Is WBZ AM-TV the only AM combo left in NE

Jim Hall
Mon Nov 17 09:26:55 EST 2008

Come to think of it, I think WTAO was WXHR at the time of the sale (and
WTAO-TV was WXHR-TV). I remember print ads the radio stations used to run
that were kind of cute. I am going to *try* to duplicate the text below
without the benefit of HTML

AM 740               WXHR            FM 96.9
Clear channel                        50,000 watts

Now 740 is admittedly a clear channel, and WXHR-FM did operate with an ERP
of 50,000 watts....but I wonder if they were trying to imply more than that
in the ad? Hehe.

Yes, it was during the Globe ownership that they changed from WTAO to WCAS.
What I found interesting was that for weeks after the purchase of
WTAO/WXHR/WTAO-TV was announced, but before they closed on the sale, the
Globe listed 740/96.9 as WKBG-AM and WKBG-FM in their radio station
frequency table.

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