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Re: WRKO on a 50kW FM station?!?

I was a producer at WRKO the first year they did the July 4th/Big 68
routine, a few years back. Programming did attempt to pull in some of the
old 'RKO jocks for the week-end broadcast (many of whom are still in Boston
radio), but non-competes made it impossible to do (at least that's what I
was told). The only major problem I had with the whole broadcast was that
it was the same 100 songs or so (I forget exactly how many) from 1968, and
after hearing each one for a 4th and 5th time, it got a bit monotonous...

Chris Adams
Crystal Air Productions
"We Make Radio...Funny"

At 03:51 PM 4/20/00 -0500, Martin J. Waters wrote:
>>Sean Smyth wrote:
>>I know from what Shel wrote he would like to see a major FM station
>>pick this up, but what would be wrong with WRKO doing it?
>>Granted, it isn't FM, but it's still worth considering, especially since
>>they've done it on July 4 in the past.
>        Whadda ya mean suggesting it would be better on FM :) ? Just turn
>the wideband switch on the AM side of your GE Superadio on and you'll be
>all set. It should be on AM, so it sounds like it really sounded (sort of,
>        The first time I heard them do the July 4th thing, the first year
>they did it, I hanging out around the barbecue grille on the Cape and just
>knowing it was blasting out on 680 kHz made it really right. I say, go for
>the full nostalgia treatment, like restoring an old car to the OE specs.