Mon Jun 9 00:09:12 EDT 2014
<<On Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:51:31 -0400, A Joseph Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> That's too bad, though not really surprising. When I arrived at UMass
> in 1963, the station was WTTT and was a community station playing MOR
> music. It was my understanding that it was fairly new. The station
> lasted for quite some time with that format and call, but changing
> conditions made that no longer viable. They added an FM station, WRNX,
> but I think that station may no longer be under the same ownership.
WRNX was sold to Clear Channel, and the old AAA format was blown up to
backfill the country format from "Kix" WPKX (97.9 Enfield) when that
station was moved south into the Hartford market (it's now WUCS
Windsor Locks). They never changed the callsign.
Clear Channel paid Citadel (as then was) to change WMAS-FM's community
of license to Enfield to maintain the fiction of "first local service"
to that community.
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