Boston and ABC Radio

A. Joseph Ross
Tue May 18 02:18:45 EDT 2010

On 17 May 2010 at 10:37, Peter Q. George wrote:

> Well in fact, it wasn't GE that installed the original beautiful music
> format on the original WJIB (96.9).  It was Kaiser Broadcasting (with
> co-ownership with The Boston Globe) who began 'JIB in May of 1967. 
> K-FOG/San Francisco was also owned by Kaiser Broadcasting.  Both 'JIB
> and K-FOG used their call-letters to denote an ocean setting with the
> beautiful muisic to match.  96.9 was originally WXHR-FM, owned by
> Harvey Laboratories (along co-owned WXHR/740 and WTAO/WXHR-TV Channel
> 56).  K-FOG was co-owned with KBHK-TV Channel 44, San Francisco.  
Actually, 96.9 was originally WXHR.  It changed to WXHR-FM sometime 
in the late 1960s, when WTAO 740 became WXHR and began simulcasting 
the WXHR classical music programming.

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