How excited is Fox 35 about getting its new $1.5 million Guardian dual pole radar? The station has set up a live cam so folks can follow along with the construction progress. The station broke ground for the Doppler tower on Aug. 5. At the time, chief meteorologist Glenn Richards said it would take about 45 days for “the most powerful radar system in Central Florida” to be operational. From the photos, looks like the foundation is finished and they’re starting to go vertical. Check it out yourself.
Just as predictable as afternoon thunderstorms in the summer: WFTV and CBS were the big winners in Orlando in the just-completed May sweeps. The juggernaut that is Channel 9’s Eyewitness News showed no signs of … MORE
Came across this on YouTube. It’s a report that aired on Fox 35 News at 10 over the weekend — an account from the Tea Party tour out West. In it, the reporter refers to … MORE
Today’s “Blast from the Past” newspaper advertisement comes from the February 15, 1981, edition of the (Orlando) Sentinel Star. It highlights the weeknight information programming on then-independent WOFL-TV 35. Like many independent stations, WOFL picked … MORE