Dick Heatherton, 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | July 29, 1974

Courtesy of Big Apple Airchecks, here’s an original tape which took quite a bit of time to re-master. Dick Heatherton is upbeat and fun, and the music spans three decades! At this point in the ‘Golden 101″ era, CBS-FM is playing everything […]

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Jackson Armstrong, 1020 KTNQ Los Angeles | December, 1978

Jack Armstrong is on top of his game in this, a 2004 donation to our site by Matt Seinberg at BigAppleAirchecks.com. Right off the bat, the gorilla is right there with Jack and the fun starts from the first song! Armstrong is […]

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The Real Don Steele, 1020 KTNQ Los Angeles | 1978

Courtesy of Big Apple Airchecks! For the finest in aircheck trading, be sure to go to //bigappleairchecks.com! Recorded with a small table mic in front of a radio speaker, this may not sound broadcast quality, but fans of the last great AM […]

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Coverage of Hurricane Katrina; WWL 870 AM New Orleans | August 29, 2005

About 24 hours before Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans, LA., the stations of Entercom Communications were already in full storm coverage, simulcasting the programming of 870 WWL. History notes the horrific damage done when the storm made landfall. Forecasting these […]

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The “Do-Wop Shop” with Don K. Reed, WCBS-FM 101.1 New York | January 29, 1978

From a cold Winter Sunday night, “Weekend 101” and the Do-Wop Shop featuring longtime host Don K. Reed. There’s not much featured on this aircheck to indicate that it was recorded in 1978, other than those who remember those old jingles who […]

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Steve Jay, 1360 KGB San Diego | April 8, 1965

…From the station that’s movin’ on up KGB #1!! Somehow, they all claimed to be number one! As part of the jock patter, anyway! Here’s someone we haven’t featured yet. Steve Jay sounds typical of the way most Deejays sounded in 1965, […]

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Chris Stevens, WMAR-FM 106-Hits Baltimore | December 30, 1983

One of the great “Hot Hits” ™ formatted CHR stations of the 80s was Mike Joseph’s creation in Baltimore. Today’s “Mix 106.5” got its start as WMAR-FM, an incredibly high-energy hit music station that did, indeed, play all the hits. Rock, Pop, […]

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Cavalcade of Hits – The “Pre-Boss Radio” KHJ Los Angeles | 1965

Among the many tapes laying around the airchexx studio is one Fuji DR 90 cassette, most of which has already been posted. On side 1, the first 30 minutes or so is a soon to be posted aircheck of Steve Jay on […]

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Johnny Edwards, WLKQ 102.3 Buford, GA | 1997

Just a few breaks of Johnny Edwards grace this micro-short aircheck of “Lake 102” from the Atlanta market. Contributed by Jay Sawyer, this good quality aircheck showcases a decent sounding gold-based format, of which we’d like to hear more of. Today, WLKQ […]

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Tom Birch, 1460 WAXC Rochester | February 14, 1974

1974 was a VERY long time ago – in radio years it’s an eternity! Listening to Tom Birch and his SCREAMING upbeat show, one would think this is a major market station in competition with the biggest and best. But, that’s what […]

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