Johnny Apollo, 1590 WWUN Jackson MS | 1968

Recording Date: 1968 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1590 WWUN (WHYT/WZRX) Jackson, MS (defunct) Format: Top 40 Branded: “W-One!” Featured Air Personality: Johnny Apollo (Gary Burbank) (WAKY/CKLW/WLW) Contributor: Rob Grayson (WHBQ/WKTQ/WMQM/WJDX/WMPS/WMC/WMC-FM/WKNO-FM/WKNO-TV) Aircheck #1,582     I tell ya, they all over the place […]

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Gary Burbank, 790 WAKY Louisville | 1971

Date of Recording: 1971 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 790 WAKY (WGRC/WAKY/WVEZ/WWKY/WXXA/WKRD) Louisville, Kentucky, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Gary Burbank (WAKY/CKLW/WLW) Contributor: Rob Grayson (WHBQ/WMQM/WKTQ/WJDX/WMC/WMC-FM) Airchexx Entry: 1,475 Today we will take a trip through the Louisville Children’s Zoo with […]

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Airchexx.com Presents: 9/11 Remembered

…This just in, a plane has crashed into the World Trade Center in New York… Webmaster’s note: It’s now 15 long years since the attacks and it’s tempting to back off and remove this tribute. Times are changing. Young adults of voting […]

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Composite: 800 XEROK Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua | 1974

John Long (WAVZ) was the Programming genius behind this short lived but fantastic Top 40 format, leased from the Mexican government on XEROK. Located just across the Rio Grande, this station was a ‘Superpower’ AM like none other. Actually, the real history […]

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Ed O’Brien & Bob Scott, Morning Drive on WSB-FM “B98.5” Atlanta | September 1991

Here’s a very entertaining look at one of those stations that moved away from Beautiful music and into the AC world in the early 80s. 1980, to be precise, here at the FM sister to legendary WSB 750 AM. Yep, WSB-FM has […]

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Interesting Historical Links

    Here are some links to the history of Radio and Broadcasting in general. Please note, these links are not affiliated with Airchexx except where noted. Sheldon Swartz runs a great tribute site to RKO General’s WRKO Boston. Its been online since 1998, […]

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    Steve Sawyer, 1390 WCAT Orange, MA | March, 1983

    Twenty-Nine years ago this March, I recorded this cassette on a skimmer in the studio of the old WCAT. In doing the research to find one of the old station logos, I was shocked to realize that there’s no logo, no graphic, […]

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