Ships' bells on WPLM?

Jeff Lehmann
Tue Feb 8 12:37:54 EST 2005

Yes, WPLM (and WQRC) have been using them for quite a while now. I think
they've been on there since Easy 99.1 started.

Jeff Lehmann
Hanson, MA

>-----Original Message-----
>From: [mailto:boston-
>] On Behalf Of Scott Fybush
>Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 12:28 PM
>Subject: Ships' bells on WPLM?
>I am, admittedly, some nine months behind in listening to airchecks, which
>is why I'm just now listening to a tape of WPLM-FM that I made during my
>Boston visit last May...but:
>The WPLM-FM top-hour ID has the distinctive sound of the ships' bells and
>seagulls once heard on the late WJIB-FM. I remember when Bob was putting
>WJIB(AM) on the air that he explained that 96.9 still held the trademark on
>the bells and seagulls for some period of time after their last use there,
>which is why he never used them.
>Has the WPLM bells-and-gulls been noted by others on the list? And JIBGUY,
>why didn't you jump on 'em first?!?!?
>s (ding...ding...squawk...)

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