QuickCheck: KDWB Richfield/Minneapolis/St. Paul Sampler | 1980 or 81

Here’s the first of two, short, QuickChecks sent in by our contributor.

Description by Donald J. Bohn…

KDWB FM Stereo
Richfield / Mpls. / St. Paul, MN
1980 or 1981 (?)
half hour non-stop music set (and still didn’t get the entire set!) + 2 good air checks
Original tape deck: Pioneer RT-707 Reel-to-reel
1st generation tape: Memorex 120 tape @ 7.5 IPS (used half a 7″ spool for this set!)

Tuner: Sanyo T-55 Plus
Distance: 75 miles from transmitters

Steve West

I am the owner and editor of Airchexx.com, an audio museum of radio history. An audiophile and broadcast professional, I have worked on the air in radio stations in Central Massachusetts, Charleston, South Carolina, Corpus Christi, Texas, Memphis, Tennessee and Norwalk, Connecticut. Full disclosure: Steve "West" is my radio name, assigned to me by the former Ops manager at what was WMBZ, 94.1 "The Buzz" in Memphis. I kept it for the radio stuff I do.Currently, On-Air at on-line station http://hitoldies.com weekends, and by day I am an Electrician at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Connecticut.

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