AA back in Boston....
Mon Apr 2 20:53:36 EDT 2007
Air America is under new owners, and has a new PD who
is experienced in talk radio and running a network.
It would be interesting to see if they can transform
it into a viable operation.
On another forum, someone was speculating about how
Air America could return to Boston....and that
"something" was better than "nothing".
Here are the scenarios proposed.
WILD - 1090AM WILD has a great daytime signal....but
no night-time signal...
WBIX - 1060AM I can't imagine they are making *any*
money right now...maybe enough to pay the electric
bill. 1060AM has a super daytime signal....and,
well...they have bad night time signal. (But, again,
something is better than nothing.)
WJIB - 740AM Another great daytime signal for 250
watts! And a very small night time signal. I know
Bob Bittner loves the music format....but is having a
hard time with music royalty/licensing issues. This
would solve that. From what I understand, Bob's
politics leans a little (a lot?) to the Left. I would
think this would be a perfect fit. Plus it would
remove some of the man-hours needed to run WJIB as a
music station, allow him to focus on some other
things...and maybe even provide an opportunity to make
a small profit. (After all, if anyone desrves to make
a profit it's Bob!)
If a daytime signal is all thats available, 1090-WILD
would be best...and the politics would fit in with
WJIB is situated in what some call "The People's
Republic of Cambridge"...I would think the format
would be welcome there.
I know Donna had trouble with the night signal of WXKS
Donna, can you get either 740AM or 1060AM at home
Don't pick lemons.
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