Michael Boss, XETRA “The Mighty 690” Tijuana Mexico | August, 1982

Courtesy of aircheckdownloads.com, here’s a ‘check that will warm the hearts of AM Top 40 listeners from Southern California. Admittedly, your webmaster has been all over the place ever since high school, and in 1984 I was in the U.S. Navy, attending […]

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Randy DeWitt, 92.5 XHRM-FM Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico | November, 1995

Recording Date: 11.1995 Station: 92.5 XHRM-FM Tijuana Format: (Then) Alternative / (Now) Rhythmic Adult Contemporary Branded: “92.5 The Flash” Ownership: Communicacion XERSA, S.A. de C.V. // LMA: Local Media San Diego Featured Air Personality: Randy DeWitt; Karen Carter (News/Traffic) Total Time: 21:19 […]

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Larry Tremaine, Border Blaster 1090 XERB | 1968

Just making a guess here, this was recorded at night. Lots of fading and at times the skywave signal cancels out the ground wave, but otherwise its a decent, albeit cleaned up recording that came in on cassette. Best guess at the […]

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Composite: 800 XEROK Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua | 1974

John Long (WAVZ) was the Programming genius behind this short lived but fantastic Top 40 format, leased from the Mexican government on XEROK. Located just across the Rio Grande, this station was a ‘Superpower’ AM like none other. Actually, the real history […]

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Wolfman Jack, 1090 XERB Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico | April 12, 1970

Contributor Steven Green had this transferred from one of his reels – prized posession, we suspect :). This is an original recording of Wolfman Jack, made in the Spring of 1970. Authentic AM static, Southern California commercials and XERB jingles are all […]

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Chris Anderson, 690 XETRA Tijuana, Mexico | 1984

Contributor Chris Anderson sent in this short scope of himself at the legendary “Mighty 690”. Marketed back in the music days to Los Angeles (and San Diego), this super-powered AM station was in the last days of it’s Top 40 format and […]

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