Music Till Dawn on WEEI
Tue Feb 26 21:16:10 EST 2008

The WMEX delay system used in the late 60's was a real juryrig. The
show would be taped on a reel to reel and it would take 7 seconds for
the tape to travel between the record and playback heads. If something
went wrong the host would toggle a switch at the studio that would
disengage the play head. However the offending remark was still on the

If somebody forgot to log it the bad words would air if the show was
repeated. Why Mac wanted it this way only he and defacto chief
engineer Arnie Ginsburg knew. A lot of people don't know that Arnie
designed and installed the new studios at 111 Broadway.

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