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Originally posted by DJLateralus
I'd have put this in hoax but since no one's came foreward it's kind of a conspiracy.
He or she also had some serious bankrolling behind them. Investigators concluded that the pirate smothered WTTW’s broadcast by sending a more powerful signal to the antenna atop the Sears Tower, and equipment with sufficient power to do so would have cost around $25,000.
Originally posted by Reptius
reply to post by BrokenCircles
I kind of would....Yeah I know the spanking part is weird but imagine telling your grandkids about the time you hacked a tv show.
How many times has that happended in history? Again I don'tknow what the reaction was in chicago at thet time but I imagine it was pretty big.
There's probably newspapers and magazine articles all written about this guy.
The spanking is weird but if you were to come foreward about it you'd be pretty famous...atleast in chicago.........
Originally posted by beezzer
Max Headroom was a tv show in the 80's. Star was Matt Frewer. A digital download, a copy was made as an experiment. .
Originally posted by MichiganSwampBuck
My thought is that this was an "inside job". No money involved that way. Or a rival station pulled this stunt. Someone working at a broadcast station would have the know how and resources to pull this off on the cheap for a prank.