WBUR's L-O-N-G Station ID

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 03:22:20 EST 2013

This clip from WABC in 1969 has a clear ID    WABC-AM and FM New York


On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 2:51 AM, Garrett Wollman <wollman@bimajority.org>wrote:

> <<On Sun, 24 Feb 2013 02:30:14 -0500, "Paul B. Walker, Jr." <
> walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com> said:
> > "WCOP AM and FM Boston" would be legal, as I understand it.
> > If an AM and FM station with the same exact call letters and same exact
> > city of license are simulcasting, then "WCOP AM and FM Boston" would be
> > legal.
> Not according to 47 CFR 73.1201 it wouldn't.  It may have been back
> when there was a WCOP and a WCOP-FM -- I haven't read the legal ID
> rules from back then recently.  (At that time, there was a separate
> legal ID rule for each service -- the rules common to all broadcast
> services had not yet been consolidated.)
> On the other hand, I doubt that the FCC would initiate an enforcement
> action against a station for doing an improper legal ID these days, so
> long as the station correctly identified their call sign and community
> of license, and the extraneous "other insertions" were kept to a
> minimum.
> -GAWollman

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