The Thomas Whetston Collection: Tom Campbell on AFRTS Stateside #1 | 1972

In the first of what our Contributor says will be hundreds of recordings of Armed Forces Radio – some from LP, some from tape, here’s one that took a bit of time to nail down. I think this is from 1972. This […]

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Wolfman Jack Radio Show | 1976

    Let’s clap for the Wolfman!!!   “Wolfman Jack” was one of radio’s most distinctive voices. Thanks to XERF and later XERB, the Wolfman reached most of the southwestern United States while selling everything from soft drinks to coffins. In 1969, the […]

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Wolfman Jack for the U.S. Air Force, AFRTS | 1971

Courtesy of Thom Whetston, we have an excellent quality ‘check of Wolfman Jack, serving his country on the airwaves of Armed Forces Radio. One would never realize how good radio was for the troops overseas as produced by the voices of the […]

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Karl Phillips, WLKQ Buford (Atlanta), GA | September, 2004, Part 1

Station: 102.3 WLKQ Buford GA (Wikipedia) Format: Oldies (Today: Spanish, as “Le Raza 102.3/100.1) Branded: “Lake 102” Ownership: (Then) The Joseph Family (Now) Davis Broadcasting of Atlanta, L.L.C. Featured Air Personality: Karl Phillips (AFRTS/WRAI/WLKQ) Contributor: Karl Phillips Airchexx #1608     Here’s […]

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Tom Konard’s “Aircheck Factory” Presents: Gene Weed, 980 KFWB Los Angeles | November 23, 1958

Date of Recording: 11.23.1958 Station: 980 KFWB Los Angeles (Slogans: “Color Channel 98”, “All News 980”, “The Beast 980”, “Desi 980”, “Mera 980”) Format (at time of recording): Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Gene Weed b 1935 d 1999 (WQAM/KFWB/AFRTS/Dick Clark Productions) […]

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Tom Konard’s “Aircheck Factory” Presents: Wolfman Jack, 1090 XERB Rosarito Beach, Mexico | December 12, 1966

Date of Recording: 12.12.1966 Station: 1090 XERB (XERB/XEPRS) Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico (Studios in Chula Vista, California) Format at time of recording: Leased Time Brokered (Pre-Recorded material) Featured Air Personality: Wolfman Jack (Robert Weston Smith) b. 1938 d. 1995 (WYOU/KCIJ/XERF/XERB/KDAY/AFRTS/WNBC/WXTR) Contributor: […]

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Thom Whetston, 1280 WEIM Fitchburg MA | August, 1979

This aircheck actually comes to us from Thom Whetston himself, via Big Apple Airchecks. Interesting, from your webmaster’s perspective, as Thom Whetston and I were sort-of competitors (I was at WFGL-AM and WFMP-FM), and we’ve been in touch recently. They call the […]

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Karl Phillips, 1530 WRAI San Juan | Undated

Contributor Karl Phillips has sent in some wonderful goodies, including most of the WQXI airchecks here on the site. Its only appropriate, then, that we take the time to feature one of his own airchecks. Our contributor describes this aircheck: I was […]

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