Yankee owned some stations, others like WDRC were privately
owned; they were known as associated stations. Numerous WDRC
program schedules reflect the Yankee Network association, starting
August 16, 1931 (click
here to see a listing of program schedules). It is unclear when
WDRC ended its Yankee Network association, though the Variety
magazine Radio Directory for 1937-38 indicates the Hartford station
was affiliated only with CBS.
continued to work with Major
Edwin H. Armstrong and the Yankee
Network on the development of FM.
additional information on the role the Yankee Network played in
the development of frequency modulation broadcasting, visit Norm
Gagnon's excellent web site.
learn more about John Shepard III and the Yankee Network, read Donna
Halper's fine essay.
out more about Franklin M. Doolittle's relationship with Major
Edwin H. Armstrong, and WDRC's role in the development
of frequency modulation broadcasting, by clicking