Jojo Kincaid, WVBF Framingham (Boston) | October, 1978

Jojo Kincaid has long been one of your webmaster’s favorites. Here’s Mr. Kincaid doing what he does best, and the tempo is so fast, the show so tight, it’s hard to keep up! The best[…]

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Bobby Day, CFRW Winnipeg | March 1979

First, a word from our contributor, Daniel Coulombe… Bobby Day has worked a number of Canadian cities and major radio top-40 stations like CFTR at Toronto. Here’s a great aircheck from March 1979. Bobby’s first[…]

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Composite, WAXC Rochester | 1972

Our good friend Steve Bleecker does it again! Here’s an amazingly good sounding sales demo tape put together sometime in the mid-1970s by a production whiz. That this survived all these years in this good[…]

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Carrie Ashton & Chris Robin, 95.1 WRKI ‘I-95’ Brookfield CT | 2006

Courtesy of longtime Contributor Alan Fletcher, here’s an aircheck digitally encoded from the master studio reel. Yes, REEL. Rare as it is in this modern digital age, some people still use this very reliable form[…]

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Mike St. John, Oldies 98.1 WOGL Philadelphia | November 5, 1997

WOGL no longer identifies itself as “Oldies 98”, as many stations in recent years have dropped most music from the 1960s and even early 70s from their playlists. However, the “Oldies” format was alive and[…]

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WBMX Boston, “The New Sound of Mix 98-5” | May 1, 1999

Here’s a rather generic ‘check of WBMX Boston as it kicked off the final Summer of the 1990s. Plenty of sweepers and creative imaging reflecting Mix 98-5’s contests and music here. While scoped, you can[…]

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Traine on the Radio, 95.1 WAPE-FM Jacksonville (FL) | Undated

Traine on the legendary Big Ape! WAPE-FM, that is! 95.1 picked up the CHR, er, Top 40 format where 690 left off two decades earlier. This particular weekend, it’s “Big Ape’s 80s Backtracks Weekend”! Similar[…]

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Chrissie, WPLA 93-3 The Planet, Callahan/Jacksonville (FL) | Undated

Here’s another station with a dubious history. Finding info on some of these now defunct stations can be a challenge, but hey, we try. The jock goes simply by the name “Chrissie” in this Modern[…]

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Frat Michaels, 102.5 WRFY “Rock Hits Y102” Reading PA | August, 1996

“Berks’ County’s Number One Choice for Rock Hits…” This is a cool little format, sort of a mix of Rock leaning CHR and Alternative, with an AOR approach. This will certainly bring you back to[…]

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WMXV New York Stunts as “Arrow 105.1” – Part 2 | April 1, 1994

Part 2 of WMXV’s April Fools’ Day stunt as “Arrow 105.1” – the format was launching all over the place in the Spring of ’94. WMXV simply decided to jump on the bandwagon – for[…]

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“Starsky & Hutch”, WMXV New York Stunts as “Arrow 105.1” | April 1, 1994

Done as an April Fools’ joke, WMXV produces an entire format – Arrow 105.1, an all-70s format compete with beds from popular TV shows and a re-branded morning show as ‘Starsky & Hutch’ from a[…]

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A Sample of 102.9 WOWI ‘103-Jamz’ Norfolk VA | September 2, 1996

Side two of the recently-posted WNVZ ‘Z104’ tape is from the same day. Here’s 103-Jamz, an Urban station that’s been in the market over three decades. As with most HipHop/R&B stations, there are no jingles[…]

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