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Wed Jun 2 02:14:28 EDT 2010
WCOP was the strongest signal in Cambridge as well.
But as a Top 40 they didn't have a north shore signal and they didn't
MEX even in Cambridge had problems with WKBW and WPTR was like a local
at night - yet had problems in downtown Albany
My mother used to call her sister in West Newton to play Jerry
Williams over the phone.
On 6/2/10, A. Joseph Ross <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 1 Jun 2010 at 11:21, Kevin Vahey wrote:
>> When did WCOP move the studio to the Lexington xmtr? I know in 68 they
>> were there and FM was run by a Gates automation system.
> I remember that around 1960-61, they had automated separate classical
> music programming on FM, which they said was originating from their
> transmitter in Lexington. I suspect the AM was originating from
> there, too because at least two of their DJs lived in Bedford. I
> believe Paul Knight was one; I don't remember who the other one was.
> In Bedford the WCOP signal was as strong as WBZ. It was a very
> popular station among local teens, and their DJs were frequently
> hired to do record hops at the high school. The WMEX signal had
> problems in Bedford, especially at night, when it sometimes was
> overwhelmed by WKBW. Once I saw WPTR mentioned in the school
> newspaper as a station that people listened to.
> A. Joseph Ross, J.D. 617.367.0468
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