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This chapter contains sections titled: Emergent Strategies, License Application and the First Round of Hearings, The Decision: Bad News, Legal Appeal, We Win!, A New Relationship with Bolt Beranek & Newman, Developing a Solid Base for Boston Broadcasters, The Ever- Present, Plodding Legal System, Technical Hurdles, Spreading Myself a Bit Thin, Focus on Boston Broadcasters, The Battle Grows Ugly and Very Public, We Are Granted a Construction Permit, Network, Staff, and Union Issues, Confusion and Conflict, Staying Calm with the Roof Falling In?, Our First Transmission, A Happy Ending?, A Final Skirmish, A Gut-Wrenching Day, On the Air'Officially