WBZ cuts Leveille, Cuddy, Dyett, poss. Desmarais
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
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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,
> From: Bob Nelson <email@example.com>
> To: "Paul B. Walker, Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Dan.Strassberg
> Cc: Boston Radio Interest <email@example.com>
> 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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