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Don Kelly, Anything Goes on K101 KIOI San Francisco | December 1973

KIOI, known to it’s listeners as K101 FM, was owned by engineering graduate and broadcasting magnate James Gabbert. It was a rather wild station. They had what could be best described as an adult top 40 format with a deep, deep playlist […]

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Rick Shaw & John Mack Flanagan on 610 KFRC San Francisco | October 10, 1976

Here are over 15 minutes of pure 1970s KFRC heaven!  If WABC New York is considered the greatest Top 40 station of all time (on the East Coast), then 610 KFRC has to be it for the West. Actually, west coast Top […]

Tagged 1976, 610 San Francisco, California Aircheck, John Mac Flanagan, KFRC
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M. Dung Idiot Show, 104.5 KFOG San Francisco | 1985

        Mike Slavko, was best known to Bay Area rock radio fans as the hyped-up, nutty DJ “M. Dung.” Soon after KFOG went from “beautiful music” to rock in 1982, Mike, who was doing production work at KFOG, was chosen […]

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Dave Morey’s Final Show, KFOG 104.5 San Francisco | December 19 2008

          Dave Morey, was the first voice heard on KFOG, when it launched its adult rock format back in September 1982. He started hosting middays, but eventually he moved to mornings. He hosted one of the station’s most […]

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Final Sign Off, End of 104.5 KFOG San Francisco | September 5 2019

September 16, 1982, was the day 104.5 KFOG dropped the station elevator music, and started playing Rock & Roll. It was a mix of Album Rock, & Classic Rock, targeting adults. Many adult rockers loved this station over the years. From Dave […]

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KFOG 104.5 San Francisco Format Change From Beautiful Music To Rock & Roll | September 16 1982

    For almost 20 years, starting in the early 1960s, KFOG 104.5 played Beautiful Music. Lots of instrumentals, with a few show tunes mixed it. The station did fared well for most of that period. However, as the 1980s were rolling […]

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Dale Dorman; Steve Lundy, 610 KFRC San Francisco | December 24, 1967

This is our own custom scope from a recording provided by Matt @ BigAppleAirchecks. The whole thing runs just over four minutes out of 20 before I took out the music. Dale Dorman went from KFRC to Boston’s WRKO where he’d do […]

Tagged 1967, 610 San Francisco, Dale Dorman, KEAR, KFRC

Rex McNeil, 99.7 KFRC-FM San Francisco | 1991

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants for doing it last night! Here’s a tightly scoped aircheck of Rex McNeil on what was then the NEW KFRC-FM! So new, that as Rex told us, he was the first guy on the air when […]

Tagged 1991, 99.7 San Francisco, KFRC-FM, Oldies, Rex McNeil

Steve Jordan, Natural Neal & Michael O’Connor – 1260 KYA San Francisco | July 13, 1977

If only the East Coast had a Top 40 station like this! Oh… well, besides WABC. We here at Airchexx have put much focus on 610 KFRC as THE dominant station in San Francisco. But, the Bay area had stiff competition for […]

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Don Kelly, 101.3 KIOI San Francisco | December, 1972

The Image at left is from an old TV ad, yet, there’s no date stamp available to prove it’s from a particular time frame. 1980s, perhaps? Here’s an aircheck donated by Ellis B. Feaster. It’s, perhaps, one of the most eclectic radio […]

Tagged 101.3 San Francisco, Don Kelly, K101, KIOI