Columbus OH

Baltazar, WXGT 92X Columbus OH | 1989

This first posted just under eight years ago. Most of this stations air staff moved on to bigger markets. 92.3 is now WCOL. Those call letters were in use on a dominant AM Top 40 from the 1960s and early 1970s. Contributor: Robyn Watts

Mark Dantzer, 97.9 WNCI Columbus OH | March, 1993

From our “California Aircheck” collection, here’s Mark Dantzer on WNCI. Running 9:45, scoped, this is in absolutely stunning audio quality. Not only is this the first California Aircheck recording we’ve posted this year, its also our first offering from the Columbus, Ohio market. WNCI has been doing some form of CHR or HotAC since about 1970, making it one of the longest running Top 40 stations in America. Before 1968, the station was WFRD-FM and aired a Classical Music format, as many FM stations did in those days. As a point of reference, WNCI ran CBS’ “The Young Sound” automated format between 1968 and 1970, and at one point tried an Album Oriented Rock format during the evening hours during that time period. Today, WNCI is a Clear Channel O...

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