KRNT - 1350 Khz
Iowa's First Introduction to TV
1946 Iowa State Fair

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Radio Station KRNT made history at the Iowa State Centennial Fair in 1946 which was from August 21-30. During the demonstration it was visited by 238,000 people. The 100 X 200 ft International Harvester Tent was used for the Iowa State Fair television studio.


This photo shows the audio control room on stage. The engineers, from left to right were:  Buford Cannon, Ralph Reynolds, Jap Reed, and Chief Engineer Charles Quentin on the telephone.



This photo shows a fellow being televised while giving a demonstration.


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