WBZ cuts Leveille, Cuddy, Dyett, poss. Desmarais

Dick Summer dick@dicksummer.com
Thu Jan 1 22:34:59 EST 2009

I came in at the end of this conversation. Did somebody say the WBZ all 
night show is history ? Are you kidding ? Dick Summer

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ari Alpert" <xradioguy@yahoo.com>
To: "Bob Nelson" <raccoonradio@mail.com>; "Paul B. Walker, Jr." 
<walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com>; "Dan.Strassberg" <dan.strassberg@att.net>
Cc: "Boston Radio Interest" <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2009 2:35 PM
Subject: Re: WBZ cuts Leveille, Cuddy, Dyett, poss. Desmarais

> If CBS is looking to cut costs, turning off a 50k transmitter 5 hours per 
> night would probably save a few pennies! This day will live in infamy in 
> my mind and reminds me why I got out of radio long ago during the early 
> 90's recession and rise of bird feed. I still have passion for the medium 
> (aka "Radio Disease" in my household) but no personal outlet other than 
> lurking on this list (which is a pleasure). It's a sad day for Boston and 
> radio that the last truly local and live overnight talk show is gone. 
> Increasingly, it seems commercial AM radio has become a waste of bandwidth 
> most hours and it's a real pity. Are WBZ and WEEI AM the only Boston AM 
> signals with live local content 6AM - 6PM? Are live local overnights in 
> terrestrial radio (any frequency/format) destined a thing of the past?
> Back to lurking mode,
> Ari
> ________________________________
> From: Bob Nelson <raccoonradio@mail.com>
> To: "Paul B. Walker, Jr." <walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com>; Dan.Strassberg 
> <dan.strassberg@att.net>
> Cc: Boston Radio Interest <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 1, 2009 1:58:47 PM
> Subject: Re: WBZ cuts Leveille, Cuddy, Dyett, poss. Desmarais
>>>No way in h*ll CBS would put Stair on WBZ.
> You'd be more likely to hear THIS:
> (just after midnight)
> "WBZ now leaves the air. WBZ is owned by CBS Radio and broadcasts on a 
> frequency of
> 1030 kiloHertz as authorized by the Federal Communications Commission..."
> (Switch off station. sssssssssss!)

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