Ed Rodriguez, 1390 WEAM, Arlington VA | 1976

Seven O’Clock with Ed Rodriguez at the Rock Entertainer! Very few recordings exist of 1390 WEAM. This fulltime 5kw AM station has the distinction of being the FIRST Top 40 radio station serving the greater Washington DC area from right across the […]

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Don Geronimo & Mike O’Meara, 105.1 WAVA Arlington | January 17, 1986

Its just another day at “All Hit 105 WAVA”, and the All New Morning Zoo is broadcasting live from Epcot Center at Disney World. Listen as various characters interact with our duo here… they even run into other radio stations doing a […]

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The Terry Knight Show on WEAM 1390 Arlington VA | January 24, 1965

Here’s one that will make you go WOW!… Terry Knight on WEAM! Thanks to comments from those who were there, we can post some corrections and updates. WEAM was 5,000 watts 24/7, whereas it’s competitor, WPGC was 10,000 watts. But WPGC was […]

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Don Geronimo on All-Hit 105 WAVA Arlington | 1985

Originally posted on 10/15/04 in Real Audio format. This station was somethin’ else! WAVA was Washington’s hit station for about 7 years and during that time they did plenty of innovative and creative things on the air. Sadly, it all came to […]

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The last hours of “All Hit 105” WAVA Arlington | February 12, 1992

WAVA’s end as a CHR station is featured here in this celebratory tape sent in by Robyn Watts! Ironically, Chris Taylor who is also heard on this tape was going to send a copy 10 years ago when we were both in […]

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Tom Kent, 105 WAVA Arlington | March 27, 1984

Here’s one of our favorites – Tom Kent, heard elsewhere here on WLS & G98, serving up some high-energy Top 40, with all the fixin’s! WAVA is in the early stages of CHR here, once having been a big Rock station. We […]

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QuickCheck: J. R. Russ on WAVA Arlington VA | 1985

Longtime contributor J.R. Russ fits right in on this powerhouse CHR station. It’s vintage 80s on one of DC’s most legendary 80s stations! Who doesn’t remember WAVA? Ok, plenty of young people forgot. Chris Taylor would show them how it’s done, but […]

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Washington DC CHR Wars: WAVA, WRQX & WPGC | May 1990

Back to the incredibly fabulous and huge Robyn Watts collection for this OUTSTANDING 30 minute composite comparing morning shows in the DC area! This starts out with Don & Mike’s morning show on WAVA and moves on to Q-107 and WPGC-FM, then […]

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