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Barbara Simpson, Coast To Coast AM: 105.7 WXYV Catonsville (Baltimore) MD – Part 2 | May 18, 2003

Date of Recording: 05.18.2003 Station: 105.7 WXYV (WQSR)Catonsville (Baltimore), Maryland, USA Format: FM Talk Weekdays, Active Rock Weekends Station Slogan: “Live 105” Featured Air Personality: None (Jockless) Contributor: “Anonymous” Airchexx Entry: 1,502 Comments: In Part 1 of this 90 minute tape recording, we presented the music portion of “Live 105″‘s format. Best as we can guess, the Active/Grunge Alternative jockless music format seemed to be mostly filler for the high-profiled talk shows, as the Broadcast Day really begins with Howard Stern in the Morning – obviously prior to his moving to Sirius/XM, and one might argue that the entire format revolved around Stern. Perhaps someone associated with the station in 2003 knows and will chi...

John Bouchet, “Club 102-7”, WXYV B102-7 Baltimore | November 20, 1999

Club mix fans will enjoy this scope of John Bouchet mixing live at Baltimore’s Rhythmic Top 40 B102-7. Running just about 21 minutes out of the original two-sided TDK D-90, you get a real feel for the near perfect mixes done the only way a real mix show can be – with vynl. Remember, this was a mere three years after Telcom ’96, and the disasterous unintended consequences of rampant consolidation hadn’t completely become evident. Yet. Note the complete lack of any mention of internet, smart phones, tablets or computers. I believe we were still using America Online back then, right? And it was all on dialup. In fact, the housing market hadn’t crashed yet, and 9/11 was still two years away. Do you realize just how long ago this was?