WCCM 1570/105.3 to syndie oldies

Bob Nelson raccoonradio@gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 11:25:52 EDT 2018

Top of the hour ID says WUBG Methuen, the biggest hits of the 60s and
70s--Big 105.3 (also on 1570 which is much more powerful by day...) The
105.3 is an FM translator in Medford

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Bob Nelson <raccoonradio@gmail.com> wrote:

> WCCM 1570 Methuen (to be WUBG?) was heard simulcasting sister station WMVX
> Salem NH with oldies for a few days but now is apparently running
> syndicated oldies from Westwood One.
> New calls sound like WUBG and a nickname of Big 105.3...their FM
> translator is on 105.3, licensed to Methuen but broadcasting from Medford.
> AM 1570 is 50 kW by day. FM 105.3 pushes NW, N, and NE.
> Heard 105.3 on 128 last night in Reading and Lynnfield but by Peabody it
> started to give way to the Shark from Kittery.
> Wonder if the WCCM calls go back to 800 in Lawrence, currently WNNW? 800
> in Roman numerals is CCM.
> 60s and 70s oldies.On the FM it sounds like one channel isolated but
> bridged onto both.On Beatles Hello Goodbye, one hears violin but not
> Ringo's drums.

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