WEIM call letter change

Doug Drown revdoug1@myfairpoint.net
Sun Oct 31 22:03:45 EDT 2010

I never did understand why WEIM changed its call letters after 71 
years.  I still don't.  Makes no sense. -Doug

Quoting Kevin Vahey <kvahey@gmail.com>:
> WILD may be second in Boston after WBZ for same calls and freq
> Commercial FM WBOS has never changed nor has WHRB. 
> Sent on from my BlackBerry® so typos are because of tiny keys
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Nelson <raccoonradio@gmail.com>
> Sender: boston-radio-interest-bounces@tsornin.BostonRadio.org
> Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 18:44:33
> To: Donna Halper<dlh@donnahalper.com>
> Cc: <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
> Subject: Re: WEIM call letter change
> Wikipedia says that they changed calls in April of 2009 "in
> anticipation" of their
> FM translator which would sign on in March of this year
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WEIM
> (redirects to page about WPKZ)
> On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 5:59 PM, Donna Halper <dlh@donnahalper.com> wrote:
> > I've been really busy with my PhD and writing my 5th book, so if this was
> > discussed already, I apologize.  When did WEIM in Fitchburg change call
> > letters?  They had those calls since they went on the air in 1941.  There
> > are so few heritage calls around these days... WBZ's is one of the few in
> > Massachusetts that never has changed. 
> >

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