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Composite: 690 WAPE Jacksonville | September 16, 1971

Recording Date: 09.16.1971 Station: 690 WAPE (WPDQ/WOKV) Jacksonville FL Format: Top 40 Branded: “The Big Ape” Featured Air Personalities: Jack McCoy, Larry Dixon, Teddy Bear (Ted Richards) (CKLW), Jay Thomas (WXLO 99X/SiriusXM) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks (Website) Total Time: 11:31     […]

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“Catfish” Tom Kelly, 99.1 WQIK Jacksonville | September 18, 1996

Here’s an almost perfect scope of The Hit Kicker during a late-Summer weekend. The year is 1996, although on the tape provided it says 1994… but your webmaster was doing Country radio in 1996 and played the same currents at KOUL Corpus […]

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P.K. on Classic Soul 101.5 WSOL Jacksonville | September 18, 1996

Date of Recording: 09.18.1986 Station: 101.5 WSOL Jacksonville, Florida, USA Current Owner: iHeart Media Format: Classic Soul Featured Air Talent: P.K. (initials unknown); Isaac Hayes, Station Imaging Voice Comments: From 1986, here’s a great sounding Classic R&B station voiced by the legendary […]

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Old Gold 1971 Remastered, Part 1 of 4

Going WAY back to the beginning of this website – well, okay, WAY back to the days when the radio industry trade circulated audio specials on vynl, here’s a completely re-mastered copy of one of the very first exhibits we had on […]

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Allan Sands, 690 WAPE Jacksonville

Courtesy of Robyn Watts, we’re completely unsure of the date on this one, although there are clues contained within this aircheck. Allan Sands(see below for the correction) even has his own jingle. All of which contributes to a stellar recording highlighting the […]

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Traine on the Radio, 95.1 WAPE-FM Jacksonville (FL) | Undated

Traine on the legendary Big Ape! WAPE-FM, that is! 95.1 picked up the CHR, er, Top 40 format where 690 left off two decades earlier. This particular weekend, it’s “Big Ape’s 80s Backtracks Weekend”! Similar to what some stations were doing with […]

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Chrissie, WPLA 93-3 The Planet, Callahan/Jacksonville (FL) | Undated

Here’s another station with a dubious history. Finding info on some of these now defunct stations can be a challenge, but hey, we try. The jock goes simply by the name “Chrissie” in this Modern Rock formatted scope. There are two spot […]

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