Globe: Some '07 Sox games on WEEI

John Francini
Tue May 9 16:05:06 EDT 2006

"AM 850".  Another case where station A won't mention station B's  
calls, even though they are co-owned?

Is this merely professional courtesy or some sort of FCC rule?


On 9 May 2006, at 15:50, Bob Nelson wrote:

> On 5/9/06, Dan Strassberg <> wrote:
>> What's special about Friday nights on WRKO? Taste of Boston? I  
>> know that TOB
>> is brokered time but does WRKO REALLY have contractual commitments  
>> with
>> advertisers for Friday nights throughout the 2007 baseball season?
> Good question. Maybe it's just trying to throw a bone to WEEI--to  
> give them SOME
> games once in awhile. Or, yes, it could be some kind of sponsor  
> commitment.
> Most listeners will get used to the switching back and forth between
> stations--and yes,
> while 30 regular season games will be on WEEI, it means a whopping 132
> will be on
> 'RKO). There will be announcements on both stations saying where the
> given game will be
> on the dial, just as how WRKO mentions the Red Sox game will air on
> "AM 850" etc.

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