Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

KGLN

980 AM KGLN is a conservative Talk station licensed to (K) GLeNwood Springs, Colorado. They carried an Oldies format when this sticker was received circa 2000.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

KCCY



"Y96.9" KCCY is a Country station licensed to Pueblo, Colorado.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

KIEV


KIEV went on the air in February, 1933 at 850 AM in Los Angeles, California.  A frequency shift to 870 AM took place in 1941.  Formats over the years include Top-40, Country, Standards and Talk.  In 2001 the station switched call letters to KRLA and currently carries a News/Talk format.  KIEV was licensed to Glendale, CA.

Friday, January 12, 2018

CFIS

93.1 FM CFIS is a 5-watt, community radio station in Prince George, British Columbia.  They play pop hits from the 1950s through the 1990s as well as specialty shows.  "Boomer Radio" went on the air in July, 2007.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

KNIX









102.5 FM KNIX has been a Country station in (K) PhoeNIX, Arizona since 1969.  At one time, the station was owned by legendary country singer Buck Owens.  1580 AM carried the KNIX call letters from 1973 until 1990 and usually simulcast the FM station.





Wednesday, January 10, 2018

WROX



AM 1450 WROX is a Classic R&B station in Clarksdale, Mississippi.  They went on the air in June, 1944.  Three years later in 1947, Early "Soul Man" Wright became the first black radio announcer in Mississippi and continued to broadcast on WROX for the next 52 years.  Ike Turner was a janitor at the station while attending Clarksdale High School.  WROX is one of the few stations that has its own museum which is located at 257 Delta Avenue in Clarksdale and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

KOLY

KOLY AM and FM broadcast from Mobridge, South Dakota.  1300 AM went on the air in 1956 and currently carries a Soft Adult Contemporary format.  99.5 FM followed in 1973 and plays Hot Adult Contemporary music as "Star 99". 

Monday, January 8, 2018

Mystery Sticker - 93X

This 93X sticker shouldn't be that hard to identify...and yet, it is.  Anybody have any idea what station this static window sticker is from? 

Sunday, January 7, 2018

More Coasts

 "Coast 101.3" KSTT - Los Osos, California

 "97.3 The Coast" WFLC - Miami, Florida





 "93.7 The Coast" WKOC - Chesapeake, Virginia

An eyeshade from "Coast 93.1" WMGX - Portland, Maine

Saturday, January 6, 2018

WNNJ




1360 AM WNNJ was an Oldies station licensed to (W) Newton, New Jersey.  They went on the air in 1953 with a full-service MOR/News format.  Adult Contemporary, Top-40 and Standards formats followed before the "Solid Gold" Oldies began in the mid-1980s.  In 2008, WNNJ became WTOC and they currently carry Spanish Christian programming.

WNNJ FM is a Classic Rock station and went on the air in 1962.

The back of the above sticker has an ad for a $5.00 WNNJ t-shirt.  And here it is...


A WNNJ AM/FM staff shirt circa the early 90s when the FM half was branded as "Power 103.7".

Friday, January 5, 2018

KPLU

88.5 KPLU was a Jazz and News station in Tacoma, Washington from 1966 until 2016.  It was established by (K) Pacific Lutheran University located in Parkland, WA.  After learning that Pacific Lutheran was in quiet negotiations with the University of Washington to sell the station and incorporate it into UW's KUOW, a group called Friends of 88.5 managed to raise $7 million dollars to purchase KPLU and nix the deal.  The newly independent station changed call letters to KNKX ("Connects") in August, 2016.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Omulunga Radio / KUDU FM

Omulunga Radio went on the air in Windhoek, Namibia in February, 2002.  Omulunga is an Oshiwambo word for a type of palm tree that grows in low-lying regions of south central Africa.

Sister station KUDU FM was also based in Windhoek and went on the air in 1998.  They are now known as JACC FM and carry an Adult Hits format (just like the dozens of "Jack FMs" in North America.)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Radio NRW








Radio NRW is a content provider and umbrella organization for 45 local radio stations in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  Their first broadcast was in 1990 with what is now Radio
Duisburg.  NRW is based in the city of Oberhausen.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

WTRO

AM 1450 WTRO is a Classic Hits station licensed to Dyersburg, Tennessee.  The back of this sticker has a Dr. Pepper logo on it which isn't surprising since the local Dyersburg Dr. Pepper/Pepsi Bottling Company is the parent company of the owners, Burks Broadcasting.

Monday, January 1, 2018

WNYG


1440 AM originally went on the air in Babylon, New York in 1958 with the call letters WBAB.  They simulcast with their FM sister station before becoming WNYG (W New York Gospel) in 1976.  Formats over the years include Standards, Oldies, Spanish, CHR and Gospel.  For a short time around 2000, WNYG was known as "Student Radio" with a plan to train high school and college students while simultaneously running a commercial station.  As of this posting, WNYG is running a Spanish Religious format as "Radio Cantico Nuevo".

Sunday, December 31, 2017

WKTT

A 1988 decal from Country station "T103.1" WKTT licensed to Cleveland, Wisconsin.

WGHT



1500 AM WGHT was an Oldies station licensed to Pompton Lakes, New Jersey.  They were known for the wide variety in their playlist which featured songs from the 1950s up to about 2000.  Sadly, the live and local daytimer signed off the air for good a little over two weeks ago.