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Composite: 98.7 KNUS “K-News 99” Dallas | September 2, 1972

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“KNUS… With the world’s Greatest Contest…”

Once again, we go back to the Robyn Watts Collection for a real CLASSIC! You have one minute from the time your prize is announced to call in and claim it. Actually, you have to listen to see how this contest works.

KNUS is the epitome of continuous contesting! When not playing the ‘World’s Greatest Contest’, the station is giving away albums, T-shirts and more! This is McLendon’s personality station, and its a serious lesson on how to do radio the RIGHT way!

As always, listener comments are welcome!


Author: Steve West

Steve West is a 41 year veteran of broadcasting. His air work as a Jock and News Anchor includes six radio markets and over two-dozen radio stations. Steve is the founder of Airchexx.com and Hitoldies.net - All the BIG Hits! View all posts by Steve West

5 thoughts on “Composite: 98.7 KNUS “K-News 99” Dallas | September 2, 1972

  1. The Cowboys-Redskins game and the Chiefs-Eagles game both mentioned were played on October 22.

    Nice to hear this! I’ve only heard KNUS before on a segment of “Bootleg Top 40 Volume 2” and this check is from just about the same time. Like the way they did ID’s with listener endorsements. The “World’s Greatest Contest” must have been a counter-program to “The LAST Contest.”

  2. Nice sounding station, except for the Contest! All the hang ups on callers who don’t qualify are torture to listen to. Seems like it was a botched concept to me.

  3. Their cheapie version of the Last Contest sounds bad. As mentioned, the hangups, and a poor Jack McCoy imitation on the promos. Not bad, but no WMYQ here.

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