[B-R-I] Re: And the flip has happened...

Laurence Glavin lglavin@mail.com
Sat Dec 2 16:04:44 EST 2006

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Kaimbridge M. GoldChild" 
>To: Boston-Radio-Interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org
>Subject: [B-R-I] Re: And the flip has happened...
>Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2006 20:40:08 +0000

>Our esteemed legal counselor for the electromagnetic arts
>and sciences advised,

> Apparently the call-letter change was approved in time by
> the FCC.
> No whispering of the other call letters. WKLB gave a last
> "WKLB-FM Lowell Boston" ID a few minutes before the flip.
> WCRB gave a "WCRB Lowell Boston" ID shortly after the flip.
> Neither WCRB nor WKLB gave a legal ID on 102.5 around noon,
> before or after the flip.

>Well, I queried their FCC files sometime in midday and, clicking 
>their "Call Sign Changes", both had officially changed as of 
>Like good, attentive doobies, 99.5 gave a proper "WCRB 
>Lowell-Boston" TOH-ID throughout the remainder of the day.
>However, 102.5 gave a fast "WCRB-Waltham-Boston" thoughout the 
>afternoon and evening!!! Just for Igo, Harder and Berry (what 
>first name do they have in common? P=), I gave the studio a ring 
>after midnight——at their *NEW* toll-free number: 
>888-819-1025——and was told that the new ID was pressed into 
>service as of midnight (which I subsequently confirmed: Now it's a 
>semi-fast "WKLB-FM-Waltham-Boston"!).
>So it seems, yesterday——on-air——there were two WCRBs and no WKLB! P=)

>Wikipedia—Contributor Home Page:

Youre not the only Wikipedia editor on the board;
I corrected the transmitter location for the WKLB entry...
it initially read "BostonMassachusetts"...I
replaced it with "Newton, Massachusetts".


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