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Al Dixon, 1600 WAPX Montgomery | February 24, 1975

Over 40 years ago, little R&B station WAPX made national headlines when a group of Muslim terrorists took over the station, tried to incite a Muslim uprising and then had a shootout with police. October 12, 1974, to be precise. You can […]

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Peter Ross, 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford | February, 1972

This begins at the tail end of a newscast, the announcer doesn’t give his name. Then its right into music on the Peter Ross show! Here are the things to notice on this aircheck: Dick Robinson, who was HUGE on WDRC, voicing […]

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Peter Dean, 101.9 WTMX Chicago | June 12, 1992

Mix 102 is your ticket to Summer Charlie Van Dyke is the imaging voice for this Hot AC station known as “Mix 102” Licensed to Skokie, Il., you’re listening to the Mix Morning show with Peter Dean. The source tape had no […]

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Jeff Bannister – “The Power of Love”, 1310 CIWW Ottawa

What’s the story with Ottawa’s 1310 AM? Well, it was a music station for much of it’s life, the last music format being Oldies. Heard here in 1987, it is a Gold-Based contemporary music station, playing mostly 70s music but pulling from […]

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Bob Hopa, 101.1 WHOT-FM Youngstown | August 5, 1987

You can win SUPER CASH from Hot-FM-101! Or, Stick It and Win! Lots of contesting, as was the norm at so many CHR stations by the end of the 1980s. Bob Hopa is in the air chair for this tightly scoped three-minute […]

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Sebastian Morning Show, 106.9 WCCC “The Rock” Hartford | July 23, 2007

…”Good morning, what’s your addiction?” We profile this Hartford CT morning show now, where the main topic is prescription drug addiction. The topic starter is steroid use in sports but moves on. Also, Harry Potter, and more. It’s the only morning show […]

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Airchexx Talent Spotlight: The Career of Tom Birch

If someone asked me if I would be doing full length interviews with old jocks, I’d have laughed them right off a cliff. Who, me? is all about posting airchecks. This DOES feature the latest Tom Birch aircheck, the beginning of […]

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Dale Dorman, WODS “Oldies 103.3” Boston | February 21, 2009

A very tired sounding Dale Dorman and his raspy voice plays Boston’s Greatest Hits as the former “Oldies 103.3” plays out its last gasp of 60s music before shifting to a more modern Classic Hits format. Dorman had left the fulltime radio […]

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