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Joshua Escandone, KOST 103.5 Los Angeles | January 16, 1999

Here’s another in a series of KOST airchecks contributed by Matt over at Big Apple Airchecks – this time featuring Joshua Escandone. As the 90s drew to a close, almost every market had a soft AC, playing very sleepy, mostly slow, albeit […]

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Format Change – 103.3 WKDF Nashville Flips from Rock to Country | April 1, 1999

Description from Karl Phillips… WKDF-FM 103.3 (Formerly WKDA-FM – see Bill Berlin) Nashville flips from Rock to Country as “Music City 103” and returns Carl P. Mayfield and the “P-Team” to the air after being fired from cross-town WSIX-FM a year earlier. […]

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Sample: WWDC Washington DC | July 15, 1999

Here’s a sample of “DC-101” from the Summer of ’99. Notice the format is current based, and right in the middle of the Rock Genre, with plenty of classics. There were harder rocking stations, such as Baltimore’s WIYY “98 Rock”, and true-Alternative […]

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Chris Roth, WRQX Washington DC | July 18, 1999

Usually, just a few weeks before Christmas, we’re all thinking about snow and cold, but sometimes its nice to remember Summer’s heat! Going back 16 1/2 years as of this writing, here’s the first aircheck featuring weekend guy Chris Roth. Weekends are […]

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Composite: 93.1 WPOC Baltimore | July 18, 1999

Some things were just MEANT to be shared! If you’re a fan of Country music, this aircheck will warm your heart. From the middle of the last great period in Country music, where the stars of the 90s, like Travis Tritt & […]

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Brother Sam & 70s at 7, WTBT Tampa “Thunder 103-5” | August 26, 1999

Here is a rare, unscoped slice of Classic Rocker “Thunder 103.5”, back when it was still on 103.5. At its peak, the station was #1, 25-54 in 2001. 103.5 flipped to Country in 1005. In fact, a short article on Wikipedia says […]

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Mary Kennedy, 94.5 WXRA Eden, NC | August 29, 1999

Perhaps the most noticeable thing about this recording is that Mary Kennedy is live, or so it seems, judging by her comment about not paying close enough attention coming out of a commercial break. Otherwise, this is an unremarkable aircheck of Active/Alternative […]

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Sample: 98.7 WKSI Greensboro | August 29, 1999

There’s surprisingly little information about this station, once known as “The New 98-7 The Point”. Its current call letters are WSMW, calls that were once in use in Worcester, Massachusetts, used to identify UHF Television TV CH. 27 in the early 1970s. […]

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John Jacobs, 106.9 WWVV “The New Wave – Adventure Radio”, Bluffton SC | February 2, 1999

Recorded in 1999, we join the last few minutes of Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely 80s show. Its one of those syndicated things that plays on weekends. Note, the ‘nbgradio.com’ web address given out by Blackwood is not in use – it leads to […]

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“Stuck In The 80s Weekend”, 99.9 WFKS Palatka, FL | February 6, 1999

As happens a lot in today’s consolidated radio world, WFKS “Kiss-FM” has moved around a bit, and now sits on 97.9 FM. 99.9 is a Country music station these days and goes by the name Gator Country – WGNE-FM. But what happened […]

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