WEHH - AM 1600 - Elmira Heights, NY

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WEHH signed on the air in 1956, the third AM radio station to sign on in Chemung County and the fifth to sign on in ... See more the Elmira-Corning market in New York state. Testing on the frequency may have begun as early as 1952, according to documents at the original transmitter site found by former station engineer Jim Appleton.WEHH was a standalone AM station for much of its existence until Mr. Saia decided to place an FM station on the air in the mid 1960s. Frank Saia was a visionary individual who believed in the future of FM broadcasting and was responsible for WEHH-FM which signed on at 94.3 MHz in 1964 with Elmira, NY as its city of license. Its studios were colocated with WEHH-AM in Latta Brook Park. Its transmitter was located at a private site on East Hill in Elmira, NY. The station broadcast mainly beautiful and classical music along with a bit of country in the mornings, "The Ralph Emery Show". In the 70's WEHH-FM broadcast Elmira City Council meetings live with Tony Volino handling the remote duties from the Council Chambers. Frank Saia, before the founding of WENY-TV also had the first crack at UHF TV channel 36 and at one time considered a WEHH-TV on channel 36. If that had happened, the WEHH callsign would have been prominent as an AM-FM-TV entity.WEHH is one of a handful of broadcast stations in the country to carry a dual city of license. The station is licensed to both Elmira Heights and Horseheads.

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