Steve Bleecker, WJBQ (98 JBQ) Portland, ME | July 1983

Description by Steve Bleecker: Harry Nelson had recently come from KFRC, and I got the call to “get my ass” (his words) to JBQ to do mornings! Almost as soon as I arrived… he left for Fargo, N.D. and JBQ’s FORMER PD, […]

Tagged 1983, 97.9 Portland ME, Harry Nelson, Portland ME, Steve Bleecker
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New England Radio Composite | April 1980

Curator’s Notes: This composite is a collection of various airchecks of stations in the 6 state New England region.  One of the real joys for a radio listener up there is, There are a lot of medium market stations, all within earshot of […]

Tagged 1980, Albany NY, Boston, Composite, Concord NH
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Rocky Robbing on WJBQ Scarborough (Portland) Maine | January 1979

Here’s an FM station that sounded lots like an AM station in the respect that the format could have been heard on AM and nobody would have known the difference. Now, I woulda thought this aircheck would just fly right along, but […]

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Bill Lee, 98 WJBQ Portland, ME | February 24, 1983

So you think the smaller markets sounded quaint? Even in 1983, some of the hottest jocks in radio could be heard in tiny markets… Portland Maine is no exception. WJBQ was a flame-throwin’ Top 40 outlet for many years, and the talent […]

Tagged 1983, Bill Lee, Bill Lenke, Broadway Bill Lee, Portland ME

Harry Nelson on 98 WJBQ Portland | December 6, 1982

Hellooooo, Maine! We’re probably talking to more moose (or is it Meeces?) than people but hey you guys had some great radio too! Harry Nelson. A guy with more frequent flier miles than most flying back and forth…. lets see, programming WRKO, […]

Tagged 1982, Harry Nelson, Portland ME