Mike Waite, 105.1 WPJB “JB 105” Providence | March 22, 1979

Here’s a very short clip, too short even for the Top of the Hour ID. WPJB for a time towards the end of its reign as Providence’s Top 40 GIANT, branded itself “Music Power – JB 105!!”. The Top Hour ID was […]

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Jimmy Grey & David Simpson, 92.3 WPRO-FM Providence | April 18, 1981

Date of Recording: 04.18.1981 Station: 92.3 WPRO-FM Providence Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personalities: Jimmy Grey, David Simpson Contributor: Bob Gilmore Total Time: 8:58 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,538 Oh, there’s always a better song on PRO-FM!… Curator’s Notes: Here’s another I really […]

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New England Radio Composite | April 1980

Curator’s Notes: This composite is a collection of various airchecks of stations in the 6 state New England region.  One of the real joys for a radio listener up there is, There are a lot of medium market stations, all within earshot of […]

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Mike Waite, 105.1 WPJB Providence | October, 1978

Date of Recording: October, 1978 (Exact date unknown) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Station: 105.1 WPJB Providence RI Featured Air Talent: Mike Waite (WPJB, WROR) Aircheck Entry: 1,396 Comments: A very short clip of Mike Waite from 1978. WPJB “JB-105” was a station […]

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Gerry Forbes (and friends), 1050 CHUM Toronto | October 19, 1988

Date of Recoding: 10.19.1988 Station: 1050 CHUM Toronto Format: Gold Based Adult Contemporary Branded: “Ten-Fifty Chum” Featured Air Personality: Gerry Forbes, others Contributor: Russ Horton (original recording) Total Time: 27:15 (Telescoped – Two Stop Sets intact, Includes two newscasts) Airchexx Entry: 1,557 […]

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Station Profile: 13 WAVZ New Haven | September, 1976

Date of Recording: 09.xx.1976 (Exact Date Unown) Station: 1300 WAVZ New Haven, Connecticut, USA Format: Top 40 (Later: Standards – 1981, Liberal Talk – 2001, Sports – 2007) Featured Air Personality: Various Contributor: Andy Bologovsky Comments: 13 Waves sported some of the […]

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New England Composite, October-November 1978

Original Comments: Close your eyes and imagine yourself in Boston. The year is 1978. You start tuning around the radio dial. You start on the AM band, because that’s where your favorite station has been for many years. You stop for a […]

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Brad Pierce, 550 WGNG Pawtucket (Providence) | 1974

“Nine out of ten prizes have been won in the Win 10 Bin…” This runs just over 5 minutes. But in those 5 minutes, think back to how AM radio sounded like right in the middle of the 70s. AM was still […]

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104.1 WBCN Boston Says Goodbye, Part 2 | August 8, 2009

Date of Recording: 08.08.2009 Station: 104.1 WBCN (WBMX) Boston, Massachusetts, USA Format: Rock (Modern Rock/Active Rock) Featured Air Personalities: Various Contributor: Jeff Lehman It was more than 40 years ago, on a March night in 1968, when WBCN-FM (104.1) decided to break […]

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WPRO-FM Providence | August, 1974

First posted in November, 2004, here’s the return of a legend! WPRO-FM, only a few short months away back at the time of this QC from being called ’92 PRO-FM’, is shown here doing what this station has been doing continuously for […]

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“Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, 94.1 WOGY “Froggy 94” Memphis | June, 2000

Perhaps one of the better known ‘themed’ radio formats around the U.S. is the ‘Froggy’ brand of Country music stations. Animal names seem to dominate Country stations, some of the better known brands being “The Wolf” – KPLX Dallas, “Cat Country” (there’s […]

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