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The WITI tower, situated at 43°05'26.0"N and 87°53'50.0"W, was completed in August of 1962 and was briefly the tallest free-standing tower in the U.S. The Bentley Company was the contractor for the Dresser Ideco tower. A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... A contractor is in a legal sense one who enters into a binding agreement to perform a certain service or provide a certain product in exchange for valuable consideration, monetary, goods,services, even barter arrangements. ... Dresser Industries was a multinational corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas, which provides a wide range of technology, products, and services used for developing energy and natural resources. ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ...


The village of Shorewood allowed WITI to build the tower on a piece of privately-owned land that might have completed Estabrook Parkway along the Milwaukee River. Doing so added to the village's tax base. The WTMJ-TV and WISN-TV towers were nearby, and locating the tower there meant that Milwaukee TV viewers could point their antennas in the same general direction. However, there was no room for guy-wires on the property, and as such the tower had to be free-standing. A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Shorewood is a village located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ... City nickname: The City of Festivals Location Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Government County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 251. ... The Murray River in Australia. ... A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... A tax is a compulsory charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ... City nickname: The City of Festivals Location Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Government County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 251. ... Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. ... In biology, antenna (plural: antennae) refers to the sensing organs of several arthropods. ... KVLY-TV mast, which is guy-wire supported. ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ...


WITI was looking for a way to make the tower a Milwaukee landmark, and in October of 1963, the station received permission from the Shorewood village board to install lights on it. Shortly thereafter, approximately 2000, 25 Watt lights were installed. Station manager Roger LeGrand then coined the phrase "Milwaukee’s Tower of Light". A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ... City nickname: The City of Festivals Location Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Government County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 251. ... October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Shorewood is a village located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. ... City nickname: The City of Festivals Location Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Government County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 251. ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ...


The lights stayed on until the energy crisis of 1973-74, and were finally removed in 2003 when the station began converting the tower for digital TV. An energy crisis is any great shortfall (or price rise) in the supply of energy to an economy. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A tower is a high structure, usually man-made. ... Digital television (DTV) uses digital modulation and compression to broadcast video, audio and data signals to television sets. ...


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The WITI Tower, situated at 43°05′26.0″N, 87°53′50.0″W, was completed in August of 1962 and was briefly the tallest free-standing tower in the world, rising 1078 feet.
The WTMJ-TV and WISN-TV towers were nearby, and locating the tower there meant that Milwaukee TV viewers could point their antennas in the same general direction.
WITI was looking for a way to make the tower a Milwaukee landmark, and in October of 1963, the station received permission from the Shorewood village board to install lights on it.
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