680 Boston WRKO Chip Hobart, Dale Dorman Johnny Dark Harry Nelson JJ Jordan JJ Wright Mike Addams Eric Chase Charlie Van Dyke Jordan Rich JJ Jeffrey Charlie Fox 68 RKO

Composite: 68 WRKO Boston | 1974

Contributor Steve Bleecker assures us that “No one else has this”! One listen to this nine minute scope of the Big 68 and you’ll be instantly teleported into radio heaven. That is, if you were[…]

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99.5 Lowell WCRB

Frequency Swap in Boston – Part 2: WCRB from 102.5 to 99.5 | 12:00 PM December 1, 2006

…”Yes, Virginia, there IS a Santa, and his name is Greater Media!” Now on to part two of this simultaneous aircheck. Just for fun I thought it would be cool to put the 99.5 frequency[…]

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107.9 FM Boston Medford Kiss 108 WXKS-FM WWEL-FM Dale Dorman Matt Siegal JJ Wright JoJo Kincaid Matty in the Morning

Dale Dorman, Afternoon drive on WXKS-FM Kiss 108 Boston | 1992

We’re talking a Boston radio LEGEND! Dale Dorman’s career in Boston started at WRKO, having come from San Francisco’s ‘Big 610′ KFRC. After WRKO, he was the morning guy for a time at Fairbanks Communications’[…]

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94.5 Boston WCOZ

Composite: 94 1/2 WCOZ Boston | 1980

Courtesy of longtime Contributor Robyn Watts, this 7 1/2 minute composite is the first feature on a tape called, “Billboard Radio Competition Winners”. We know this is from the year 1980. The clip opens with[…]

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102.5 FM Boston, 99.5 FM Lowell, 105.7 FM Framingham, WBCS, WOAZ, WVBF, WKLB, WCLB, WCVB, WSSH, WTTK, WJIB-FM, WCRB

Frequency Swap in Boston – Part 1: WKLB from 99.5 to 102.5 | 12:00 PM December 1, 2006

Writeup forthcoming – While I usually try to have a comment to go along with things we post here, the explanation of the WKLB/WCRB frequency swap is far too involved for me to finish writing[…]

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94.5 FM Boston WZOU WCOZ WJMN WHDH-FM Brian Pierce Uncle Johnny Sunny Joe White

QuickCheck: Artie “the One Man Party, 94.5 WZOU Boston | May 1992

The date on this aircheck is unkown (we suspect ’91 or so), but Matt over at Big Apple Airchecks dug it up special for us… Sunny Joe White was what this was labelled but …[…]

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94.5 FM Boston WZOU WCOZ WJMN WHDH-FM Brian Pierce Uncle Johnny Sunny Joe White

J. Michael Fox & Tom Jeffries on 94.5 WZOU Boston | August 13, 1986

For the fans, this is VINTAGE Z-94! Across town, CBS had just thrown in the towel on Hitradio 103 WHTT, moving it to AAA right around the time of this aircheck. As you’ve read elsewhere[…]

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94.5 FM Boston WZOU WCOZ WJMN WHDH-FM Brian Pierce Uncle Johnny Sunny Joe White

QuickCheck: 94.5 WZOU Boston | August 23, 1991

It was the waning days of CHR at 94.5. WZOU would eventually morph into Urban WJMN “Jammin’ 94.5, which is still on the air today. Very music intensive, much less talk and personality oriented than[…]

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94.5 FM Boston WZOU WCOZ WJMN WHDH-FM Brian Pierce Uncle Johnny Sunny Joe White

QuickChexx: Dan Justin, 94.5 WZOU Boston | June, 1989

Dan Justin is another Boston personality known for his air work in the 1980s. Perhaps best known at the old 93.7 WCGY Lawrence, he was also heard on 92.9 WBOS in its Country incarnation in[…]

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100.7 Boston WZLX

MicroChexx: A Sample of 100.7 WZLX Boston

Found on an unlabeled tape that I believe was recorded from the town of Tully, Massachusetts using an FM Beam antenna sometime in 1998, here is a very short, noisy scope of 100.7 WZLX. There’s[…]

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Dick Summer & the Nightlite Show, WBZ Radio 103 Boston | August, 1964

Now, from the 50kw Boston blowtorch reaching 38 states, Dick Summer‘s legendary night show on mid-60s WBZ! The history of WBZ is a long, storied one reaching back to the beginnings of commercial broadcasting. Only[…]

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98.5 Boston 104.1 Boston WBMX

98.5 WROR Boston becomes WBMX Mix 98.5 | 1991

Your webmaster has always wondered why it is that radio companies can’t respect heritage call letters. Well, here’s another set of calls that went away in 1992– at least off the 98.5 frequency. WROR was[…]

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