WKLB Axes "Sunday Morning Country Oldies"
Tue Jun 17 20:53:04 EDT 2014
I believe that 105.7 moved from Framingham to the Needham candelabra when
built in the 1970s. Might have been the same time as change from WKOX- FM
to WVBF. Transmitter was not in Framingham when I was there in 1976.
On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, Bob DeMattia <email@example.com> wrote:
> WVBF was certainly transmitting from Framingham in 1985 when
> hurricaneGloria took out one of their newly constructed towers.
> Fairbanks flipped it to country in 1993 as WCLB. They had a great
> opening event at the General Cinemas in Braintree where they showed the
> George Straitmovie "Pure Country". I got to talk to Loren and Wally, who
> were dressed in cowboy garb. But I digress.
> Anyways, I believe it was GM that moved it to Boston. I don't recall an
> intermediatemove to FM128, so I believe there was country music emanating
> from the Framinghamtowers when it all began.
> > Subject: RE: WKLB Axes "Sunday Morning Country Oldies"
> > Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:33:21 -0400
> > > WKLB, the two stations werebattling it out, each getting about half of
> > > the country audience - but that was withtwo class B's (also when 105.7
> > > was still transmitting from Framingham).
> > I'm pretty sure 105.7 was already on the Pru in the early 90s. If not, it
> > would've been on FM128. Did it ever actually transmit from Framingham?
> > Jeff Lehmann
160 Speen St - Suite 303
Framingham, MA. 01701
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