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RE: Station ID's (was wxlo uses..)
Well I didn't like it one bit! It was the only hit music within range unless
you could get (on a good day) B97 or Z107 from Bangor. From the kids I met
up there, it's what they had to listen to, not by choice but that's the only
halfway-decent station up there.. ~adam
From: Andy Soule [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2001 7:25 PM
Subject: RE: Station ID's (was wxlo uses..)
You're not supposed to like it. The target audience for that format is a 32
year old woman. When I was PD, we had more
listners than every other station on the dial combined up there. It's not
what it was for sure, but they still do fairly well.
Original message from: "Adam Rivers"
>Having spent some very boring days up in Aroostook Co. with my family this
>summer (hanging around the mall most of the time while my family did OTHER
>things..) I thought WQHR's sattelite network was real stupid... I remember
>one of the stations using "edmundston" in one of their IDs and Q96.1 had
>"Northern Maine and New Brunswick's Hit Music Station" on it. I didnt like
>it, I hate not having local programming.. incredibly boring. I had to
>to Red Sox games up there since we didn't get FOX 25. I listened on WHOU
>they had "WHOU Houlton/Woodstock" as their ID.
>[mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Andy
>Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2001 5:15 PM
>Subject: Station ID's (was wxlo uses..)
>Rod O'Connor said>
>>I believe some of the stations in Northern Maine also slide in Canadian
>>towns in their ID, although I haven't been north of Millinocket in a
>>month of Sundays to hear them..
>They all do. WCXU uses a 20 second ID, that id's WCXU, WCXX, and their
>translator in Fort Kent, each with an American City
>and the Canadian one across the border. WHOU I'm pretty sure works
>Woodstock in somehow.
>The Exception is WQHR. Thier Satellite network only allowed 2.5 seconds
>a station ID, so we only said "Presque Isle" for
>that one, but included lots of Canadian towns and landmarks in the imaging.
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