99.5 Washington DC WHIT WGAY WJMO

Fast Jimi Roberts, 99.5 WGAY Washington DC | April 16, 1999

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[…]

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95.5 Morningside Washington WPGC

Don Geronimo, 95.5 WPGC-FM Morningside | March 19, 1980

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[…]

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107.3 Washington DC WRQX Q107

Scott Woodside, 107.3 WRQX Washington DC | October 16, 1986

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.[…]

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107.3 Washington WRQX Q107

Dave Thompson, 107.3 WRQX Washington | March 22, 1980

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,[…]

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107.3 Washington DC WRQX Q107

Stony Richards, 107.3 WRQX Washington | February 24, 1979

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[…]

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107.3 Washington DC WRQX Mix Rock All The Hits

Marleen Foxx, 107.3 WRQX Washington | February 24, 1979

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[…]

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Big Ron OBrien

The Big Ron O’Brien Files, 95.5 WPGC Morningside 1977

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[…]

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107.3 Washington WRQX Q107

Uncle Johnny, 107.3 WRQX Washington DC | December 26, 1983

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[…]

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93.9 Washington DC WKYS

Donnie Simpson, 93.9 WKYS “Disco 93” Washington DC | 1979

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[…]

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95.5 Morningside Washington WPGC

Jim Elliot & Scott Woodside, WPGC AM & FM Morningside MD (Washington) | January, 1980

“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[…]

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1450 Washington DC WOL Soul 14

Vinnie Brown, 1450 WOL Washington DC | 1980

Well, if you’ve been waiting around to hear something from the new Jacksons album, Triumph, well tonight, you’re in luck! Please scroll down to read an important message Curator’s Notes: When Ellis B. Feaster mentioned[…]

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97.1 Washington WASH-FM

Scott Brady & Randy Martin, “WASH at Work” – 97.1 WASH-FM Washington DC | July 19, 1999

  Description by Steve West: A mainstay of Washington area radio, WASH-FM has been Adult Contemporary for as long as anyone can remember – 1975, I think (someone out there knows). I’m sure there are[…]

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