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History of Broadcasting, Utah
Taken from the Utah History Encyclopedia. (Links Added)
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Cable television in Utah has expanded since the 1980s, largely under the leadership of Telecommunications, Inc., the largest operator of cable systems in the world. Independent television stations were also started during this period. Long-time Salt Lake City television stations KTVX, KSL, and KUTV were joined by KSTU and KXIV. Ogden's KOOG and Park City's low-power Channel 45 also went on the air in the 1980s. In radio, public stations KBYU-FM in Provo, KUER-FM and KRCL-FM in Salt Lake, KUSU-FM in Logan, KPCW in Park City, and later KCPW in Salt Lake City provided viable alternatives to commercial radio. In television, KUED at the University of Utah and KBYU at Brigham Young University achieved national recognition as public stations. The University of Utah was awarded a license for an unprecedented second VHF channel in order to offer education programs on KULC, Channel 9 - "Utah's Learning Channel." In the early 1990s, the new Dolores Dore Eccles Broadcast Center at the University of Utah brought KUER-FM, KULC-TV, KUED-TV, and the Utah Education Network together in a single location. In 1990, Philo T. Farnsworth, the native Utahn who invented an all-electronic television system in the 1930s was given immortality when his bronze image was added to the historic figures in Statuary Hall at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.


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