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WOW (Radio station : Omaha, Neb.)

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WOW 590AM was a radio station in Omaha, Nebraska started in 1923 as WOAW. The call letters became WOW in 1926. By the 1930s, it was one of the most powerful broadcasting stations in the Midwest. In 1983, KYNN-FM was acquired by the owners and changed to WOW-FM, and the original WOW became WOW-AM. In 1999, WOW was sold to the Journal Broadcast Group. WOW-AM became KOMJ and WOW-FM became KYSS-FM. More information can be found at "A Tribute to a Midwest Broadcast Legend: WOW 590AM Omaha," http://nebradio.tripod.com/wow.html.

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Dorothy "Dottie" Sater Omaha Radio Station WOW December 6 and 7, 1941, Teletype Collection

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: MSS-0020
Scope and Contents The Dorothy "Dottie" Sater Omaha Radio Station WOW December 6 and 7, 1941, Teletype Collection contains the teletypes from the Omaha, Nebraska, radio station WOW from December 6 and 7, 1941, the day before and the day of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. The teletypes predate Sater's employment at WOW and it is unclear how they came into her possession. Her family speculates that the teletypes may have been in an archive at WOW, and Sater may have rescued them from disposal. The...