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Question 1: The station continued to get upgrades and increased range, and within five years received reception reports from as far away as Australia and ________.
AntarcticaAtacama DesertKalahari DesertDesert

Question 2: ________'s 2XG in the Highbridge section of New York City began daily broadcasts in 1916.
Edwin Howard ArmstrongErnst AlexandersonFrank ConradLee De Forest

Question 3: Through it all, KDKA Radio was the winner of four Joe Snyder awards for outstanding overall news service in Pennsylvania, an honor bestowed by the ________.
United StatesYahoo!New JerseyAssociated Press

Question 4: The historic moment came in April 1992 when Larry Richert played the last song aired as a regular part of KDKA Radio programming: ________'s "American Pie".
Pete SeegerAmerican Pie (song)Don McLeanElvis Presley

Question 5: KDKA's studios are co-located with sister station ________ (channel 2) at the Gateway Center complex in downtown Pittsburgh, and its transmitter is in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.
WCBS-TVWBZ-TVKDKA-TVKYW-TV

Question 6: The major exponent of rock on KDKA radio was disc jockey Clark Race, who also hosted "Dance Party" on KDKA-TV, a local version of Dick Clark's ________.
WPVI-TVAmerican BandstandAmerican DreamsWFIL

Question 7: However, on July 31, 2008, ________ announced that it was going to sell off stations in 12 mid-sized markets so that it could concentrate on larger markets.
Infinity Broadcasting CorporationCBS RadioCBS CorporationCBS Television Stations

Question 8: 9XM, now WHA (AM), University of Wisconsin–Madison, ________
Dane County, WisconsinMilwaukeeMadison, WisconsinSun Prairie, Wisconsin

Question 9: KDKA enjoys grandfathered status as one of four remaining stations east of the ________ that have call letters beginning with K.
IowaMinnesotaLouisianaMississippi River

Question 10: KDKA also offered extensive coverage of the 1991 ________ and the crash of USAir Flight 427 in September 1994.
Yom Kippur WarGulf WarSix-Day War2006 Lebanon War







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