Friday, September 30, 2016

CFGP



CFGP went on the air in 1937 at 1200 on the AM dial.  They appeared on four different frequencies throughout the 1940s before settling in at 1050 AM in 1946.  In 1996, CFGP moved to 97.7 and became Hot Adult Contemporary "Sun FM".  They currently carry an Active Rock format.  CFGP is licensed to Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

WLTU

92.1 WLTU plays Country music in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

KXXO


KXXO "Mixx 96" is an Adult Contemporary station licensed to Olympia, Washington.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

KSOK




Stickers and a temporary tattoo from KSOK (KanSas OKlahoma).  1280 AM plays Classic Country and is licensed to Arkansas City, Kansas.  95.9 FM plays current Country and is licensed to Winfield, KS.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Radio Radicale

Radio Radicale emerged in the mid-1970s as the official radio station of Italy's political group Partito Radicale.  The commercial-free station is funded by the party as well as the Italian government in exchange for airing sessions of Parliament.  Despite being an official mouthpiece of the Radical Party, live debates from the Italian Senate and Chamber of Deputies are also broadcast along with party conventions from across the political spectrum.
Radio Radicale is based in Rome.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Radio Brandenburg




Antenne Brandenburg airs pop, oldies and current hit music from Potsdam, Germany.  It is part of Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB), the national broadcaster for the German states of Berlin and Brandenburg.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

WTOS

WTOS has carried a Rock format since the early 1970s.  Licensed to Skowhegan, Maine, Rock 105's 57,000 watts and tower location at the (W) Top Of Sugarloaf Mountain allows it to cover most of southern Maine as well as parts of New Hampshire and Quebec.  "The Mountain of Pure Rock" is now also simulcast on WTUX 101.1 FM and WTQX 96.7 FM.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Radio DePaul

A pair of sunglasses from student-run Radio DePaul in Chicago, Illinois.  The online-only outlet was voted 2010's Best College Station in the Nation from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System.  Radio DePaul Sports streams student-hosted sports talk shows as well as play-by-play of DePaul University Blue Demons basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

WMUA




91.1 FM WMUA broadcasts from the campus of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  The station went on the air in 1948 as a 10-watt carrier current outlet broadcasting at 650 AM.  The move to 91.1 occurred in 1952, making WMUA one of the first non-commercial, college-run stations on FM in New England.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

WJRI

News/Talk 1340 WJRI is licensed to Lenoir, North Carolina.  Programming is now also heard on translator W263CP at 100.5 FM.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

WEQX

102.7 WEQX is an Alternative Rock station licensed to Manchester, Vermont.  They still broadcast from a Victorian house on Elm Street and, despite lucrative offers from corporate radio conglomerates, have remained independently owned since going on the air in November, 1984.  Their tower location on the peak of Mount Equinox provides the station's call letters as well as signal coverage to much of southern Vermont and as far away as Albany, New York and Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Monday, September 19, 2016

WAJR




1440 AM WAJR carries a News/Talk/Sports format in Morgantown, West Virginia.  The call letters stand for (W) Agnes Jane Reeves, the original owner who put the station on the air in December, 1940.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

WMBR






88.1 WMBR (Walker Memorial Basement Radio) is a student-run station at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.  Radio at MIT goes back to the mid-1940s with carrier current station WMIT broadcasting at 800 kHz.  In 1961, an FM signal hit the air with new call letters WTBS (W Technology Broadcasting System).  Through a legal loophole, media tycoon Ted Turner "bought" the WTBS call letters for his own station in Atlanta.  The money was used to upgrade equipment and WMBR was officially launched in 1979.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

KTEA

103.5 KTEA (named after Katy, the original owner's granddaughter) is an Oldies/Classic Hits station licensed to Cambria, California. 

Friday, September 16, 2016

KOSU / KOSN



91.7 KOSU is a public radio station operated by (K) Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK.  The 100,000-watt station airs a mix of NPR and other public radio programming, Talk shows and music from 7pm to 5am provided by The Spy.

KOSU is also heard on 107.5 FM KOSN licesned to Ketchum, OK as well as three other repeater stations.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

KGGO




95 KGGO has been a Rock station in Des Moines, Iowa for over 35 years.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

KGGL

"Eagle 93" KGGL has been a Country station in Missoula, Montana since 1996.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

KARS

KARS was an Oldies outlet licensed to Laramie, Wyoming until 2008 when they flipped to Classic Hits.  The 83,000-watt station now carries a Classic Rock format.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Oregon Public Broadcasting



Some static cling window stickers from Oregon Public Broadcasting based in Portland, OR.  OPB consists of over 20 radio stations and is the primary public radio network for most of the state as well as part of southern Washington.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Rewinds

"Rewind 94.3" WRND is an Adult Hits station in Clarksville, Tennessee and licensed to Oak Grove, Kentucky.
 Classic Hits "Rewind 100.9" WYNZ is licensed to South Portland, Maine.

"Rewind 94.9" WREW existed from 2009 until 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio.