WMEX 50 KW DA days

Doug Drown
Sun May 7 23:35:48 EDT 2006

Were WWKB (nee WKBW) and WGR once co-owned?  Seems I recall that WKBW was
originally a religious station.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna Halper" <>
To: "Dan Strassberg" <>; "Chuck Igo"
<>; <>
Sent: Sunday, May 07, 2006 9:17 PM
Subject: Re: WMEX 50 KW DA days

> At 07:57 PM 5/7/2006 -0400, Dan Strassberg wrote:
> >Sounds like an urban legend for sure. I think the WWKB/WGR array dates
> >to NARBA (March 1941) or possibly even earlier. I doubt whether Bud
> >had even been born when it was designed
> Bud Ballou died suddenly in April of 1976-- there were lots of rumours,
> the only thing the obit said was he died of an aneurysm, as I recall.  He
> was 34.  He has been on two top 40 stations in Syracuse before coming to
> Boston-- I think he came here sometime in mid 1965.

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