The New WRAL-HD Tower is Ready to Go

The New WRAL-HD Tower is Ready to Go Within the next couple of months, construction will start on the new HDTV tall tower for WRAL-HD. The 1989-foot tower will be built on the same site as the existing WRAL-TV tower read more

September 9, 1997 ANOTHER FIRST FOR NATION’S FIRST HDTV STATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 09 , 1997 For additional information contact: Tom Beauchamp (919) 821-8564 ANOTHER FIRST FOR NATION’S FIRST HDTV STATION RALEIGH, NC – WRAL-HD, the first commercial station in the nation to broadcast in High Definition Television (HDTV), read more

September 6, 1997 Pops in the Park 1997

Pops in the Park 1997 Pops in the Park is a Labor Day weekend tradition in Raleigh featuring the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. This year’s concert brought thousands of area music lovers to Meredith College to watch Raleigh’s own Lauren read more

August 7, 1997 WRAL-HD TV: GRANTED EXTENSION OF EXPERIMENTAL LICENSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 07, 1997 For additional information contact: Tom Beauchamp (919) 821-8564 WRAL-HD TV: GRANTED EXTENSION OF EXPERIMENTAL LICENSE RALEIGH, NC – AUGUST 07, 1997 — WRAL-HD, the nation’s first high definition television (HDTV) station, has been granted read more

May 17, 1997 Raleigh’s WRAL to Build Digital TV Tower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 1997 For additional information contact: John Greene (919) 847-4714 Raleigh’s WRAL to Build Digital TV Tower RALEIGH — WRAL-TV has announced that it will build what is expected to be the nation’s first commercial TV read more

May 5, 1997 WRAL Unveils New Weather Technology

WRAL Unveils New Weather Technology On Monday, May 5th, WRAL-TV unveiled it’s new Doppler 5000. WRAL’s Doppler 5000 premiered as the first live Doppler television radar in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville market, allowing WRAL Weather Center meteorologists to provide live weather data read more

April 4, 1997 WRAL-HDTV ANNOUNCES PRESENCE ON WORLD WIDE WEB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 04 , 1997 For additional information contact: John Greene (919) 847-4714 WRAL-HDTV ANNOUNCES PRESENCE ON WORLD WIDE WEB RALEIGH, NC, APRIL 4, 1997 — WRAL-HD, the first commercial television station to broadcast the HDTV signal, is read more

January 1, 1997 WRAL-HD Celebrates One Year Anniversary

WRAL-HD Celebrates One Year Anniversary According to Jim Goodmon, President and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Company, HDTV is the next technological revolution in the area of home entertainment. Goodmon thinks HDTV has to be the future of free, over-the-air broadcast read more