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Plus, Fairchild was there on Long Island making tape machines and I think Magnecord started up in 
Bridgeport CT in the very early 50s. That said, I think all of the eastern record companies were 
maybe a year behind the Westerners as far as embracing tape. ABC Network may have been a year or 
even two ahead of NBC and CBS for embracing tape. I can't put myself in the late 40's mindset, so I 
can't understand it. Was there also reluctance to start using electronic recording when Western 
Electric offered it for licensing?

-- Tom Fine

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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Howard Scott Dies


> Let's not forget that Ampex was a West Coast outfit ... which is why, I think, Decca and 
> especially Capitol were early Ampex customers. And also let's not forget the NIH factor .... or 
> that West Coast radio was a big Ampex customer.
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> Mike Gray
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