Don Geronimo, 95.5 WPGC-FM Morningside | March 19, 1980

WPGC Morningside.  Well, they say its darkest just before the dawn. Or, in this case, the station was hottest just before the end. The station would eventually become an Urban Contemporary station and shed its longtime Top 40/CHR format as the 80s unfolded. […]

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Composite: WPGC FM & AM Morningside MD (Washington) | May, 1979

Here’s one sure to give you goosebumps! If ever there was a Top 40 station recording that epitomized the best of the AM top 40 era, it is THIS! Here’s a composite featuring all the elements that made radio great. It starts […]

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Beverly Fox, 94.7 WLTT Bethesda/Washington | 1984

Date of Recording: 1984 (Exact Date Unknown) Contributor: Tom Lacko Station: 94.7 WLTT Bethesda MD Featured Air Talent: Beverly Fox Aircheck Entry: 1,395 Comments: Another recording we received many years ago has waited this long to illustrate the longtime Soft AC format […]

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Composite: 95.5 WPGC-FM Morningside | 1980-1981

Date(s) of Recording(s): Various Contributor(s):Matt Seinberg (Big Apple Airchecks); Lee Chambers (WPGC Tribute Site) Station: 95.5 WPGC-FM Morningside MD Featured Jock(s): Don Bishop, Max Wolf & Don Geronimo Aircheck Entry: #1,839 Comments: This Composite is actually four very short airchecks put together […]

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QuickChexx – Don Geronimo (First Show), WPGC AM & FM Morningside | Fall, 1979

Date of Recording (Approximately): Fall, 1979 Contributor(s):Lee Chambers (WPGC Tribute Site); Matt Seinberg (Big Apple Airchecks) Station(s): WPGC (AM) 1580 / WPGC-FM 95.5 Morningside, Maryland Format: Top 40 Featured Jock:Don Geronimo Aircheck Entry: #1,837 Comments: The file name reads “Don Geronimo’s First […]

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QuickChexx: Waylon Richards, 95.5 WPGC-FM Morningside | February, 1979

Date of Recording (Approximately): February, 1979 Station: WPGC-FM 95.5 Morningside, Maryland Format: Top 40 Featured Jock: Waylon Richards Aircheck Entry: #1,836 Comments: Here is a very short recording of WPGC as heard during the night show when the AM was off the […]

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Steve Michaels; Dan Mason, WPGC FM/AM Morningside MD | November 1978 and December 23, 1978

Date(s) of Recording: November, 1978 & December 23, 1978 Station(s): 1580 WPGC & 95.5 WPGC-FM City of License: Morningside MD, serving Metro Washington DC Format: Top 40 Featured Jock(s): Steve Michaels, Dan Mason Contributor(s): Big Apple Airchecks Lee Chambers Aircheck Entry: 1,383 […]

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Bob Duckman (The Duck), 97.1 WASH-FM Washington, DC | 1979

Date of Recording: 1979 (Exact date unknown) Station: 97.1 WASH-FM City of License: Washington, DC Format: Adult Contemporary Featured Jock: Bob Duckman (“The Duck”) Other Personalities: Mike Anders – News Contributor(s): Big Apple Airchecks (BAA) Lee Chambers (The WPGC Tribute Site) Aircheck […]

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Eddy Gallagher, 97.1 WASH-FM Washington DC | Winter, 1979

Courtesy of our largest Contributor (so far), Big Apple Airchecks, here’s something people likely haven’t heard in a very long time. 97.1 WASH-FM has been doing Soft Rock, or, more properly, “Adult Contemporary” for a very long time and we look back […]

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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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Sample: 99.5 WGAY (Silver Spring, MD) Washington DC | July 4, 1997

A crystal clear recording is what we’re treated to on the old Soft Rock station at 99.5 FM. One would think that since 1997 was just yesterday (wasn’t it?) that one of the old WGAY logos would be out there somewhere, but […]

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