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Music Radio update:
After hearing the news today that Radio Disney is
selling it's remaining stations we still remain hopeful
that AM music radio will continue for years going forward.
Contrary to what the skeptics say AM radio is still
viable if the owners want it to be for listeners young
and old alike.
>>Alabama Radio Audio
News Talk 937/105.3
WUSDFM/WDBT-FM Top Hour ID plus Announcement
(aprox size 2.53 MB)
The news talk format moved back from 105.3 to 93.7, it had been Country but
the format swap would move News Talk to a weaker 105.3 signal just a year or so
before the country format would be killed off completely and 105.3 signal sold
1550 WLOR Sweep 2004
(aprox size 126 KB)
was once a Jammin oldies format serving the Huntsville
area with 50,000 watts daytime and 44 watts night time,
this clip was DXed at night from the Atlanta area. This
station has struggled for several years under the
ownership of Black Crow Media Group who has recently had
paper work filed with the FCC to sell off this station
to a new owner in 2012.
105.7 WZHT Scoped Aircheck 2002
(aprox size 1.53 MB)
>>Florida Radio Audio
Radio1590 WPUL-AM ID Nightly sign off 2000-2002
This is audio of a sweep and the nightly sign off of 1590 WPUL in Daytona
Beach. This was recorded sometime between the year 2000 and 2002.
99.9 Kiss FM
WFKS Sweep xx-xx-99
(aprox size 286 KB)
This is a sweeper from 99.9 Kiss FM from 1999, The station had a Hot AC
format, the stations program director was Bruce Cherry.
The Beat Jamz WBTT Scoped Aircheck xx-xx-01or02
(aprox size 880 KB)
The Wind WNDN-FM/WNDT-FM Sweep xx-xx-00
(aprox size 376 KB)
Launch Announcement x-xx-01 (aprox size 1.64 MB)
This is part of the stunt from 106.9
WKZY, this station had been Standards
as Cozy 106.9 but re-launched as AC "Lite Rock 106.9 in early 2001 the Cozy
format would relocate to a local AM signal 980 WLUS-AM.
106.9 WKZY-FM Launch
Delay Announcement xx-xx-01 (aprox
size 852 KB)
This is the announcement that aired that Thursday
witch was supposed to be the launch day of the new Lite Rock 106.9, reportedly
storm damage would keep them from launching the station on time.
Lite Rock 106.9
Top Hour ID xx-xx-01 (aprox size
Stunt xx-xx-01 (aprox size 884 KB)
was the stunt loop that aired on 100.5 WHHZ in early 2001, the station had been
off the air due to storm damage it received the previous format was Urban AC as
Mix 100.5. This was the second launch for Pamal Broadcasting group with Bruce
Cherry in charge. It launched with a Top 40 format as "Z100" The
station was unable to compete with Kiss 105.3 WYKS. The format was changed to
Alternative rock still keeping the name "Z100" in 2002 shortly before
changing names to "100.5 The Buzz." The Morning show for the Buzz was
Bob and Tom when the format flip happened.
The Beat Jamz WJBT-FM Clip xx-xx-00
(aprox size 1.21 MB)
is a short clip that features the last few seconds of
the Jacksonville Jaguars Super bowl song. This was
recorded in the evening back in fall of 2000.
The Fox WFXJ-AM audio stream unavailable statement 2001
(aprox size 884 KB)
During the turn of the millennium radio stations was in
a fight with congress and judges over royalties for
streaming recorded music over the internet, stemming
from the Napster file-sharing case. Many radio stations
across the US and around the world was ordered to end
streaming unless they paid the big bucks to record labels
and voice over unions. This battle still being fought
today as many stations still have not resumed streaming
over the internet or is doing limited streaming (cutting
off commercials or not streaming some music) and only
streaming local sporting events etc. This was the
recorded message you heard if you went to Jacksonville's
Sports Talk "930 The Fox" streaming audio page
in 2001, it features former morning host David Lamm who
now works for 1010XL.
WDIZ Scoped Aircheck (aprox. size 5mb)
was once a rock powerhouse in Orlando launching the career's of comedy funny man
Larry The Cable Guy as well as other local DJ's who some still work on the air
in the Orlando market. The station had undergone several ownership changes throughout
it's years on the air, but in 1996 the station was sold to Paxon Communications
and flipped format's to Modern AC as "She 100.3" WSHE that same year
it was Paxon's second Modern AC it had launched the first was in Miami as 103.5
flipped to "103.5 The Planet" WPLL around the same time.
100.3 WSHE xx-xx-98 Scoped Aircheck (aprox. size
This is a Scoped aircheck of the short lived Modern AC
format She 100.3. It replaced Rock 100 WDIZ in 1996. The
station was said to revolve around midday/late afternoon
personality Brenda Matthews. Mornings was anchored by Just Plain Mark and Zippy
who in 1997 moved to Radio Disney. Late mornings was
headed up by Catherine Brown who was the stations PD who
later moved to run sister station "Real Radio
104.1" (WTKS) before being fired in late 2012. Dick
Danger handled nights before moving to mornings vacated
by Mark and Zippy. Other DJ's included Pat Largo,
"Shark", Tommy Pickle, Rocky Rhodes, Sue Barre
and Dave Cash.
Rock WKSM-FM Top Hour 12-30-07
(aprox. size 567kb)
Nightly sign off 2000-2002 (aprox. size 3.61mb)
This is the nightly sign off of 88.5 WFCF Flagler Collage Radio around 12AM
Midnight. This was recorded sometime between the year 2000 and 2002.
104.9 WHTF-FM Scoped Aircheck xx-xx-01
(aprox. size 3.61mb)
105.7 WVHT-FM 2001
(aprox. size 755 kb)
Yes at a time Tallahassee did have two radio
stations named 'HOT' but owned by different companies
one was CHR (Hot 104.9 WHTF) and this one was Urban Contemporary
Hot 105.7 was owned by W.W. & Nia, LLC. then Wilson
Broadcasting before selling the station off to a
religious broadcaster, this aircheck is really hard to
hear but is still audible this was DX'ed from Daytona
Beach. This format was short lived only from 1999 to
100.7 WMTX- Commercial Stop-set xx-xx-00
(aprox. size 2.82mb)
"Real Classic Rock" WPHT Sweep xx-xx-00
(aprox. size 319kb)
>>Georgia Radio Audio
Smooth Jazz 101.1 WJZA
Top Hour (aprox size 1.4mb)
Smooth Jazz 101.1 WJZA utilizing AM station 1310 WJZA
(formally WPBC) and FM translator 101.1 W266BW.
Disney WKHX-AM Top Hour xx-xx-96 (aprox size 226 KB)
This station had just signed still with the WKHX calls, it had
been simulcasting Kicks 101.5 before the launch of Radio Disney.
590 Radio Disney
WDWD-AM Top Hour ID 3-4-10
Radio Disney WDWD-AM Scoped Aircheck 1-14-12 (aprox size
Radio WGST 640AM/105.7FM O.J. Simpson Trial Update1995 (aprox size
is a short news clip of "News Radio WGST" from 1995 this short clip
features CBS News Radio daily update on the O. J. Simpson trial. During the
trial WGST split it's simulcast up and aired the trial on 640AM and the regular
news/talk programming continued on 105.7FM. This was recorded just after 6pm during
their 60 at 6 local afternoon news hour with Dennis
WGST, Death of Keith Kalland
(aprox size 3.46 KB)
is the announcement newscast on the passing of Radio/TV
traffic reporter Keith Kalland. Keith never had a loss
for words and delivered his reports with humor and wit
that only Keith could have brought to an otherwise mundane
piece of airtime, he was 51.
WGST Kim "The Kimmer" Peterson First Segment
Pat Tillman's Death 4-22-04 (aprox size
in its heyday 640 WGST was the best you could get as a
local talk radio station. From 1993 to 2000 WGST was
simulcast on 105.7 FM it gave WGST a solid FM signal especially
at night when the AM station would power down to 1000
watts at night barely reaching outside the perimeter.
Tom Hughes anchored the morning drive all news show, and
Kim "The Kimmer" Peterson headed up the most
popular afternoon local talk show. Unfortunately in 2007
in what would be the first on a long chain of firing-bloodbaths
at all Clear Channel stations across the country,
everyone at WGST was fired and replaced with syndicated
talk 24/7. Tom Hughes was replaced with "The Wall Street
Journal This Morning" (a one hour show that
repeated all morning,) Danny Schaffer's mid morning show
was replaced with 700 WLW's Mike McConnell, The Kimmer's
afternoon show was replaced with syndicated money show
Dave Ramsey. Rush Limbaugh would stay in early
afternoons as well as Coast to Coast AM overnights. This
is the first segment of the Kimmer's Show from 2004 the
day after ex NFL player Pat Tillman was killed by friendly
fire in the war on terror.
WGST David Paul Walks off the air live after only 30
seconds 6-12-05 (aprox size
this time WGST was looking for more "LOCAL" on
air talent and was doing live auditions for a new Sunday
evening talk show called "Sunday Night Live with
_____" that would air from 7pm to 9pm on 640 WGST. One of those that auditioned was
Paul who worked throughout the 80s and early 90s at cross-town
750 WSB-AM. Unfortunately this audition didn't go
so well as within 30 seconds into the show you can hear
Mr. Paul get nervous and leave the studio, after he
walked out the station aired the best of "The
Weekend With Mike McConnell."
WGST-AM Braves Sweeps and Top Hour recorded on 96.7 WWVA
2005 (aprox size
is a few sweeps and station ID's I recorded during an
Atlanta braves game back in 2005, I actually recorded
this from 96.7 WWVA. Someone seem to be asleep at the
switch as most of the game accidentally aired on 96.7
before it finally went back to simulcasting Viva 105.7
WGST Tom Hughes farewell 11-21-06 (aprox size
is the farewell from long time news man Tom Hughes on
640 WGST. On November 21, 2006 just two days before
thanksgiving the entire local staff of 640 WGST was
fired. As stated above all local news/talk programming
would be replaced with syndicated talk, basically
running the station on the cheap. There was one last
ditch effort to regain listeners by bringing back some
local talk in morning and afternoon drive before
ditching the news/talk programming altogether in 2012 in
favor of a satellite fed Spanish sports talk network.
Talk 750 WSB-AM Skip Caray Death announcement and TOH 8-4-08 1am (aprox size
This was the announcement made at 1am on August 4th 2008 announcing the death of
long time Atlanta Braves announcer Skip Caray. Skip also worked for a time as
sports director of Atlanta's first talk radio station WRNG "Ring Radio
680" in the mid 70's. This clip also features the top of hour ID, this
would also be the last year News Talk 750 would only be a AM only station as Cox
would later kill of one of their FM station to simulcast its talk programming on
FM at 95.5.
"Real Country" Scoped Aircheck 3-8-13
(aprox size 4.33 MB)
Country 1410 WKKP-FM 3-9-13
(aprox size 4.12 MB)
Classic Hits 3-9-13
(aprox size 4.12 MB)
Bear 92.5 WEKS-FM Tophour 2005
(aprox size 111 KB)
WMDG 10-16-18 Tophour 10-16-18 (aprox
size 400 KB)
This is the top hour of the
new AM 1260 WMDG Atlanta. WMDG had been a news talker on
AM 1270 out of Bartow County before moving into the
vacated spot left by WTJH "We're the joy house" an Urban
Gospel station back in 2010.
92.9 Dave FM WZGC-FM Sign On xx-xx-04
92.9 Dave FM Sign on as a Adult Album Alternative
station the previous format was Classic Rock. Just a year before Z93 for flip
formats the station had added currents to the mix of classic rock the
"Atlanta's Best Rock" slogan.
Dave FM WZGC Scoped Aircheck 12-06-05 (aprox
size 6 MB)
92.9 Dave FM Says Goodbye to
(aprox size 478 KB)
is the Top Hour ID of 92.9 Dave FM with a short tribute to 99x, 99x would move
online and vacate the 99.7 frequency in favor of (Top 40) "Q100"
moving to the stronger signal from 100.5.
Scoped Aircheck 2009
(aprox size 6.89 MB)
Star 94 WSTR
Scoped Aircheck 1997
(aprox size 2.35 MB)
94 WSTR Scoped Aircheck 2-xx-1999
(aprox size 5.95 MB)
94.1 WSTR Scoped Aircheck 2009
(aprox size 5 MB)
Peach 94.9 WPCH Scoped
Aircheck 1999 (aprox
size 6 MB)
is a scoped aircheck from Peach 94.9 Atlanta's Lite Rock station. In late 2002
the station would re-image as "94.9 Lite FM" then would flip formats
to Country as "94.9 The Bull" just days before Christmas in 2006.
95.5 The Beat
Scoped Aircheck 2009 (aprox size
Top Hour ID 10-6-10
The calls had just been changed to accommodate the new simulcast of News
Talk 750 WSB to FM at 95.5.
WSB-AM/WBTS-FM Top Hour 8-16-10
This was recorded the day that Cox Media killed off 95.5 The Beat and became
of Simulcast of News Talk 750 WSB still with the old WBTS calls.
Fox 97 WFOX-FM Sweep
1997 (aprox size 329 KB)
"Need's Your Help to stay on the air" spot from the Spring 2002
(aprox size 1.32 MB)
In what would seem to be a last ditch effort to gain listener and advertising support
of Fox 97.1 a 50's - 70's oldies station then General Manager Mark Richards
recorded this spot to air begging listeners to listen to the station and to tell
their advertisers not to take them for granted by advertising on other stations.
That attempt failed as the station would flip to Urban Hot AC at 97.1 Jamz early
that next year in 2003. (sorry for the crappy audio quality, this was recorded
while I was still in Daytona Beach via the Fox 97.1 audio stream.)
97.1 WFOX-FM Scoped Aircheck 1999
(aprox size 8.76 MB)
is a scoped aircheck of Fox 97 "Atlanta's Good Time
Oldies Station" this clip features morning show
Randy and Spiff into Midday personally Craig Ashwood.
95.5 The Beat.Com
97.1 WSRV-HD-2 Top Hour ID 8-19-10
Recorded just a few days after 95.5 The Beat moved online and HD-2. Update
95.5 The Beat is off the air for good and the 97.1 HD-2 channel has re-launched
as Active Rock "The River's Edge".
96.1 WKLS Scoped Aircheck 2009
96.7 The Buzz WVWA Stunt
Loop xx-xx-2005 (aprox size
This is the stunt loop that aired on 96.7 WWVA as the
buzz would move to the stronger 105.3 frequency. Viva
had moved from 105.3 to 105.7 displacing "Cool
105.7" after the buzz would move to 105.3 Viva
105.7 would began simulcasting on 96.7.
96.7 The Legend
Scoped Aircheck 2009 (aprox size
This is a scoped aircheck of 96.7 The Legend, this short lived classic
country format would only last about 3 years before again resuming it's role as
the southern signal for 105.7. 96.7 has only had 4 stand-a-lone formats, first
as "Wild 96.7" WLDA (Rhythmic CHR) from 1999-2001, "96.7 The
Buzz" (WBZY) 2002-2005, 96.7 Lite FM 2006, 96.7 The Legend from 2007-2010
all other times has been a simulcast of 105.7. since Clear Channel took over the
station in 1999.
Scoped Aircheck 1999
(aprox size 7.76 MB)
99x at 979 W250BC
Scoped Aircheck 2009
(aprox size 5.68 MB)
97.9 W250BC-99.7 WWWQ-HD-3 Top Hour ID xx-xx-11
99x is forced off the air by FCC order 12am 4-12-18
to ongoing issues with Graddick Communications in
Carrolton owners of Great Classics 98.9 WWGA the FCC
ordered Cumulus to cease operations of its translator
W255CJ which had been airing the latest revival of the
99x alternative brand fed by 99.7 HD-2 subchannel.
New Top Hour for Streetz 94.5 4-21-18
Streetz 94.5 has added a new program origin station AM
1420 WWSZ formally brokered WATB looks to be the new
program origin station for the 94.5 W233BF translator
look for WSTR HD-3 to drop the feed soon due to conflict
of interest of Entercom's own urban station V-103.
WSB-FM Natonal EAS test audio at 2pm 11-9-11
Top Hour ID (aprox size 227 KB)
WNNX Scoped Aircheck 2-xx-1999
(aprox size 7.26 MB)
Scoped Aircheck 1999
(aprox size 6.64 MB)
WVEE-FM Natonal EAS Test at 2pm 11-9-11
104.7 WALR Scoped Aircheck 1999
(aprox size 6.64 MB)
consolidation continued throughout the turn of the millennium
a lot of stations was sold off to larger companies 104.7
WALR was one of those stations, it was sold off to a
religious company called Salem communications who still
owns the channel today. The R&B format moved to
Cox's newly acquired 104.1 WJZF which had been Atlanta's
Smooth Jazz station as "Jazz Flavors 104.1 WJZF".
This is an scoped aircheck of Kiss at its old 104.7 home
just a year before it would move to its new home at
The 80's Channel, Top Hour, Promo, Rejoin Music to the MJ Morning Show 1-xx-03
(aprox size 2.03 MB)
This is the Top of hour ID with promo to a Clear
Channel National contest and rejoin music to the MJ Morning Show. The MJ Morning
show was the only live air shift on the station as the entire DJ shifts on 105.3
WMAX was 100% voice tracked (DJ on tape) they never had a live call in number
only a "feedback phone" to comment or to "request" anything.
The air lineup was MJ in the Morning from Tampa's 93.3 WFLZ from 6am to 9am (the
show only aired for the first 3 hours but towards the beginning of 2003 the
shows full 4 hours aired until the end of the stations life in February 2004).
Mid mornings was held by "Rio" she was also VT'd on "Sunny
100.1" in Columbus, early afternoons was "JoJo" from "95.7
Kiss FM" KFMD Denver CO., late afternoons was "Gary Spears" from
"102.7 Kiss FM" KIIS in Los Angeles CA. and nights was Domino from
106.1 Kiss FM in Dallas/Fort Worth TX. (who coincidently was a DJ from Power 99
WAPW in Atlanta in the late 80s early 90s before the change to 99x. The station
also aired the 80's pop rock oriented 4 hour weekly syndicated mix show called
The "12 Inch Saturday Night," hosted by Connie Breeze from MannGroup Radio Services.
Radio 105.3 "Real Music Weekend's" Scoped Aircheck 8-1-04 (aprox
is a Scoped aircheck of Real Radio 105.3's Real Music weekend, modeled after
sister station Real Radio 104.1 WTKS. It was a mixture of 80's Alternative, New
Wave, and New Alternative Rock. As was written above this station was still
playing 80's Oldies after the launch of the station but had switched over to
this Alternative format just a few weeks after.
105.3 WMAX Sign off xx-xx-04
This was Clear Channel's attempt to launch an FM hot talk format in Atlanta after
2 years of all 80's music as The 80's Channel 105.3 WMAX The Max. The FM talk
format only lasted for about 8 months before the launch of Viva 105.3; Spanish
Top 40 later that same year after a 10 hour stunt Viva was born just after 10pm.
The early line up was, Bob and Tom 6am to 10am, Scott Ferrell (Only Local Show)
10am to 3pm, the Schnitt Show 3pm to 6pm, The Kimmer 6pm to 7pm (Live) then best
of Kimmer 7pm to 8pm, Best of Bob and Tom, 8pm to 10pm, and after 10pm was an exact
copy of WGST but with different commercials and imaging, Phil Hendrie 10pm to
1am, Coast To Coast AM 1am to 6am. Then after The Regular Guys was fired from 96
Rock Bob and Tom moved to that station bringing back the original female
targeted morning show The MJ Morning Show that had been on the station when it
was all 1980's Oldies. 96 Rock afternoon guys Dick and Justice did a short one
week stunt from 8pm to 10pm before deciding to go with a full program simulcast
of WGST with local sports show Randy Cross from 7pm to 10pm, Phil at 10pm
and coast at 1am. The weekend music was still the 80's oldies format before
changing to a gold intensive Alternative format with a few currents thrown in.
At first the weekend music was only confined to Saturday nights from 6pm and all
day Sunday to 1am Monday with best of bob and tom Saturday morning a live Saturday
Scott Ferrell show and best of Schnitt before dumping the Saturday talk for more
music on the weekends.
105.3 The Buzz
WBZY Studio Promo 2005 (aprox
size 2.07 MB)
This was promo that was sent to me by the station
back in 2005 that aired around Christmas time, this was a jab at 99x's Christmas
CD that featured Elton John. Special thanks to then Program
Director Chris Williams.
WBZY-FM Stunt (PART 1) 11-23-06 (aprox size
This is part one of the 105.3 Stunt, the buzz would
vacate the frequency moving some elements to 96.1 as
that station would re-launch as "Project 96.1"
days later the station would add a bilingual message
telling listeners that something different was coming.
You can hear that in part 2 of this stunt below.
WBZY-FM Stunt (PART 2) 11-25-06 (aprox size 5 MB)
Over the thanksgiving holiday of 2006 Clear Channel
would combine Classic Rock "96 Rock" (WKLS)
and Alternative "105.3 The Buzz" (WBZY) into
one station on the more powerful 96.1 signal all over
the Atlanta metro. This is part 2 of the stunt that
aired on 105.3 WBZY with repeated messages in several
languages before finally launching a Regional Mexican
format on 105.3 called El-Patron 105.3.
Scoped Aircheck xx-xx-99
(aprox size 5 MB)
is a scoped aircheck of "Hit Country Y106.7" from 1999. The station
would re-launch the following year as "Eagle 106.7" with a gold based
Country format. The station would undergo several ownership changes from ABC
Radio to Citadel to Cumulus, in 2007 the station would flip from country to a
24/7 satellite Oldies format airing Scott Shannon's "True Oldies
Channel" then ditching the satellite feed for local play list with more of
a 70's and 80's based "classic hits" format before flipping to it's
all news format under the Cumulus ownership in 2012.
Oldies 106.7 WYAY-FM Sweep 2008
(aprox size 2.15 MB)
is a listener soundbyte sweep that aired on the station
just after the launch of True Oldies 106.7, this is a
direct from studio recording of the sweep. This station
had been Country as Eagle 106.7 but after a nascar race
in late winter of 2008 the station flipped formats to a satellite
driven oldies format hosted by Scott Shannon who also
had Atlanta ties as he was once program director of 790
WQXI in the late 1970's. The True Oldies Channel did
have one local DJ shift in the afternoons from 4pm to
7pm with rotating DJ's one of those DJ's was the late
'Boomer'. Morning drive was the syndicated Imus in the
Morning program. Towards the end of True Oldies Spiff
Carner from the Randy and Spiff morning show also DJ'ed
afternoons with Fred Brooks. Randy was still working
morning drive at cross town Clear Channel talker 640
WGST before leaving that job to rejoin Spiff for morning
drive on 106.7. The station dropped the True Oldies
Network in favor of a local playlist and DJ's in 2010,
that move would take 106.7 in to a ratings nose dive,
Randy and Spiff where fired after Cumulus bought the
station from Citadel then the station would flip formats
shortly after to a spoken word format as "All News
106.7." One rumor that was spinning around town was
that Cumulus had no intention of keeping the oldies
format on the air and was wanting to launch a all news
station in Atlanta from day one when they was buying out
Citadel. The station has never regained the ratings as
when it was still with the "True Oldies"
Network it as only been hovering at about a 1 share
since its launch of "All News." At its height
True Oldies was in 10th place in overall ratings in
Atlanta with a 3.7 to a 4 share. Click
Here for a copy of the ratings in Atlanta in 2009
and look for WYAY-FM.
Hour ID 4-10-10
WHTA-FM Scoped Aircheck 12-18-10
(aprox size 2.5 MB)
1570 WIGO 3-20-15 (aprox size
Showcasing another current AM music station, this time
right here in Atlanta, Ga. 1570 had been 24/7 gospel but
recently changed to a full service urban station playing
new and classic hip-hop as well as R&B, soul, blues and
gospel along with a few talk shows that cater to the
urban audience. Most of the day is live and local with
live DJ's playing songs and even taking request.
The New Mix 105.7 WMXV-WXVV Top Hour 2001
(aprox size 1.30mb)
Back in the 90's 640 WGST simulcasted on FM at 105.7 out
of Canton, in 2000 Clear Channel decided to drop the FM
simulcast and launch a new music station at 105.7 called
Mix 105.7 first as a broad rock based 70's - 00's Hot AC
then to Classic Rock Hits format dropping all currents
like Matchbox Twenty, Hootie and the Blowfish, Fastball
and REM in favor of more Steely Dan, Billy Joel and
Rolling Stones from the 70's and 80's. Even though the
station dropped the WGST simulcast, Mix 105.7 would
continue to air Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell until
his retirement in January 2003 live from 1am to 5am.
shortly after when Cox Media killed off Fox 97 Clear
Channel flipped formats to Oldies as Cool 105.7 in less
than two months. At this time as you will hear in this
clip Mix was also simulcasting on the Southside signal
96.7 WXVV in Peachtree City which had been Rhythmic CHR
as "Wild 96.7" shortly thereafter 96.7 would become
Alternative Rock as "the buzz" in April 2002. Side note
about Mix 105.7, they once aired a AAA show called The
Adventure and at times would even air all day on Sundays
which CBS would launch Dave FM just three years later at
92.9 in 2004.
94.9 WUBL-HD2 Top Hour "The Lake" 11-30-18 (aprox
size 300 KB)
This is the top hour of the new Adult Hits "The
Lake" HD sub-channel which had been a translator feed
for a religious station in north west Georgia but had
been silent for some time. I-Heart is using this channel
as a brand-block to prevent any other company from using
the name on any other Atlanta station.
94.9 WUBL-HD3 Sweep "The Breeze"
size 300 KB)
As with the HD2 channel of 94.9 WUBL I-Heart is
also using this channel to brand-block "The Breeze" name
to prevent any other station from using it.
99x WNNX Jan. 1994 (Thrift Shop Find) (aprox size 2 MB)
This is a rare aircheck of 99x' early days before
the morning x would begin, This tape was found in a box
full of other random cassette's at a local thrift. The
quality isn't the best and the person who was recording
this was obviously more into the music rather than what
was being said by the DJ hence the abrupt cut after the
DJ starts talking but a good bit was left intact and is
continuous. Sean Demery held mornings until Barnes and
Jimmy would join Leslie, and Sean would move to
99x W255CJ Top Hour, as 99x returns
to the air 12-22-18 (aprox
size 500 KB)
As the drama unfolded for a better part of this
past decade between Gradick Communications and Cumulus
Media over allegations of interference between Gradick's
WWGA (98.9) and Cumulus' W255CJ (98.9) translator for
99x. The FCC granted a temporary STA (Special Temporary
Authority) to resume operations with reduced power
output and a larger null towards the west (the direction
of WWGA-FM 98.9 in Carrollton.) As you will hear
the signal is much weaker than before, time will tell
with this weaker and directional null'ed signal will
satisfy Gradick in the long run.
Jamz WFXA-FM Scoped Aircheck xx-xx-03
(aprox size 2 MB)
WZNY-FM Top Hour 12-15-03
(aprox size 535 KB)
is a top hour ID of "Y105" WZNY in Augusta, Ga, this ID is being voice
by Carson Daily of MTV fame, before leaving MTV Carson was also hosted a one
hour countdown show called Carson Daily's Most Requested, counting down the top
10 hits of the day for most Clear Channel stations including "Y105".
92.7 The Fox
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The Zone WIOL-FM/WEAM-AM Top Hour ID 10-17-09
This station was one of the first AM sports
stations to simulcast on FM in Georgia, the previous format's were Hot AC as Mix
95.7 before that it was Classic Rock/Classic Hits 95.7 The River and Urban AC as
1580/95.7 The Zone
WIOL-FM/AM Top Hour ID
The calls has just been changed to accommodate the new simulcast of 1580 The
Zone to FM at 95.7. This station had been Hot AC Mix 95.7.
Lite FM WLTC Scoped Aircheck 2-24-13 (aprox size
Top Hour ID 6-17-11
Great Classic's 98.9
Top Hour ID 11-29-10
This is an ID recorded while 98.9 WWGA was stunting with Christmas music and
would later launch as a Classic Hits station after Christmas 2010.
Classic's 98.9 WWGA Launch 12-27-10 12am
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This is the Launch of Great Classics 98.9, it
stunted with Christmas music before launching, this was
a new station to the area. In it's slogan it said they
play music from the 70's, 80's, and 90's but I have yet
to hear a 90's song on this station. most of the
playlist is very 1970's based with a few 60's and 80's
tunes thrown in.
Great Classic's 98.9
WWGA-FM Top Hour ID 12-27-10
Recorded just 2 hours after its launch at 12AM Midnight on the day after
Christmas, This station had been stunting as all Christmas since November 2010
as a new radio station.
Dublin, Statesboro, Vidalia, Hinesville
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Boomer WBMZ-FM Sweep xx-xx-00 (aprox
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Z-97.7 WMGZ Top Hour
Top Hour ID 8-18-10
FM 92.1 WJGA-FM Top
B-93.7 WMGB-FM Top Hour ID xx-xx-01
This station would soon move to a weaker 95.1 signal just months after the
sale of 107.9 to Radio One and that station would move into Atlanta, the lite
rock format would move from 107.9 (Z-108) to 93.7.
WMGB-FM Death of Rob Ray September 3, 2003
This was the announcement aired on B-95.1 shortly
after the death of evening personality Rob Ray, Rob was also the station's Music
Director. His real name was Rob Brickle but better known to his listeners as Rob Ray, who passed away
after sustaining injuries after a car accident at the very young age of 21 on
Sept 3rd 2003 Labor Day weekend.
Z-93.7 WPEZ-FM Top Hour
B-95.1 WMGB Top Hour ID
Stunt with Announcement of format change and Lex and Terry Move to Q-106 xx-xx-03
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Talk/Alternative Real Radio 96.5 is replaced with Alternative Pop 96.5 The
Buzz. They kept Bubba the Love Sponge in the morning, Lex and Terry move to
nights on sister Classic Rock Station Q-106.
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This is the Top Hour ID from the stunt, they used
the old ID from the Real Radio 96.5 days along with the announcement of the
pending change, they stunted with show tunes music.
WYNF-FM "The Buzz" Sign on 9-7-03 10am (aprox size
This is the sign on of "96.5 The Buzz" from
September 7th, 2003, after dumping the FM Hot Talk format as Real Radio 96.5,
and after a weekend stunt of show tunes on Monday shortly after the Bubba The
Love Sponge show aired (which would stay on as the stations morning show until
the Janet Jackson halftime show fiasco then Clear Channel would fire Bubba in
early 2004 making way for all voice track 24/7 as the rest of the station would
be under the Buzz name.) The station launched a Pop Based Alternative format as
96.5 The Buzz. Lex and Terry also would survive the flip as the show would move
to late nights on sister classic rock station Q106 WQBZ that would only last
about a year before Lex and Terry was dropped from the marked entirely. The
stations former line up under the "Radio Radio 96.5" name was, Bubba the Love Sponge
6am to 10am, The Monsters of the Midday 10am to 3pm, The Phillips Phile 3pm to
7pm, Drew Garabo 7pm to 11pm (Drew would move to overnights with music airing
between the segments as Lex and Terry would take the 7pm to 11pm shift after
cumulus took over US Broadcasting and flip Rock 92.3 to Urban as Blazin 92.3 in
the summer of 2003.) While it was Real Radio 96.5 the station would air a blend
of new and classic mainly 90's based alternative on the overnights and weekends.
The Monsters, Phillips and Drew shows all orientated
from Clear Channel's Real Radio 104.1 WTKS in orlando,
Only Bubba and Lex and Terry where the only non 104.1
WTKS shows that aired on the station.
Peach 96. 5
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WMVV/WMVM-FM Top Hour ID 5-21-10
This trimulcast religious station at 91.7 in Peachtree City has just sign on
the air the weekend this was recorded.
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Country 94.5 WFDR-FM Top Hour ID xx-xx-11
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This was DX'ed back in 2001 from Daytona Beach, Florida the station serves
the Central Maine area from Farmington, Belfast, and just west of Bangor with a
country format. This is my longest FM-DX catch yet to date 1,411.0 miles.
1580 WZKY 09-28-14 (aprox. size
east of Charlotte to the small town of Albemarle to
visit a small radio station playing Cumulus Media's
Oldies Radio satellite feed however it does have a great
jingle package to give the station a unique sound. This
station does transmit in C-quam stereo but this aircheck
was recorded in mono. Thanks to Noah for sending this in
630 WAIZ "63 Big Waiz 9-20-14 (aprox. size
Another neat modern day AM music station. We take a trip
to Hickory just down the way from Winston-Salem and just
north of Charlotte. We find a 'real oldies' station that
focus mainly on the 50's and 60's with old jingles to
match. Thanks again Noah for another great aircheck.
1520 WDSL 12/14 (aprox. size
Another great local
AM music station, The show is The Country Grass show
mainly playing classic country from the 60's and 70's
the host are Jr. and Lisa. Thanks again Noah for
another great aircheck.
1350 WHIP 3-29-14 (aprox. size 7 MB)
Showcasing more great live and local AM music
radio from NC. A Classic Hits/Oldies Station
specializing in 50's - the 70's. Thanks Noah for another
Real Country 550 WAME 8-29-15 (aprox. size
More live and local AM radio (yeah with a FM
translator but we don't care about any stinkin'
translator) with live/local DJ playing Classic Country,
this aircheck recorded just at the end of the summer of
last year. Thanks Noah!
Big Daddy 1500 WSMX 8-23-2014 (aprox. size
Another AM music station in Winston-Salem with
just 140 watts it just covers the area playing music
from the 1950's to the late 70's with live DJ's playing
a broad selection of music from R&B to beach music.
Special thanks to Noah for proving this aircheck!
Hits 1380 WTOB 7-12-14 (aprox. size 7 MB)
This is a neat sounding little station in the Winston-Salem area in North
Carolina it's live and local all day with a neat original jingle package as well
as a lot of energy from the on air staff. Thanks Noah for sending this to us as
our spotlight of current AM music stations continues to grow!
980 WEGO 3-5-16 (aprox. size 7 MB)
Another great aircheck and a survival story to go
along with it. Noah who sent this to us tells us that
the original station WTOB 1380 AM (listed above) had
been sold and the station flipped to a Hispanic format.
However the staff of WTOB wasn't going to just go off
quietly into the sunset. After playing musical chairs
with the brand they finally landed on their new
permanent home at 980 WEGO. Still utilizing the WTOB
brand as you will hear in this aircheck.
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This was DX'ed back in the
summer of 2009 from Peachtree City Georgia. This is the
second longest DX-FM distance. An estimated 1,204.6 miles
from Clovis, NM to Peachtree City, Ga.
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Hot 103.9 WHXT-FM Top Hour
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