How long before this happens?
Fri Jul 27 08:42:46 EDT 2012
You are aware, aren't you? that WAZN 1470 carries MOYL 'round the clock on
weekends (although the station recently started selling some of that time)
and 6:00PM to 6:00AM (yes, overnight) Monday thru Friday. A whole bunch of
Arthur Liu's other AMs around the country have similar arrangements. The
feed began a couple of months ago. There were serious audio problems for a
while but those were eventually resolved. Within the past couple of weeks,
however, I've noticed that MOYL is again coming to us over a background of
ac-line related hum. I'm not sure, but MOYL may not be the only feed on WAZN
that is plagued by hum.
Dan Strassberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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From: "Kevin Vahey" <email@example.com>
To: "Boston Radio Group" <boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org>
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2012 3:59 AM
Subject: How long before this happens?
> Back in 1978 when the old 'MOR' format was skewing too old, Al Ham cooked
> up a format called 'Music Of Your Life' and it became very popular. ( In
> Boston it was on WXKS-AM for years )
> Of course now there are many people in their early to mid 60's who no
> longer have their music on the radio.
> Now if you look at what was popular 50 years ago
> or 45 years ago
> Now the mighty 740 in Cambridge is an outlet - but honestly with all the
> AM's out there can't somebody package a MOYL format and then sell it to
> retirement homes just like Ham did for MOR? I think 1510 or 1150 could
> actually do nicely with this.
> I think it is important to note that a lot of boomers preferred singles to
> album cuts - heck the largest selling song in 1969 was from a group that
> didn't even exist (The Archies )
> Keep in mind you would be dealing with a demo that actually knows what the
> AM band is.
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