Lee DeForest Operates
Lee DeForest operated his station 6XC from the California Theater at Fourth
and Market Streets in San Francisco from April 1920 to November 1921. He had previously operated
this equipment at his broadcasting station in New York. Here he is shown
demonstrating his 500-watt transmitter to Miss Mary White, one of the many entertainers
who performed on the station.
In late 1921, the transmitter was moved to Oakland and 6XC became KZY, the Rock