Gary Hamilton, 1280 KTLK Denver| October 1971

In 1968, Denver’s KTLN dropped it’s News Talk format, and flipped to Top 40. It was actually it’s second go round as a Top 40 station, as it had the format years earlier.  The KTLK announcers became known as “The Mod Jocks.” […]

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Bill Stevens, 95 KIMN Denver | 1971

Calling 95 KIMN Denver popular, might be an understatement. It is a Denver radio legend that, in the mid 60’s, overwhelmed the competition with a 56 share of the audience! KIMN could be heard in New Mexico, Nebraska and South Dakota. At […]

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California Composite | September 1991

Digging deep into the Airchexx archives, we find this two sided cassette donated by longtime contributor Nick Sarames several years ago. While I called this “California Composite”, this does include many other markets, mainly west of the Mississippi. Most of these include […]

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Dave Otto, KALC “Alice 105-9” Denver, Night Show | June 30, 2006

A radio station with a name – ALICE. Well, surely its a long way from Alice’s Restaurant but Arlo Guthrie would probably like this if he were listening today. Imagine, a live night show on a younger-skewing Adult Contemporary station. Thats what […]

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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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Dave Otto, 107.5 KRXY (Lakewood) Denver | 1987

Our first new aircheck for the Fall of 2015 features veteran jock Dave Otto, holding down the morning gig at the former Y108 Denver. KRXY-FM’s Morning show is fast paced, but a bit less structured as many of today’s Morning shows go. […]

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Uncle Mike & Fisher, 1090 KLDR Aurora (Denver) | April 2, 1979

KLDR, Denver – “Someplace Special”. We’ve stumbled upon a short-lived AM music station which did evolve into Top 40 into the early 80s from this – whatever format this is. It sounds Middle Of the Road or Adult Contemporary, but really, A […]

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Willie and JoJo, 105.9 KALC Denver | February 10, 1997

Here’s a really FUN Afternoon Drive show! Not knowing much about these two jocks, I’ll let the audience comment below and fill in the blanks. Its the 5:00 hour and the topic of the afternoon is, “How did you meet your in-laws?” […]

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Loren Owens on KIMN “Denver 95” | April 2, 1979

Here’s the longtime host of the current “Loren and Wally” morning show in Boston, at his prior gig in Denver. Owens has this really dry sense of humor that is evident in parts of this aircheck showcasing his morning show on KIMN. […]

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