Author: Steve West

Jim Collins & “The Time Machine”, 66 WNBC New York | November 29, 1987

Date of Recording: 11.29.1987 Station: 660 WNBC New York (W2XY/WBAY/WEAF/WRCA/WNBC) Format: Full-Service Gold-Based Adult Contemporary Branding: “Sixty-Six W NNNNNNNN BC“ Featured Air Personality: Jim Collins (WPGC/WNBC/others) Contributor: Frank Davis Total Time: 22:22 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,542 WNBC Burnin’ up in a heatwave of hot STEAMING Rock N Roll!… Curator...

Jerry Kristafer, 88.9 WJMJ Bloomfield (Hartford) CT | June 4, 2018

Station: 88.9 WJMJ Hartford (Wikipedia) (Website) Format: Catholic Radio, Full-Service Oldies Branded: “Where Faith Meets Life” Ownership: St. Thomas Seminary Bloomfield, CT Featured Air Personality: Jerry Kristafer Contributor: Steve West Aircheck #1604 Voluntary Subscription Options Yearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – yearlyMonthly : $10.00 USD – monthlyWeekly : $3.00 USD ...

“Dicky Doo” Edwards, 560 WHBQ Memphis | 1976

Station: 56 WHBQ Memphis Format: Top 40 Branded: “56 HBQ” Ownership: RKO General Featured Air Personality: “Dicky” Edwards Contributor: Rob Grayson #1606 …Magic Man, and ya know I really don’t swing that way… Voluntary Subscription Options Yearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – yearlyMonthly : $10.00 USD – monthlyWeekly : $3.00 USD – weekly H...

Rob Grayson: 45 Years in 5 Minutes

Description by Steve West I don’t know if this was intended to be a demo or not, but longtime Memphis radio personality Rob Grayson recently put together this really fun piece, condensing his radio career down from his early radio beginnings in the 1970s right up to just about current, as of this writing. While there’s really no way to include all the great moments in someone’s c...

The End of an Era: The CFTR Story, Part 1 | June 4, 1993

For more than two decades, CFTR had been known for being one of TWO contemporary hit music stations in Toronto. The other was the legendary 1050 CHUM. CHUM moved away from Top 40 in 1986 in favor of an Adult Contemporary format, leaving CFTR alone as Toronto’s Top 40 station. It all came to an end on Monday, June 6, 1993 when CFTR became 680 News. Leading into the change, was a weekend count...

Isaac Shane, 900 CKTS Sherbrooke, Quebec | 1978

Station: 900 CKTS (Defunct) Sherbrooke, Quebec (Wikipedia) Format: Top 40 Branded: “Music Radio” Featured Air Personality: Isaac Shane (Shaneblum) (CKTS/CJMQ/HitOldies) Contributor: Daniel Coulombe Related Personalities: Ted Silver, Frank Cavallaro Aircheck #1603   I want you to remember, four letters… the KEY to the albums and the best music! Voluntary Subscription Options ...

Pete Michaels, WCAU-FM ’98-Now’ Philadelphia | February 15, 1983; 1:45-2:00 AM

Station: 98.1 WCAU-FM (WOGL) Philadelphia Format: Top 40 Branded: “Hot Hits” Featured Air Personality: Pete Michaels We have a LOT of expenses coming up. Your support is requested for equipment upgrades and more. Voluntary Subscription Options Yearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – yearlyMonthly : $10.00 USD – monthlyWeekly : $3.00 USD – weekly Original Comments Look what...

97.5 WPST Trenton – A Retrospective. By Scott Lowe for Airchexx.com

Description by Scott Lowe. In the mid 1970’s, 97.5 WPST in Trenton, NJ was one of the early Top 40 stations on FM. This composite was assembled by Scott Lowe, from various sources, highlighting many of the air talents that were heard over a twenty year period between 1978 – 1998. Historically, WPST always had a Rock lean, usually ignoring disco and most of the rap music of the day. Through t...

Sly Stone, 1450 KSOL San Francisco | 1967

Station: 1450 KSOL (KSAN/KEST) San Francisco (Wikipedia) Format: Soul Branded: “Soul Radio” Featured Air Personality: Sly Stone Aircheck #1,600 Voluntary Subscription Options Yearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – yearlyMonthly : $10.00 USD – monthlyWeekly : $3.00 USD – weekly (Smokey Robinson) proved to be a gassy, very gassy, talented cat… Curator’s Notes: F...

A Scott Lowe Special: “The Chucker Revolution” | Winter 2009

Contributor Scott Lowe checks in with a fantastic interview with Chuck Kirr, aka “The Chucker”. As you know, we’ve partnered with BigAppleAirchecks often in the past, and interestingly enough, Mr. Lowe contacted US about posting this great piece of work himself. A word about supporting Airchexx: It takes a lot to create and post compelling content such as this. Equipment breaks d...

Allen Beebe, KLDE ‘Oldies 94.5’ Houston

Station: 94.5 KLDE (KBTZ/KARO/KLEF) Houston Format: Oldies Branded: “Good Times, Great Oldies” Ownership: AMFM, Incorporated Featured Air Personality: Allen Beebe (KNOE AM-FM/KMJC/WNBC/KNOX/KODE/KGBC/KNFX/WEZB) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks “I am Beebe…“ Voluntary Subscription Options Yearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – yearlyMonthly : $10.00 USD – month...

Lee Sherwood, 93 KHJ Los Angeles | January 23, 1981

Station: 93 KHJ Los Angeles (Wikipedia) Format: Country Branded: “The New 93 KHJ” Featured Air Personality: Lee Sherwood Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Total Time: 34:48 Aircheck #1,595 I mentioned a few moments ago that Humphrey Bogart was born on this day... Curator’s Notes: Fans of “Boss Radio” will surely be disappointed with this, COUNTRY aircheck of KHJ. There...

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