Top 40 competitors
Sat Jun 17 07:38:16 EDT 2006
Growing up in Ashburnham --- 55 miles west of Boston --- I could pick up
WABC all day (quite well, I might add), as well as WPTR most of the time.
(Its signal would fade in and out; there was always some interference.)
WMEX, on the other hand, didn't come in at all. -Doug
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From: "A. Joseph Ross" <email@example.com>
To: "Doug Drown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Boston Radio Interest Board"
Sent: Saturday, June 17, 2006 12:52 AM
Subject: Re: Top 40 competitors
> On 16 Jun 2006 at 17:31, Doug Drown wrote:
> > What about WBZ and WMEX, in the pre-WRKO days? WBZ was always the big
> > Top 40 station in eastern New England when I was growing up, but did
> > 'MEX give it much competition in the Boston metro area? (We never
> > could get 'MEX out near Fitchburg.)
> I had trouble getting WMEX in my section of Bedford. As I recall,
> when I was in law school, I would have WMEX on the car radio as I was
> driving home, and the signal would suddenly fade as I turned off the
> main road to my neighborhood.
> What about WCOP in its days as a top-40 station? While it was the
> station we all listened to in Bedford, I assume it dropped the format
> because wasn't doing well with it.
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