format change for Boston's progressive talk

Sean Smyth
Wed Dec 20 08:14:47 EST 2006

Bob Nelson <> wrote:
> As for when changeovers occur: well I do remember 850 going from WHDH
> to WEEI
> was at some cases there were changes at 4 pm or so
> (when WCLB
> 105.7 became country, IIRC). Noontime was the time for the recent
> swap and it also was the time of day when 96.9 flipped from country
> to
> smooth jazz
> (it later became talk) and 99.5 flipped from smooth jazz to country.

I thought the 850 changeover was about 6 a.m. Hence the infamous
toilet-flushing incident.

WEEI's switch from news to sports took place at 6 a.m., I recall.

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