Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 24, 1967 · Page 3
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Monday, July 24, 1967
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When do you want good TV reception in Alton* (f»wi) MONDAY,JULY -H . . . 2 Years from now? • • • 5 Years from now? Aitf mam m m Hmtw BF QUESTION (or rumor) — The cable will interfere with my present off th. air reception, won't it?. ANSWER (or fact) - Absolutely folso . . . Th.ro will bo no radiation from tho eablo that will cauto intorforoneo to your present rocoption if you aro not a subscriber. QUESTION (or rumor) — Whon Cablo TV com*, to Algona, won't this discourage translator, from coming to town? ANSWER (or fact) - On. translator is already assurod whoth.r Cablo eomos or not. KOLO has already loasod a tower .It.. History ANSWER (or fact) On.^ ^^''J^ JJJ tr . n , Ulor i§ built ,„., oth.r translator, follow. WMT ovon oporatos both a translator and Cablo system in Decorah, Iowa. QUESTION (or rumor) — Whon Cablo passes, will ovoryono havo to subscribe? ANSWER (or fact) - No, this election is just to permit WMT to build a Cable system. Once constructed, only those people desiring to hook up will subscribe. QUESTION (or rumor) — Once given permission to build a Cable system, will the rates go up? ANSWER (or fact) - ABSOLUTELY NOT. Th. rates will be $9.95 installation and $4.95 ^^^.fff^^^JJ^S^ for multi-set owners will not incur an additional installation charge. There will be a $1.00 monthly charge for each additional outlet — similar to an extra phone extension from tho telephone company. QUESTION (or rumor) — Okay, but what if the Cable company wants to raise the rates after several years. Can they automatically do this? ANSWER (or fact) — No, any request for a raise of the rates must be submitted and passed by the city council. QUESTION (or rumor) — Won't the city and municipal utility company have to pay to install and replace the poles needed to hang the cable? ANSWER (or fact) - No, the entire "make-ready" cost of pole replacement is entirely borne by th* Cable company..Once thepoles havo been updated the Cable company must then pay an annual rental fee to use them — even though they paid to buy and install them. •• •.•'«•" •.,•-<(.--.<• .. ' . . ; , - ' • " . fcfft QUESTION (or rumor) ^Let'i%V that I wish 1 to »ob»crlb. tothrtable and do/What if something goes wrong with the system — will I - havo to pay to have it fixed? ANSWER (or fact) — Absolutely notl Subscription cost covers all maintenance of the system just as your monthly telephone bill does. QUESTION (or rumor) — Does Cable TV have to be replaced every five years to maintain top performance? ANSWER (or fact) — When your light bulb burns out, you replace it. When any equipment in the Cable •y»t*m n " d *'^"j" 0 '" will be replaced. It would be foolish for us to keep inferior equipment in operation which would reduce picture clarity and reduce our chances for new subscribers. QUESTION (or rumor) — Will Cable TV keep farmers from having better TV? ANSWER (or fact) — Absolutely not — KGLO-TV is erecting a translator and other stations will, too — Farmers aro going to get bettor television just like everybody else. WE ALL WANT TO SEE QUALITY COLOR TV RECEPTION OF ALL THREE MAJOR NETWORK PROGRAMMING BY ABC, NBC ANB CBS. VOTE YES TUESDAY, TO SEE THE BEST TV SPORTS OFFERED! VOTE YES, TUESBAY TO SEE ALL OF THE NEW FALL SHOWS! VOTE YES TUESBAY TO BRING EDUCATIONAL TV TO OUR SCHOOL SYSTEM! VOTE YES TUESBAY TO BRING A SUBSTANTIAL NEW TAX PAYING INBUSTRY TO ALGONA! the choice is YOURS vote "YES" tomorrow! - This •dvsrtisement sponsored by WMT-TV

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