Hi, Tom, I'm not certain of that. Didn't part of the first run of Ampex 200A's (their first machine) go to ABC, perhaps in Chicago for a West Coast delay? Not 100% certain, but I seem to remember that. Perhaps 1948? Perhaps tied in with Crosby? Richard On 2012-10-07 6:38 PM, Tom Fine wrote: > ABC Network may have been a year or even two ahead of NBC and CBS for > embracing tape. -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.