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George KB2Z Thermionic_Emission at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 24 11:28:56 EST 2006


I thought it was WABeatlesC, with Vic Morrow or Cousin Brucie and you 
only heard the News at 5 to, and 25 past the hour.


At 09:36 AM 1/24/06, you wrote:
>On 1/23/06, ne1s <ne1s at neandertech.com> wrote:
>
> > It was like being caught in a time warp. Some of my fondest childhood
> > memories are of hanging out in my grandfather's cellar in Chatham, NJ
> > building, fixing or otherwise diddling with some radio with WABC cranking
> > the tunes.
>
>I used to enjoy listening to big band music on 830 WCRN out of
>Worcester/Framingham area but they went to an oldies format sometime
>last year. I like oldies too, but it's hard to find 40s type music on
>AM these days so I miss WCRN in that sense. At 50kw, they have a
>potent signal up this way. You might give them a try too.
>
>There was also a station over in NY that played big band music a few
>years ago, but they got bought up by Disney and ended up playing
>children's music and soundtracks from Disney movies. Think it was
>WQEW? Up near the top of the dial.
>
>It's always more enjoyable to hear some old music on AM broadcast
>rather than more talk radio, but to me at least, there's nothing like
>hearing some Glenn Miller or Tommy Dorsey tunes rumbling out of a big
>old speaker with the receiver dials and tubes glowing away.
>
>Thanks for passing this on, Larry - I'll have to fire up that SX-28A
>in the front foyer that you were tuning around with in December - bet
>it'll sound great, WABC always comes in here well. (o:
>
>de Todd/'Boomer'  KA1KAQ
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