Composite: 1300 WAVZ New Haven | July 3, 1973

1300 New Haven, WAVZ

Contributor Andy Bologovsky

From Contributor Andy Bologovsky, bits of promos and live shows from 7/3/73. The Gas crisis is on and ‘The New Waves’ provides tips on how to save energy. We hear actual airchecks from Mason Lee Dixon and John Long.

Listen for ads for the 4th of July holiday, talks about fireworks and so on… and those Railroad Salvage ads! Many don’t know, but that Railroad Salvage store in New Haven is STILL there! Right down the street from the West Haven VA and with a McDonalds restaurant right on the corner of the lot entrance!

This is a bit tough to listen to. Apparently recorded with a small cassette deck mic placed in front of a radio speaker, the sound is tinny. And if you listen carefully enough, you’ll hear a kid’s voice in the background.

I think all of us recorded the radio in this manner when we were very young and just getting interested. I did – back in ’76 made a few low-quality tapes this way of WBZ Boston, which did survive into the 80s but certainly not long enough to make it to Airchexx (and that’s a shame). How many of our visitors did?

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