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WREX Channel 13 - "Some Old Building" (Station ID, 1978)

Views: 2727

Here's a rare Station ID and slide from WREX Channel 13. Serving Juda, Wisconsin from Rockford, ILL.

Voiceover by Vince Danca. He was the weatherman at the station for many years.

"This is WREX-TV Channel 13 - Rockford, Illinois. Serving Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin."

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on Monday, January 9th 1978 at a little before 8pm! (not Chicago, but close enough)

WMBD Channel 31 - "31 Alive" (Station ID, 1978)

Views: 3014

Here's a quick bumper ID slide for 31 Alive - WMBD-TV Channel 31 in Peoria, Illinois.

Voiceover by ??

This aired on local Peoria TV on Wednesday, October 11th 1978. (not Chicago, but close enough)

Illinois Lottery - "Illinois Double" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 979

Here's a commercial for the Illinois Lottery's "Illinois Double" game.

The green star guy was played by Joey Cory.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, November 11th 1980.

WBMX "Progressive" FM 103 (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 4575

Here's a saucy commercial for WBMX - "Progressive" FM 103.

The call letters WBMX (standing for Black Music EXperience), were originally assigned to 102.7 on the FM dial in Oak Park/Chicago Illinois from 1973 to 1988. (That station frequency is now home to R&B station WVAZ - better known as V-103). In 1991, the call letters WBMX were assigned to 98.5 on the FM dial in the Boston area.

Contains some quick clips of the Chicago White Sox.

This aired o...

Halls - "Cab Driver Relief" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 2254

Here's a commercial for Halls Mentho-Lyptus cough tablets (cough drops).

"Vapor Action"

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV in early January 1979. (not Chicago, but close enough)

Illinois Lottery - "Lotto Hits Illinois" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 1004

Here's a commercial for the Illinois State Lottery advertising the start of the new Lotto game on Monday, February 14th 1983.

This aired on local Chicago TV a few days before Saturday, February 12th 1983.

WMBD Channel 31 - "31 Alive NewsCenter Update" (1978)

Views: 4218

Here's a quick NewsCenter update on WMBD-TV Channel 31 in Peoria, Illinois. Stories include:

Two Logan County Sheriff's Deputies are suspended.

Lindsay Gedge continues her series on the relocation of elderly Southtown residents.

Featuring Dan Breinholt.

This aired on local Peoria TV on Wednesday, October 11th 1978. (not Chicago, but close enough)

WGN Channel 9 - Emergency Broadcast System - "This is NOT a Test" (1985)

Views: 2749

Here's a pretty spooky clip - transferred from an RCA Quad cart (for playing on model TCR-100 cart machines) loaded with 2" videotape.

A Fuzzy Personal Note: "I grew up at the height of the 2nd great nuclear war scare period (the first being the Cuban Missile Crisis of course), having been chilled to the bone from seeing movies like “The Day After” in 1983 when I was nine years old. So this clip was very fascinating to me, and seems to be a glimpse at what we might ...

WMBD Channel 31 - "The Streets Of San Francisco" (Bumper Promo, 1978)

Views: 1914

Here's a quick bumper promo slide for The Streets of San Francisco, weeknights at 10:30pm on WMBD-TV Channel 31 in Peoria, Illinois.

Voiceover by ??

This aired on local Peoria TV on Wednesday, October 11th 1978. (not Chicago, but close enough)