Construction plans for a $200,000 plant for KSTM-TV were announced by William Ware, president of Broadcast House, Inc.
The 50 by 100 foot building for the Channel 36 UHF station will be built one block south of the Forest Park section. Construction bids are now being accepted.
KSTM-TV, an affiliate of Radio Station KSTL, will be a basic ABC network statikon and will also carry many CBS shows as well as local programs. Bill Ware says the station , with 275,000 watts of power, will be on the air no later than Sept. 1 .
(Originally published in Ad Club Weekly 2/20/1953).