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by Chris1980
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Robert Liggett passes...
Replies: 18
Views: 446

Re: Robert Liggett passes...

MWmetalhead wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:13 pm
W-Light (later stylized as "W-Lite") was a highly successful station in Grand Rapids when he owned it.
Did 95.7 ever have the WLGH calls? I saw that mentioned in a 1984 Billboard issue and wondered if that was a typo.
by Chris1980
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Robert Liggett passes...
Replies: 18
Views: 446

Re: Robert Liggett passes...

Didn't he also run 96.1 WHNN and the short-lived "Class FM" WCLS in Detroit? He had quite the Adult Contemporary fiefdom in Michigan in the mid-'80s.
by Chris1980
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Douche Bag Repository
Topic: Nomination: lovinlife101
Replies: 53
Views: 2617

Re: Nomination: lovinlife101

stopnswop2 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Cool to hear you are LGBT+ also.
I felt alone on here
I am too. I know there are some posters here who like to try to make us feel unwelcome. Just do you and let the haters screw themselves. I know that's easier said than done sometimes but hopefully this makes you feel less alone.
by Chris1980
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Remembering the Golden Years
Topic: Manistee, MI through the years
Replies: 11
Views: 569

Re: Manistee, MI through the years

organman95 wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:57 am
Chris1980 wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:29 am
B - Escapade
What was Escapade? Almost sounds like a pre-cursor to current 'adult channels'
Apparently, that's exactly what it was, and it shared the channel with Bravo (which had been launched two years earlier). I hadn't heard of it before either.
by Chris1980
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Wild 106.7
Replies: 2
Views: 474

Re: Wild 106.7

The HD3 is still there, or at least it was last night. However, it now uses the name "Power 106.7." Still Real Oldies. With iHeart making a renewed push for Pride Radio in many markets last month, I'm a little surprised that hasn't ended up in Detroit yet. (I suppose that was just for Pride Month/th...
by Chris1980
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Lima's 940 WCIT Drops Sports
Replies: 21
Views: 520

Re: Lima's 940 WCIT Drops Sports

TeddyBear wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:10 pm
WZRC 1067 wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:11 pm
They do now have a fm translator, don't know how powerful it is
100 watts or less, usually.
98.5 W253CM is licensed for the max of 250 watts. From coverage maps, it should easily cover the immediate Lima area.
by Chris1980
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Remembering the Golden Years
Topic: Manistee, MI through the years
Replies: 11
Views: 569

Re: Manistee, MI through the years

I found cable lineups for Ludington and Mason County from 1982 on the Google News Archive. Before WCMW 21 signed on, Ludington and Scottville subscribers received then-WGVC 35 as their PBS signal (both on cable 3). WMVS from Milwaukee was also available in Ludington as a second-tier offering on chan...
by Chris1980
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Fm translators
Replies: 16
Views: 1639

Re: Fm translators

Apparently WJIM 1240 AM is now simulcasting on 106.9 FM (W295BP Haslett). Last I checked, this was one of the trio of Air1 drones in the market (90.9 and 95.9 being the other two). Not sure if this is permanent, a temporary measure until 107.7 gets built, or even due to technical difficulties with ...
by Chris1980
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Fm translators
Replies: 16
Views: 1639

Re: Fm translators

Meanwhile, WITL has added an HD3 with Air1.
by Chris1980
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Fm translators
Replies: 16
Views: 1639

Re: Fm translators

Apparently WJIM 1240 AM is now simulcasting on 106.9 FM (W295BP Haslett). Last I checked, this was one of the trio of Air1 drones in the market (90.9 and 95.9 being the other two). Not sure if this is permanent, a temporary measure until 107.7 gets built, or even due to technical difficulties with t...
by Chris1980
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Fuel FM
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Fuel FM

In case anyone was curious whether the stroke of genius (heavy sarcasm) programming aired on 92.1 FM in Lansing was actually being carried anywhere else, the answer is yes. I got back from a trip to Portsmouth, Ohio, not long ago, and heard Fuel on WKOV 96.7 FM in Wellston (Jackson), Ohio. Their pre...
by Chris1980
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Fort Wayne Gains a new CHR
Replies: 10
Views: 457

Re: Fort Wayne Gains a new CHR

Top 20 according to whom, I wonder? Mediabase? Billboard? Their own research? Either way, looks like a modern version of Hot Hits.

99.5 is fed from WAJI-HD2 and as far as I know had an Alternative format from sign-on.
by Chris1980
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Sarah Sanders is Done
Replies: 39
Views: 1154

Re: Sarah Sanders is Done

Not making fun. Nothing fun about her - or her lying for a constant liar. Stating facts - regarding her everything. Disgusting down to her bones. Permeated with cold-hearted corruption. A glutton for goading, degrading, and trying to gag good reporters. And by so doing - crashing against The First ...
by Chris1980
Thu May 23, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: Early Spring Tropo Reports
Replies: 7
Views: 407

Re: Early Spring Tropo Reports

The FM band was going crazy here in Washtenaw County last night. Many Detroit stations and several locals were getting thrashed by Indiana, Toronto and even Chicago. Here are some highlights, all received with an Eton Grundig III with factory antenna and/or portable Insignia HD receiver. 88.1 WVPE E...
by Chris1980
Wed May 08, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: I've only listened to WOMC for 15 minutes today, yet...
Replies: 47
Views: 2576

Re: I've only listened to WOMC for 15 minutes today, yet...

I actually heard Mary J. Blige's "Family Affair" on WOMC a few days ago. So it's official... WOMC and 105.1 The Bounce have at least one song in common. Are you serious?? I LOVE that song. However.. I don't expect WOMC's target audience to love it. I'm excited to see how much lower they can make th...