WBIX has new positioner

KEVIN GOODWIN w1mex@lycos.com
Sat Dec 11 17:15:26 EST 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Strassberg" <dan.strassberg@att.net>
To: "Boston Radio Interest" <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
Subject: WBIX has new positioner
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 16:21:56 -0500

> Dan,
I heard the TOH ID for WBIX. I do not know the guy's name, but I have heard former WKOX Morning guy and PD Scott Gibbons doing ID's for WBIX as well.
Kevin Goodwin
> Not like the bankrupt station has gone to great expense (or even necessarily
> any expense) to do it, but WBIX has a new "positioner," voiced by a guy who
> I think works for Alex Langer at WSRO. "News-Talk 1060--the NEW WBIX,
> Natick-Boston." Officially, then, Langer has ended WBIX's run as a business
> station. Nevertheless, Clark Howard's personal-finance show and Jim Kramer's
> stock-market show are both still on--including the Kramer rerun at 6:00 PM.
> (Or to be more correct, the shows were still on on Friday; things seem to
> change without warning from one day to the next.) Bruce Williams is no
> longer on in the evenings, although I was mistaken when I called Williams's
> show the dullest program in radio. Whatever is on in its place is even
> duller. And speaking of dull, I guess that Frankie Boyer who does that awful
> "health" show on WROL and WSRO is paying Langer a little extra to have the
> show on the big 1060 signal. Or maybe Langer is throwing in WBIX; Boyer has
> been a good customer of Langer's stations for quite a few years and, as long
> as the transmitter is on, I guess it doesn't cost him anything extra to run
> her program on WBIX. Would be nice if Upton Bell, who I believe leased time
> from Langer when WBIX was WMEX, would come back. The 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM slot
> would be ideal for Bell to pick up where he left off, what, three years ago?
> His program was not half bad; in fact, occasionally, it was pretty decent.
> --
> Dan Strassberg, dan.strassberg@att.net
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