Albany Radio (was FCC applications...)
Mon Feb 22 10:10:33 EST 2010
Exactly. I was "misremembering" the WPTR-FM ID as the WGNA ID. I lost
interest in country music in the late '90s, so I stopped listening to WGNA
on my trips to the Capital District after that, hence the hazy memory. Sorry
for the confusion.
----- Original Message -----
From: Douglas Broda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I think the possible confusion is that 96.3 was satellite country,
> trying to compete with WGNA, for a couple of years in the 90s.
> Scott Fybush wrote:
> > Dan.Strassberg wrote:
> >> When WGNA was WOKO, it always (AFAIK) IDed as Albany. When (and why)
> >> did the CoL change to Voorheesville? The FM may be licensed to
> >> Voorheesville (I don't know that it is; I'm simply speculating), but
> >> even if the AM and FM were simulcasting, that should not have
> >> resulted in the insertion of Voorheesville into the AM legal.
> > Both 1460 and 107.7 are still licensed to Albany. The "Voorheesville"
> > FM is the fairly recent class A drop-in at 96.3 that's now WAJZ. It
> > signed on as WCDA (a call last seen in Albany on TV, in the channel 41
> > days) and was WPTR-FM for a few years in the late nineties.
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