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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...

Rock Sample: 105.7 WXYV Catonsville (Baltimore) MD – Part 1 | 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: 1,501 Comments: Split up into two parts, this 8 minute scope of the weekend Active Rock portion of the format on WXYV “Live 105” is actually rather boring. No personality, obnoxious imaging, no commercials and Grunge Alternative with no jock. You can get that on Pandora or SiriusXM (and we wonder why so many in radio today take a sour view on the industry’s future outlook) – but remember, this was 2003! Part 2 is quite a bit more interesting. In the next post: USA Radio News, then Coast to Coast...

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