Sample: 93.5 WCFR Springfield VT | February, 1989

Become an Airchexx Supporter.  Click the logo below to donate today! Contributor David Bickford (now working at WHDH Ch 7 Boston) writes: I think the air date was February of 1989. Was satellite format from (then) Transtar. The News person is Amy Stewart. […]

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A Scott Lowe Special: “The Chucker Revolution” | Winter 2009

Contributor Scott Lowe checks in with a fantastic interview with Chuck Kirr, aka “The Chucker”. As you know, we’ve partnered with BigAppleAirchecks often in the past, and interestingly enough, Mr. Lowe contacted US about posting this great piece of work himself. A […]

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The Morning Zoo, 104.3 KQKS Denver | September, 1989

A very tight and well executed format is our critique of the former CHR station known as “KS-104”. They don’t give their names, but the two jocks heard here are hosting the “Morning Zoo”. This is the end of the 1980s, a […]

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Tony Impieri’s “Road Trip ’89”, Part 1 | February 19, 1989

Back in 2005, Contributor Tony Impieri sent in a two part scope of an East Coast road trip in which he recorded radio all the way! Talk about distracted driving! Well, back in 1989 there was no such offense on the books, […]

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Leo Knott, 102.3 KJLH Los Angeles | 1984-89

The late Leo Knott contributed this aircheck of himself on KJLH Los Angeles back in 2007. Description by Contributor… This aircheck features myself at Stevie Wonder’s KJLH (Kindness, Joy, Love and Happiness)… My longest stint as a jock. Had nice success with […]

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WYHY Y-107 Nashville gets featured on 48 Hours | 1989

Sometime in the late 1980’s, the evening news program ’48 Hours’ did a segment on top 40 radio. Or, should I say, outrageous radio. Y-107 was so outrageous, it was prominently featured as a classic example of ‘sinful’ lifestyle (yes, Jerry Falwell […]

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Suzy Waud on Energy 105 WNRJ Pittsburgh | October 27, 1989

Yet another from Robyn Watts’ huge collection includes this generous dose of CHR from the Steel City. This is another one of those stations that’s apparently been gone for quite a number of years (which is why a google image search turns […]

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Peter Butler & The Z Morning Zoo, 98.5 KZOU Little Rock | October 23, 1989

Little Rock’s hit music station here is Zoo 98 – officially, 98.5 KZOU. This encompasses a bit of the Z Morning Zoo featuring Peter Butler, and friends… includes News, Sports and the (scoped) hits of the day. The date of this recording […]

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Michael P., 105.1 KMJX “Magic 105” (Conway) Little Rock | October 23, 1989

“…We’re dealing with goofy middle names today” Like much of the Little Rock radio market as of this writing in 2013, the station formerly known as “Magic 105” has changed formats, this time to Country. But here in 1989, KMJX was a […]

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Don Christy, 94.9 KOLL “Kool 95” Little Rock | October 23, 1989

Yet another morning drive of Little Rock radio is presented here, on a tape from California Aircheck contributed by Robyn Watts. Here’s the Don Christy morning show on Kool 95. This is a mainstream Oldies station playing the hits of the 50s, […]

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Craig O’Neil, 103.7 KKYK Little Rock | October, 1989

We’re guessing on the date of this aircheck as sometime in October, 1989, based upon the news item that Jim Bakker was sentenced to prison the day before this was recorded. (Can’t find the exact sentencing date but the trial lasted six […]

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QuickChexx: Dan Justin, 94.5 WZOU Boston | June, 1989

Dan Justin is another Boston personality known for his air work in the 1980s. Perhaps best known at the old 93.7 WCGY Lawrence, he was also heard on 92.9 WBOS in its Country incarnation in the mid-80s. Here he is on WZOU […]

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