WPGC, an AM/FM combo, was a Top 40 powerhouse licensed to serve Washington DC.
Grease was a master storyteller, who would tell tales & sing songs every morning.
My name is Fast Jimi. New Radio Station, New DJ… The WGAY call letters were essentially history except for this first day or two. 99.5 was called “Jammin 99-5” right out of the box, but[…]
WPGC Morningside. Well, they say its darkest just before the dawn. Or, in this case, the station was hottest just before the end. The station would eventually become an Urban Contemporary station and shed its longtime[…]
Often, airchecks arrive here with a slightly incorrect date. The only reason (outside of the music) that this was noticed was Scott Woodside’s comment about the Red Sox making a huge mistake the previous night.[…]
Less than a year after changing formats to Top 40 from Album Rock, the station branded as Q107 is upbeat and exciting! Dave Thompson, who had been heard at WXLO 99X in New York City,[…]
Become an Airchexx Supporter. Click the link below to donate to Airchexx The apparent continuation of the Marleen Foxx aircheck of “FM 107 WRQX Washington’s Best Rock”, this is the morning show of the day[…]
Something quite rare, donated by Big Apple Airchecks. Here is “Rock 107” during WRQX‘s rather short Album Rock format which ended shortly after this aircheck was recorded. Marleen Foxx is heard with her rather seductive[…]
We run a family show here… Picking up where we left off some time ago in 2018, the parade of Big Ron O’Brien (Richard Walls) aircheck tapes continues on courtesy of the family of the late[…]
Date of Recording: 12.26.1983 Station: 107.3 WRQX Washington DC, USA Format: Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR) Featured Air Personality: “Uncle Johnny” Walker (WWCO/WRBQ-FM/WRQX/WZOU/WXXL/WSHE/WQJQ/WMGF/WSIG) Contributor: Robyn Watts Comments: Back to the day after Christmas, 1983 for a[…]
This blows by in less than four minutes but is a good representation of what evolved into the Washington DC market’s biggest Urban station. Seemingly every major market had one by the time 1979 was[…]
“Love playin’ all that music for ya Curator’s Notes: Recorded the day *after* primary election day, the big story of the day is the results of that election. Do you realize that back on this[…]