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Old April 15th 04, 05:15 PM
Peter H.
 
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WKBW / 1510 / Buffalo - Tom Shannon and others. --- Always 1520, except
pre-NARBA when it was 1480. Now WWKB.

WABC / 770 / NYC / Cousin Brucie. --- Now News-Talk, aping KGO's highly
successful format.

WOWO - Ft. Wayne --- Dead, dead, dead ... but still consuming considerable
electrical power.

WLS - Chicago --- Now News-Talk, aping KGO's highly successful format.

CKLW / 800 / Somewhere in Canada - came on when our local 800 left the air.
--- Windsor, Ontario, but actually intended to serve Detroit.

WWVA / 1170 / Wheeling - had to love those pre-profit Stair preachers. ---
Proposed move to the Cleveland area, with a reduction in night power by about
half, and DA-2 instead of DA-N. Will likely require taking 1150 dark to do
this.

Wanna go waaaaayyyyy back?

WCKY / Cincinnati One, Ohio .. Wayne Rainey and the Rainey Family. --- Back at
it as WSAI, with "rock 'n' roll's first generation", and sounding very good.
Contract religion after 12 am EST weekdays, 11 pm Saturdays and 9 pm Sundays,
returning to oldies at 5 am. WCKY call went to co-owned 1360, from which the
WSAI call, and apparently the format came. Night pattern changed to favor
Cincinnati, the station's present COL, and Covington, KY, the station's
original COL (from whence came W-C-KY). Carries lots of ads for businesses and
not-for-profits in the Covington area. Also carries U of KY sports. Essentially
a "tri-state" focus (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana), but with little emphasis on
Indiana.




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