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#1

KQV will take over PSU men’s hoops
By Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Thursday, November 18, 2010

Penn State men's basketball games will begin airing on KQV Newsradio 1410 at 9:15 p.m. on Dec. 1, when the Nittany Lions meet Maryland

will also be carrying the ED show on Thursdays as well.


#2

Not that this has anything to do with Penn State hoops, but I always wondered why KYW in Philly and KDKA in Pittsburgh got to be “K” stations (which are almost exclusively west of the Mississippi) and not "W"s.

Then I ran across this:
http://earlyradiohistory.us/kwtrivia.htm

Then found this little ditty about KQV…

KQV was one of Pittsburgh's five original AM stations, signing on as amateur station "8ZAE" on November 19, 1919.
91 years to the day of this post.

Back to work…