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  • Tags: WJLN

b5f40a - Atty Anderson to Johnston-file reports - Dec 11, 1969.jpg
"Ok. we’re up to folder 40 which contains a letter from David Anderson rather, who was a… my guess is an attorney handling filings with the FCC. It doesn’t specifically say, but on December of 1969, instructing George Johnston III to file ownership…

b5f39a - PSA announcing major changes to WJLN - July 17, 1969.jpg
"This is folder 39 from 1969 which has within it various applications to the FCC to make changes to the tower and to increase power from 23kw to 100kw for WJLN 104.7. It includes the direct application, also notices that needs to be read on the air.…

b5f37a - Note from Johnston III to staff about PD Lawson - 1969.jpg
"Alright, we’re moving on to folder 37 which is a copy of a letter, it’s unclear who it’s addressed to, but it verifies Jimmy Lawson’s employment at the radio station, WJLD, with the signature, the name George Johnston III underneath. Vice president,…

b5f35a - front and back cover of a WJLD promotion - 1969.jpg
"Folder 35 is a WJLD contest folder… I’m sorry, correction. It’s called a WJLD Double Dozen and also WJLD… WJLN-FM. And this is like a top 24 songs that were out for the week beginning August 8, 1969, and it lists not only the pop but also the gospel…

b5f34a - News brief iv Herman Maddox, Jasper Mayor - 1969.jpg
"This is folder 34 which contains various news briefs of interviews with various civic and religious leaders from Jasper and Sylacauga. Race relations is a major topic. They are brief and worth reading. We know that both Mayor Dark of Sylacauga and…

b5f33a - WJLN Audio Frequency Report - 1969.jpg
"This is folder 33, from 1969. It is an audio frequency proof of performance measurements of WJLN-FM, which is 104.7 on the FM dial, megacycles. A testing by the engineering department of the National Association of Broadcasters from December 12,…

b5f26a - from Erin Connolly's son - unidentified.jpg
"Folder 26 has various pictures donated from Erin Connolly’s son which show, I guess Erin… I’m not sure who this is…. I don't recognize the men in these pictures. Jim Connolly is in some of these pictures. It's been so long since Connolly's son…

b5f23a - WJLN application to increase power - Sept 1968.jpg
Folder 23 from 1968 is an application to the FCC from Johnston Broadcasting to increase WJLN power from 25k to 100k. Here's the essence of it from the abstract: The Present Antenna is mounted on the WJLD (AM) tower, as is the Antenna of WBMG-TV…

b4f33a - invoices from Johnston Bdcasting to WBMG - 1965.jpg
"This is folder 33 which contains a receipt made out to WBMG-TV from Johnston Broadcast Company, WJLN. WJLD, WJLN-FM dated September 8, 1965 for engineering there. There’s a bill for solder, Coleman gas, and so forth. These were used for the digging…

b4f13a - Jim Connolly at WJLD-WJLN on Red Mountain - 1962.jpg
"We now move to folder 13 is a picture of Jim Connolly outside of the WJLD studios from 1962. This would be up on Red Mountain. Notice the sign also said WJLN TV. The Johnston family was exploring the possibility of going into television. That…
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