You have to listen to experience the momentum that Wacky 102 had, every break, every time!
**LISTENING LINKS FOLLOW DESCRIPTION BELOW** Over the years, it’s been increasingly difficult to obtain recordings of the old Top 40 station that preceded WAQY‘s Classic Rock format. Known as “Wacky 102”, the station was known
WAQY used to air a Top 40 format using the brand name “Wacky 102”.
This was the Summer of 1981. “Wacky 102”, although branded at this time as “The Wack” was red hot!
New contributor Paul DiMarco sends this original aircheck right off the source reel. We have a longer version of this which includes Ken Gilbert which was donated by Rick Kelly (northeastairchecks.com), but this particular copy
Here’s a somewhat noisy and less than a stellar recording made some 45 miles north of Springfield, Mass… The recording unit was an 80s-vintage Sony boombox and the tape used was Maxell UR 90 minute
Date of Recording: 1980 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 102.1 WAQY Springfield, Massachusetts, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Glen “FM” Stevens (WAQY) Contributor: Paul DiMarco (Mr. 70s) (WAQY/Totally 70s Radio Network) Date of Posting:
Date of Recording: Summer, 1981 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 102.1 WAQY Springfield, Massachusetts, USA Format: CHR Featured Air Personality: Ken Gilbert (WDRC/WVTK/WVRT/WTIC-FM) Contributor: Paul DiMarco (corrected) Date of Posting: 09.19.2017 Total Time: 8:12 Airchexx Entry: