Happy New Year!
And welcome in to All Things Radio Podcast 233!
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Jeff’s radio news segment gets you caught up on all the major changes since the holidays. He’ll talk about changes at WABC AM in New york City, upcoming changes in Chicago Illinois by Cumulus.
Jeff will also take a look at the Personal People Meter reading for December and wrap up with a discussion of broadcast pioneerrs who have passed away since the last podcast.
Jenny’s Call Letter and format changes feature lots of call letter changes that have happened since the last podcast.
You will also notice that many stations that had been silent are signing on with some type of religious programming.
Walt’s Retro Radio 181 features a 1964 aircheck of WJNO, Palm Beach Florida.
Next an aircheck from 1974 of Larry Lujack-his clunk letter of the day.
And finally, a 1984 aircheck of Dan Ingram’s Top 40 count up.
Bill’s marketscope this week features the new format on 92.3 Nash FM in New Orleans.
We’ll also take a listen to the all new Bluegrass station at 1570 AM WMAK from Lobelville, Tennessee. This is a unique local station.
Jeff’s featured stations segment will have us traveling to Detroit, Michigan and Chicago Illinois.
First, we’ll listen to WDRQ FM (Nash FM) a new country station.
Then we’ll travel to Chicago and listen to the short lived format of WIQI FM.