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Hall of Fame 1974
A. James Ebel
A. James Ebel was president of the Fetzer stations in Nebraska and Iowa (KOLN-TV, LIncoln, KGIN-TV, Grand Island, and KMEG-TV, Sioux City). He entered broadcast management by way of engineering, with a Masters Degree in engineering from the University of Illinois, where he was also on the faculty. He was the 1973 choice of the National Association of Broadcasters as its "Man of the Year" in broadcast engineering. The award was based in part on this work in the field of satellite communications. In 1970 he was made chairman of a three-network satellites task force. Ebel represented the United States at the World Adiministrative Radio Conference on Space Telecommunications in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1971. He also served as president of the Nebraska Broadcasters Association in 1964.