Tom Kent on 96X WMJX Miami | March 16 1978

Tom Kent on 96X WMJX Miami | March 16 1978

WMJX 96X Miami – Tom Kent – March 16 1978

From Matt Craig & Big Apple Airchecks

In the early 1970s, the 96.3 FM signal in Miami, was home to a very successful Top 40 station, known as 96 WMYQ. On October 1st, 1975, the station became 96X WMJX . The station chugged along until April 1979, when the station briefly flipped to Disco 96, an all-disco format. By November, the station returned to it’s Top 40 roots.

Through most of it’s time on air, WMJX was fighting to keep it’s license. The station had violated FCC rules, by running a misleading contest, false news, and misleading advertising. WMJX eventually lost its license, and signed off on February 15th, 1981. The last song played before sign-off was “The Long And Winding Road” by the Beatles. The last words, tearfully spoken on-air by the DJ, Stuart Elliott were “96X..Is WMJX, Miami” The 96.3 frequency remained silent until June 15, 1985, when the station was brought back on the air under new ownership.

 This aircheck features radio legend, Tom “Cookin'”Kent, during his Miami days at 96X.-Ellis



Ellis B Feaster   From the Ellis B Feaster You Tube Radio Aircheck & Classic TV Channel.





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