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Michael Boss, XETRA “The Mighty 690” Tijuana Mexico | August, 1982

Courtesy of aircheckdownloads.com, here’s a ‘check that will warm the hearts of AM Top 40 listeners from Southern California. Admittedly, your webmaster has been all over the place ever since high school, and in 1984 I was in the U.S. Navy, attending Radioman “A” school in San Diego. This was one of the stations I listened to before they flipped to Oldies. The Mighty 690 aimed its programming at Los Angeles – some 200 miles to the north, despite a transmitter in the badlands of Baja California south of the border in the Rosarito area. With 77,500 watts days (which, by virtue of it’s location on the AM dial gave it an effective 100,000 watts!) and 50KW at night, this station could be heard all over Southern California. Indeed, the Mighty 690 even had remo...

Mark Sebastian & the 5 O’Clock Whistle – 103.3 WHTT Boston | March, 1985

“Ok, I got the crew together now… I think we’re all set to go!” Curator’s Notes: This is a pristine recording that held up very well over the years. A donation from AircheckDownloads.com, this is over a year before the flip to Oldies as WODS and there couldn’t be a higher energy level anywhere than here at HitRadio 103 WHTT! Notice during the promo about 4 1/2 minutes in, the station is starting to use it’s complete digital frequency of 103.3. It would be a while before that took hold even during the 25+ year run as “Oldies 103”. The Boston market was very competitive during this era, with WHTT being one of four CHR stations. Here’s how the market was laid out — from memory! 92.9 WBOS – Country, as “93 WBOS”...

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