Entercom Buys WILD-FM, Will Simulcast WAAF On 97.7

Dan Strassberg dan.strassberg@att.net
Mon Aug 21 19:15:03 EDT 2006

Who will buy an AM daytimer without pre-sunrise authority in this era of
daylight saving time that begins in March and lasts until November? Maybe
the guy who bought WESX and WJDA. WESX is a fulltimer and WJDA, though a
Class D, has 71W night authority, but neither one is really a Boston signal.
As far as I can tell, the brokered Spanish and Portuguese religion on
WESX/WJDA is never simulcast, suggesting that the new owner has been able to
sell out two stations. But that may be an illusion; the two stations may
carry the same programs at different times.

If someone wanted to spend big $$$ on a daytime AM, WILD could get a
substantial power increase (perhaps even to 50 kW), but it can't escape from
being a daytimer.
Dan Strassberg, dan.strassberg@att.net
eFax 707-215-6367

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Tomm" <nostaticatall@charter.net>
To: "David Tomm" <nostaticatall@charter.net>
Cc: <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>
Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 6:16 PM
Subject: Re: Entercom Buys WILD-FM, Will Simulcast WAAF On 97.7

> Oh, and BTW, he also directed listeners to go to 1090 which will be
> adopting an all gospel format, as he said "for the time being."  I
> guess that means the black talk shows will also come to an end.  By the
> tone of what he was saying, I'm wondering how much longer the AM will
> be owned by Radio One.
> On Aug 21, 2006, at 5:57 PM, David Tomm wrote:
> > The afternoon jock just announced the sale of WILD-FM and that it
> > would be "no more."  He's staying on until 7pm, at which time the
> > urban format will end.  There may be stunting or who knows, maybe
> > they'll just flip the switch to WAAF.  Start rolling tape!  (or record
> > digitally....whatever..)
> >
> > Dave Tomm
> > "Mike Thomas"
> >
> >
> > On Aug 21, 2006, at 3:35 PM, Bill O'Neill wrote:
> >
> >> Bob Nelson wrote:
> >>> Fybush's NERW said the format flip should have been this morning, but
> >>> it's just past noon and still R&B at 97.7, with no sign even of a
> >>> stunt.
> >> How refreshing would that be? No stunting. Just flip and get back to
> >> work...
> >>
> >> Bill O'Neill
> >>
> >

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