Friday, May 17, 2024

Thursday, May 16, 2024


"96 Rock" WWTR was on the air in Bethany Beach, Delaware from 1981 until the early 1990s.  They used the exact same logo as WKLS in Atlanta which had been an Album Rock station since 1974.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024


90.1 FM WRCU is the student-run radio station at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024


1490 AM in South Bend, Indiana became WNDU after being sold to (W) Notre Dame University in 1955.  Formats included Country, CHR/Disco, All-70s and Oldies (twice.)  After a couple more call letter changes in the 1990s and 2000s the 1290 AM frequency went off the air for good in 2009.  WNDU 92.9 FM signed on in 1962 and went Top-40 in 1979 which continues to this day as "U93."  They switched call letters to WNDV in 1998.

Monday, May 13, 2024


107.1 FM WKCB is a Classic Hits station currently branded as "The Killer B".  1340 AM WKCB is part of the Moody Radio network of Religious stations.  Both are licensed to Hindman, Kentucky.

Sunday, May 12, 2024


WFHP "97.5 FM The Presence" was a Catholic/Religious station in Fort Kent, Maine.  The low-power, 3-watt station is now part of the massive Relevent Radio network.


106.3 FM WCDQ plays Country music in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

Friday, May 10, 2024


100.1 FM KVNA airs an Adult Album Alternative format in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Thursday, May 9, 2024


KRMX "92.9 Shooter FM" plays Country music in Waco, Texas.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024


91.1 FM KNLB is a Christian/Religious station licensed to Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  They are the flagship station of the Celebration Radio Network which is simulcast on more than three dozen frequencies heard in parts of Utah, California, New Mexico, Nevada and Arizona.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024


88.1 FM KFCF is a commercial-free, listener supported station in Fresno, California.  Most of their programming is provided by sister station KPFA in Berkeley, California--the flagship station of the Pacifica Network of radio stations.  KFCF went on the air in June 1975.

Monday, May 6, 2024


"96.3 The Blaze" KBAZ is a Mainstream Rock station in Missoula, Montana.  The commercial below is from when they carried an Active Rock format.


CFUL "Fuel 90.3 FM" signed on the air in March 2007 with an Adult Album Alternative format from Calgary, Alberta.  A few months later they shifted to Classic Alternative and soon after increased their power to 100,000-watts.  By the summer of 2009 they flipped to CHR as "Amp Radio" with new call letters CKMP.

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Radio Mi Amigo

The original Radio Mi Amigo was a Belgian/Dutch offshore pirate radio station in operation from 1973 to 1978.  They broadcast aboard the MV Mi Amigo, the longest serving pirate radio ship in history (1958-1980) that was also home to the legendary Radio Caroline.  Today Radio Mi Amigo International is heard via shortwave as well as online.

Saturday, May 4, 2024


RAI (Radio Televisione Italiana) is the national public broadcasting company of Italy.  They are one of the biggest media groups in Europe with programming seen and heard in about a dozen countries in the European Union.  Their first radio broadcast was a speech by Benito Mussolini in 1924 when they were known as Unione Radiofonica Italiana.  The bottom sticker is from RAI Stereo Due, a national radio channel with music and news aimed at teens and young adults.  They were on the air from 1982 to 1991

Friday, May 3, 2024


102.3 FM WUPC "Radio Alerta" was a Spanish Christian station licensed to Arrowhead Village, New Jersey.


"Hot 101.5" WPOI was a CHR station in Tampa, Florida from 2011 to 2023.  The call letters were left over from a previous 80s Hits format known as "The Point."  The frequency is currently home to Urban Adult Contemporary "101.5 The Vibe"

Wednesday, May 1, 2024


89.7 FM WMCU was a Christian Adult Contemporary station in Miami, Florida.  They were on the air from 1970 until 2007 and owned by Trinity International University.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024


96.9 FM WHYR is a low-power, all-volunteer community radio station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  They originally applied for an FCC license in 2000 but didn't go on the air until 2011.  This was partially due to "an unaffiliated entity, who also applied for a permit in 2000 but did not receive one, filed unauthorized documents with the FCC to transfer control of WHYR-LP to them."  Stealing someone's operating license sounds crazy and impossible but it happened.

Monday, April 29, 2024


800 AM WDUX began broadcasting in April 1956 from Waupaca, Wisconsin.  They were a daytime-only station until 1987 when they were granted post-sunset authority.  After the station was sold in 2020 they switched call letters to WPCA.