Fairbanks WKLB/WCLB & WCRB
A. Joseph Ross
Fri Jan 20 16:31:59 EST 2017
As I recall, WHET was still under Charles River Broadcasting ownership
and simulcasted some programming with WCRB (FM). It was the result of
an FCC regulation mandating separate programming on AM-FM combos for a
certain number of hours per day in large markets.
On 1/19/2017 2:26 PM, Eli Polonsky wrote:
> Actually, the first incarnation of 1330 after WCRB (AM) in 1975
> was WHET, Big Band and Standards/Nostalgia music. A couple
> of years later that became a more contemporary Easy Listening
> format, then it became Country station WDLW in the late '70s.
> Around 1990 it became WRCA with a "Show Biz" format including
> comedy, soundtracks, original cast recordings, etc... in C-Quam
> AM stereo! That lasted only a couple of years, then WRCA became
> brokered programming.
> On Wed, 18 Jan 2017, Doug Drown wrote:
>> Originally an AM station at 1330, the FM at 102.5 was added in 1954. The
>> AM station was sold in the mid 1970's and became WDLW (now WRCA).
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