Will WMEX go silent forever?
Sun Jul 2 08:00:57 EDT 2017
How's this for Boston radio history..WMEX could be gone with its last show
being a silly gagfest? Remember that WHDH 850 toilet flush?
On Friday June 30 at 6 pm, WMEX 1510 fell silent.The transmitter lease was
apparently not renewed and it sounds like Daly LLC is exiting the Boston
airwaves.There was said to be a new owner waiting but so far no official
word.No word yet of a temporary silent authorization.Will the FCC delete
the frequency and calls eventually? Or will someone step forward and buy a
station with no current transmitter site or agreement...AM radio with a
signal that goes out to sea? Will Salem step up, or maybe iHeart..or who?
The former home of Arnie Ginsburg and Jerry Williams.
Am out of area but some say a NJ station comes in faintly at night.
I don't know if it got through on the air but (on the stream) the last
caller said, "I'm gonna miss you (expletive)." After a second cuss word the
host joked about getting a huge FCC fine but hey who cares, let's go out
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