Bob Todd, The Big 8 CKLW Windsor (Detroit) | 1967

Bob Todd on “The Big 8” – RKO General’s monster Canadian radio station! It’s been said that Bill Drake’s ‘More Music” format arrived at CKLW in 1966. Here’s the Big 8 in all it’s Drake goodness with the formatics intact. Listen to […]

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“Super” Max Kinkel, CKLW “The Big 8” Windsor (Ontario) | January 21, 1976

Be an Airchexx Supporter! “… on the Money Station, C K L W!!” Six minutes of Motor City madness with Super Max! This is the station once considered the third most listened to station in the world! ‘Super’ Max Kinkel is filling […]

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Charlie Van Dyke, CKLW The Big 8 Detroit (Winsor) | 1969

      If you have ever watched TV news, you’ve probably heard Charlie Van Dyke’s voice. He is the “voice” of many newscasts & TV stations around the country. He is also the voice of EMF’s K-Love radio network, which is […]

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Composite: Detroit/Windsor AM/FM | 1974

Date of Recording: 1974 (Exact Date Unknown) Station(s): WHFI/CKLW/CKLW-FM/WNRS/WXYZ/WDRQ/WPAG Format(s): Various Featured Air Personalities: Various Comments: Some airchecks seem to need perpetual work to bring them back to life. This is one of them. First received at our studios in October, 2002, […]

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“Exciting” Mike Adams, 68 WRKO Boston | August, 1976

“How ’bout some concert tickets, eh… Caller number NINE…” You’ll love this rather short, but high-energy aircheck of Mike Adams on WRKO during Boston’s Bicentennail celebration in the Summer of 1976! One can’t help but be swept up in the excitement heard […]

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1340 WNHC New Haven Agency Presentation | 1970

Contributor Russ Oasis provided this creative and somewhat humorous sales presentation of the old WNHC. We’re not entirely sure where this came from, but it appears to have been produced in 1970. This features a cross section of the station’s broadcast day […]

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Dick Purtan, 95.5 WCZY Detroit | September 20, 1988

Date of Recording: September 20, 1988 Contributor: Russ Horton Station: 95.5 WCZY Detroit Featured Air Talent: Dick Purtan (WCZY, CKLW) Comments: Courtesy of Contributor Russ Horton (above), Detroit’s “Z-95.5” gets its first listen since the station changed formats a long time ago. […]

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Rusty Potts, 1300 WAVZ New Haven | May 30, 1969

Date of Recording: 05.30.1969 Station: 1300 WAVZ New Haven, Connecticut, USA Owner: Kopps-Monahan Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Rusty Potts (WAVZ/WLNG) Contributor: Andy Bologovsky Airchexx Entry: 1,498 Comments: Many years ago, Andy Bologovsky sent in a whole collection of WAVZ airchecks […]

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Johnny Scott, The Big 13 KYNO Fresno | February 8, 1968

  For many, The Big 13 KYNO, is where it all began. In the 1960s, KMAK was the big Top 40 station in Fresno. Gene Chenault, owner of KYNO thought his station could beat KMAK. He knew KMAK was good, so KYNO had […]

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Jerry St. James, WDRQ Detroit | August 1977

From contributor Paul Ford, Here is great aircheck from WDRQ 93.1 FM in Detroit… August 1977 with Jerry St James. Truly representative of many one-man morning shows at the end of the 1970s, here’s one from the FM dial… which at the […]

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Terry Young, 102.1 WIOQ Philadelphia | May 14, 1999

Date of Recording: 05.14.1999 Station: 102.1 WIOQ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Format: CHR Featured Air Personality: Terry “Motormouth” Young (CKLW/WCAU-FM) Post Date: 10.25/2017 Contributor: Anonymous Airchexx Entry: 1,521 If you’re having phone sex with someone, are you supposed to call them the next […]

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Composite: 690 WAPE Jacksonville | September 16, 1971

Recording Date: 09.16.1971 Station: 690 WAPE (WPDQ/WOKV) Jacksonville FL Format: Top 40 Branded: “The Big Ape” Featured Air Personalities: Jack McCoy, Larry Dixon, Teddy Bear (Ted Richards) (CKLW), Jay Thomas (WXLO 99X/SiriusXM) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks (Website) Total Time: 11:31     […]

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