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WAVE's Brown Hotel transmitter being readied to hit the air (1933)
WAVE studio at the Brown Hotel

WAVE's Inaugural Broadcast from the Brown Hotel (1933)

WAVE Newspaper Ad (1933)

The Brown Hotel "Home of Station WAVE" - 335 West Broadway (Mid-1930s postcard)

WAVE opened its radio studio on December 30, 1933, on the 15th floor of The Brown Hotel, its 239-foot tower perched like a giant Erector Set on the rooftop. The first program aired by the station originated from the Crystal Ballroom and was part of a nationwide NBC Network salute to its new affiliate.

Reginald Billin, WAVE Radio's first Program Director (1933-1934)

Popular WAVE performers the Conway Sisters and Burt Blackwell (1934)

Slim Miller and his band at WAVE's Radio Center

Slim Miller and his band at WAVE's Radio Center

NBC and Eastern Airlines rush WAVE a generator to help keep the station on the air during the 1937 flood

WAVE's 1937 Dodge at Bowman Field

WAVE's mobile unit at Union Station during Derby Week

WAVE-TV mobile unit in front of the Brown Hotel

WAVE Program Schedule (Outside)

WAVE Program Schedule (Inside)

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