Al Kennedy

Fri May 14 08:46:09 EDT 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 8:06 PM, Dan.Strassberg <>wrote:

> WMEX was owned and managed by people who pinched pennies until Lincoln
> howled in pain. The station had antiquated equipment and generally
> lousy facilities (and this time, I am not referring just to the
> signal, although that was terrible until the daytime power increase of
> 1972).

Not sure of the exact chronology of WMEX's power increase, but ISTR mentions
of being 50,000W as early as 1969.  I have several music surveys from 1971
that refer to the station as a "50,000 W Hitmaker".

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