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WCM Photos 


This page will showcase images of the  construction and beginnings of WCM in the late summer, fall and winter of 1950.  We have Gary Hummell, N3YEX to thank for these images.  Gary saved them from the WCM files on WCM's last day of operation in Pittsburgh.

WCM building under construction.
Above - The building takes shape - Fall 1950

Right - Bringing in the power and communications lines.  
View of the power and comm. lines trench.

Rigging the vertical antenna prior to erection.
Getting the vertical antenna ready for erection
Workning on the gantry used to raise the vertical antenna.
Working on the gantry used to raised
the vertical antenna

Raising the vertical antenna. Outside view of a finished WCM station.
Above - A finished WCM as viewed from
near the vertical antenna

  Left - raising the vertical antenna

WCM building & vertical antenna - Looking southwest
WCM - Looking southwest
WCM building - looking southeast
WCM - Looking southeast

Front of WCM building showing the RCA sign.
WCM - Building front with RCA sign
View of WCM site - Looking east.
WCM site - Looking east

Bill Hayton with the WCM Aux. TX - Model TDF Three TMC fixed-frequency recievers - Model FFR-3
TMC fixed frequency AM Receivers - EX WCM Pittsburgh

Left - Bill Hayton with the WCM Aux. AM Transmitter -
A Model TDF (Made by RCA?) - 1951

TMC Receiver Model FFR3 nameplate TMC Model FFRD-5A nameplate

Above & Left - Nameplates on the TMC receivers