Steve O’Brien, 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | October, 1999

Courtesy of Big Apple Airchecks, here’s a high-quality aircheck of our good friend Steve O’Brien, apparently recorded right after the New York Yankees won the World Series of Baseball. The century is winding down, its a balmy day (near 70 degrees) in […]

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Walt Baby Love, 98.7 WXLO New York | May 17, 1974

Walt Baby Love is BACK! Literally – Here’s 30 minutes of 99X, RKO General’s Q format, New York FM style on a station known and loved for generations after its heyday. Do you know that Elton John was once a DJ on […]

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Gary Williams, 105.7 WVBF Framingham (Boston) | December, 1988

Toward the end of its long, storied history as one of the Boston area’s first successful FM radio stations, WVBF here is a fairly uptempo station, but after two decades of playing contemporary music in one form or another, this station here […]

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Rick Allen, 98.3 WESA-FM Charleroi PA

Here’s another from our single-largest Contributor to date, Robyn Watts. Before this station’s move to Duquesne PA in suburban Pittsburgh, this was a somewhat lower powered rimshot signal. For many years, this was a partial simulcast with its daytime only AM station, […]

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QuickChexx: Larry Richards, 96.1 WHTX Pittsburgh

Does anyone suppose that there’s such a thing as a dead frequency? How about a ‘failed’ frequency? Okay, lets completely rephrase this. Just how many times, do you suppose, does one radio station need to change format and call letters until the […]

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Suzie Barber, 96.9 WMYG Braddock PA (Pittsburgh) | 1990

Another from longtime Contributor Robyn Watts, this is a 5 minute scope of Classic Rocker WMYG Pittsburgh, known on air as “Magic 97 FM – Home of the Classic Tracks“. The station’s history describes WMYG as really beginning as Soft Rock formatted […]

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90s Sample: 100.7 WXXP New Kensington PA

The recording date is unknown for this sample of 1990s 100.7 Double-X. Oddly enough, there’s very little information available on this radio station, so listener input is very important as we log the history of radio.

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Jordan, 96.9 WLAN-FM Lancaster PA | August 29, 1998

There doesn’t seem to be much in the way of posted airchecks from the late 1990s anywhere, and possibly because by then, radio had gelled into the early stages of what we have today, with perhaps more live voices than now. Either […]

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Sample: 98.3 WAZO Long Beach NC | July 30, 2000

Recorded during it’s first week on the air, here’s just a 3 minute sample of then-new CHR 98.3 “Channel Z”. Although this was recorded 13 years ago, there really is very little information available about this radio station. Interested listeners with information […]

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1010 WINS New York Reports on the Passing of Stan Brooks | December 24, 2013

“You Give Us 22 Minutes, We’ll Give You The World” That slogan, and the All-News format as we know it today owes its beginnings to the late Stan Brooks. Stan was the News Director in 1965 when WINS parent company, Westinghouse Broadcasting, […]

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Michael Parnell, 106.5 WSYN Georgetown SC | August 4, 2000

Perhaps you were vacationing in the Grand Strand, driving around Myrtle Beach or anywhere up and down US 17, you might have been listening to those Golden Oldies on Sunny 106.5. The signal was pretty impressive, you could hear this all the […]

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Angela Jordan, 105.7 KMCK Fayetteville Ar | January 9, 2002

…Power 105.7 is the Number ONE Hit Music Station! As is every other CHR formatted station in the nation, at least these days. Power 105.7 here is live. This aircheck kicks off with an imaging bed, and Chris Baker doing a remote […]

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