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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Rhubarb Jones & the morning show, WYAY (Y106) Atlanta | December 21, 1987

Listen to this great morning show! They really knew how to do Country right… but hey, this IS the south. Included in this aircheck: two full newscasts, traffic and weather. All the full service elements you’d expect from a great station. Full […]

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Charlie Brown & Sign Off, 1190 WBMJ San Juan | August, 1968

Date of Recording: 08.xx.68 Station: 1190 WBMJ San Juan, Puerto Rico Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Charlie Brown Contributor: Karl Phillips Total Time: 24:10 Airchexx Entry: 1,523 Curator’s Notes: This dovetails nicely with the Scott Brady aircheck posted recently. Recorded a […]

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Scott Brady, 1190 WBMJ San Juan

Station: 1190 WBMJ San Juan (Wikipedia) Format: Top 40 Branded: “San Juan Radio Rock” Then Ownership: Bob Hope Now: Calvary Evangelistic Mission Featured Air Personality: Scott Brady Contributor: Karl Phillips Post Date: 06.29.2018 #1607 WBMJ San Juan with the Number 7 song […]

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Bill Berlin, 1240 WKDA Nashville | December 27, 1968

Right off the reel, here’s a brand new exhibit from Karl Phillips. WKDA has occupied three AM frequencies, that we know of, since 1968. 1240, as in this aircheck, more recently as a Spanish station on 1430, and currently on 1200 (later […]

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Scott Brady, 1190 WBMJ San Juan | January 22, 1973

Date of Recording: 01.22.1973 Station: 1190 WBMJ San Juan, Puerto Rico Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Scott Brady (jock). George MacDugal (news) Contributor: Karl Phillips Post Date: 10/29/2017 Total Time: 30:44 (scoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,522 …From San Juan (Whaaaaa!!), W B […]

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Format Change – 103.3 WKDF Nashville Flips from Rock to Country | April 1, 1999

Description from Karl Phillips… WKDF-FM 103.3 (Formerly WKDA-FM – see Bill Berlin) Nashville flips from Rock to Country as “Music City 103” and returns Carl P. Mayfield and the “P-Team” to the air after being fired from cross-town WSIX-FM a year earlier. […]

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Steve Davis, 99.7 WARM Atlanta | 1986

Description by Karl Phillips… Power 99.7 – when it was new, it was not WAPW, it was WARM “The New” Power 99.7. Here’s Steve Davis in Atlanta in 1986. Note: This station later became Alternative WWNNX 99X

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QuickCheck: Mark Stewart on WZGC Z-93 Atlanta | 1986

Courtesy of Karl Phillips, it’s not long and it’s not the best audio quality but here’s a bit of Mark Stewart on Atlanta’s longtime CHR leader, Z-93!

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Format Change: “New Rock” 99X Atlanta is Born | October 26, 1992

Courtesy of Karl Phillips, who sent in a ton of airchecks on reel, here’s one on cassette captured when former Atlanta CHR WAPW “Power 99” flipped to New Rock as 99X. On the tape you’ll hear the old call letters still in […]

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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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MicroChexx: Rhett Walker & Dickie Shannon, 79 WQXI Atlanta | 1976

Wow this is short but what an incredible glimpse to the giant of a radio station WQXI was even in the mid-1970s! Here’s a couple of breaks from my old friend (from Memphis) Rhett Walker, and a couple of quick breaks from […]

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