[AMRadio] Music from the 40s


Bob Peters rwpeters at swbell.net
Tue Jan 24 18:16:00 EST 2006


Hate to say this here but XM has a great 40's channel as well as a 50's
and 60's...Get it right here on the WW Web  Hi  !!!  I do love it in the
car but in the 50's it was great to listen to all the SW stations on the
good old Gonset Super 6 converter...Were has life gone...

Bob w1PE

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Mark Foltarz
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 4:56 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Music from the 40s

Similarly, there is a small station in Chardon, Ohio with a web feed : 
http://www.wkhr.org/

de KA4JVY

Mark



--- W1EOF <w1eof at hamnutz.com> wrote:

> Todd -
> 
> I know it doesn't sound the same as those 6V6's pushing your speaker,
but
> there are streaming alternatives on the internet. Somebody said that
WABC
> streams although I have not checked out their website. There are also
quite
> a few on live365.com. My favorite though is WMKV in Ohio. Pretty much
24/7
> 40s style music. Lastly there is XM radio which has a channel devoted
to 40s
> music.
> 
> I don't have a good AM broadcast receiver setup in the office at the
moment
> but I will soon. I should be able to get WABC here in RI most nights.
> 
> 73,
> 
> Mark W1EOF
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Todd, KA1KAQ [mailto:ka1kaq at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 9:37 AM
> > To: Discussion of AM Radio
> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] (no subject)
> >
> >
> > 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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