE ANTENNA.
www.tvtower.com   (372 words)

  
 World Webcam Directory - United States Webcams
Another Huntsville Towercam - Camera located on Monte Sano Mountain, east of Huntsville, courtesy WHNT-TV.
Sacramento 3 - Looking south from KXTV's 300-foot tower.
Chicago - WGN TV Cams Lots of Chicago area cameras.
barusa.tripod.com /webcams/usa1.htm   (1324 words)

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