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Re: WODS jingles, songs-in-a-row

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002 10:31:57 -0500 SteveOrdinetz <steveord@bit-net.com>
> At 01:56 AM 1/10/02 -0500, A. Joseph Ross wrote:
> >  WRKO-FM became
> >automated as ARKO part of the time in order to comply with the 
> FCC's
> >separate programming mandate in the mid-1960s.  The success of ARKO 
> is
> >supposed to be what prompted the station owners to flip WNAC to 
> WRKO and
> >top-40 programming.
> Actually, it was the success of KHJ & KFRC that convinced 
> RKO-General to 
> switch their stations to Top 40.  I can't imagine Arko was more than 
> a 
> curiosity for the few teens who had FM radios in 1966.

I often wondered why RKO-General used the WRKO calls in Boston and not in
some larger market such as the major networks did  WABC/KABC, WCBS/KCBS,
WNBC etc....