“1972 – Big D: 50 Years of Broadcasting History”, WDRC Hartford | December 31, 1972

Produced for it’s 50th anniversary of broadcasting, this off-air recording (with some additions by your friendly webmaster) starts in 1922 and records many important events, including the Hindenburg Disaster, the bombing of Manilla (WW2), programming highlights including Big Band music shows and […]

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Composite: Final Day as “Hot Hits” “Fire 14”, 1390 WFBL Syracuse | November 15, 1980

Date of Recording: 11.15.1980 Station: 1390 WFBL Syracuse Format: Top 40/CHR Branding: “Hot Hits“(tm) (Wikipedia), “Fire 14” Featured Air Personality: Various Contributor: Steve McVie (Website) Total Time: 11:55 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,544 It’s Nine O’Clock, Exciting Todd Parker working NIGHTS!… Curator’s Notes: […]

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Doug Alling, 103.3 WHTT Boston | December 20, 1984

Date of Recording: 12.20.1984 Station: 103.3 WHTT (WEEI-FM/WHTT/WMRQ/WODS) Boston (Wikipedia) Format: CHR Branding: “HitRadio 103 FM” Featured Air Personality: Doug Alling Contributor: Steve McVie (Website) Total Time: 2:31 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,547 Is Santa Claus coming to Natic this year?… Curator’s Notes: […]

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Composite: 103.3 WEEI-FM Boston | December 2, 1982

Date of Recording: 12.02.1982 Station: 103.3 WEEI-FM (WEEI-FM/WHTT/WMRQ/WODS) Boston (Wikipedia) Format: CHR Branding: “HitRadio 103” Featured Air Personalities: Doug Alling, Alex Stone, Dick Guntin, Hillary Stevens Contributor: Steve McVie (Website) Total Time: 7:29 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,546 HitRadio 103 WEEI-FM with Dick […]

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Quick Composite: KITS San Francisco | July 1983

Courtesy of Hot Hits(tm) collector Steve McVie, here’s a short, 5 minute composite of KITS. I’m struck by how these jocks are featured on so many different stations. Its likely that in this era (1978-1983), Mike Josephs had these guys go and […]

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The Radio BBQ VIDEO Broadcast, WRMI International | September 9, 2017

The audio for this event is posted here on airchexx and you can view that post by clicking this link. I thought this would be a nice compliment to the original post. Video recorded and edited by engineer Bill DeBlaise (also featured […]

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“The Radio BBQ”, WRMI International, Lake Okeechobee FL | September 09, 2017

Date of Recording: 09.09.2017 Station: 7.78 Mhz WRMI International (Shortwave), 94.1 and 107.1 FM local and Paul DiMarco’s “Totally 70’s Radio Network“ Format: Assorted Brokered Time / Oldies Featured Air Talent: Various Date of Posting: 09/12/2017 Total Time: 1:24:28 (Original unscoped recording […]

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Lee Roberts, WTIC-FM Hartford | 1978 #2

More Lee Roberts, who was a staple of the early Hot Hits! ™ sound of WTIC-FM in the late 70s. You’ll love the music, but it’s the formatics that always got me! And the most unique set of jingles (made, of course, […]

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Lee Roberts, WTIC-FM “96 TICS” Hartford | 1978

Thanks to Steve McVie out on Cape Cod, one of my all-time favorite stations. Mike Josephs “Hot Hits” ™ formatted CHR WTIC-FM. There are a number of “Hot Hits” stations profiled here and at other web sites, but none quite capture the […]

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Composite: WTIC-FM “96-TICS” Hartford | July 22, 1978

Contributor Steve McVie says this is the one WTIC-FM Hot Hits ™ aircheck he’s most proud of. The audio quality is stunning in this exactly 30 minute long scope showing off consultant Mike Josephs genius as heard in Hartford, Connecticut. Our contributor […]

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Bill Lenke on WTIC-FM Hartford | 1979

Broadway Bill Lee is caught on tape once again at the station that made him famous! WTIC-FM was in it’s “Hot Hits” ™ era, before WKSS arrived and took the CHR format to new heights. Here in 1979, 96 TICS is on […]

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