Thursday, December 31, 2020

WMYU

WMYU "93.1 The Point" was a Hot Adult Contemporary station in Knoxville, Tennessee.
 

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

WJZP

WJZP is a Jazz station broadcasting from Portland, Maine.  The 31-watt, low-power, community station is now located at 107.9 on the FM dial.
 

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

WEZR

92.7 FM WEZR "Maine's Big Z" was a Hot Adult Contemporary station in Lewiston, Maine.
 

Monday, December 28, 2020

KTKU




KTKU "Taku 105" plays Country music in Juneau, Alaska.

Sunday, December 27, 2020

KIYU


88.1 FM KIYU is a public radio station licensed to Galena, Alaska.  They are also heard on a variety of repeater stations to widen their broadcast area among communities along the Yukon and Koyukuk Rivers.

Saturday, December 26, 2020

CIQC

CIQC "99.7 The River" was an Adult Contemporary station licensed to Campbell River, British Columbia from 2008 until 2014.
 

Friday, December 25, 2020

KXJK

950 AM KXJK has been on the air in Forrest City, Arkansas since 1949.  They are now also heard on a translator station at 106.5 FM.
 

Thursday, December 24, 2020

WIMZ



Stickers and a t-shirt from 103.5 WIMZ in Knoxville, Tennessee.  The Classic Rock station's 100,000-watt signal covers parts of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

WXBN / WZFC

105.5 FM WXBN and 104.9 FM WZFC were simulcast Classic Country stations in Winchester, Virginia.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Radio 2Day


 

Munich, Germany's Radio 2Day launched in September 1985 playing rock hits mixed with funk and soul music.

Google translates the above advertising cards as "Sometimes it is more interesting from behind than from the front, just as on the VHF radio scale, it is better to switch on at the very back" and "Which radio program is really captivating?"

Monday, December 21, 2020

NRJ France







Paris-based NRJ (Nouvelle Radio Jeune -- "New Youth Radio") airs pop hits and EDM music.  I'm not 100% sure these stickers are from the French NRJ.  They could be from any of the more than two dozen countries where NRJ is heard including Germany, Ukraine and Finland.

Sunday, December 20, 2020

CKJD


CKJD launched in the late 1960s from Sarnia, Ontario with a Middle-of-the-Road format.  Their original dial position was 1250 AM but moved to 1110 AM in 1977.  CKJD ceased to be in 1988 after flipping to Country and changing their call letters to CKTY.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

WDFH

The history of WDFH goes back to 1968 when they were an ultra-low power Part 15 station operating legally without a license.  This continued until 1982 when they started to be heard on television as background on the local cable system's bulletin board channels.  Broadcasting at 90.3 FM began in 1995, was interrupted for almost a year in 1997, and then continued until 2013 when they became part of New York Public Radio.  WDFH stood for either (W) Dobbs Ferry High or Wild Dogs From Hell depending on who you talk to.  They were licensed to Ossining, New York.  The 250-watt station is now WQXW and rebroadcasts the Classical music of NYPR's WQXR.
 

Friday, December 18, 2020

WGSA

1310 AM WGSA was licensed to Ephrata, Pennsylvania from 1955 until going off the air permanently some time in the late 80s or early 90s.  This message board thread includes a sizeable entry from a former WGSA employee and Arcane Radio History did a great write-up on the history of this defunct station.
 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

2ZB

Wellington, New Zealand's 2ZB went on the air in 1937 at 980 on the AM dial.  They moved to 1035 AM in 1978 and added a signal at 89.8 FM in 1991.  A couple years later the 1035 AM frequency became an outlet of the nationwide Newstalk ZB network.
 

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Cannes Radio



Cannes Radio broadcasts to the French Riviera area of southern France.  They are heard at 91.5 FM in Cannes and 91.3 FM in Nice.  The top sticker may or may not be related to the current Cannes Radio.  If you know, leave a comment.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

WWMY

"Star 102.9" WWMY was on the air in Raleigh, North Carolina from around 2001 until 2005.  According to Wikipedia, formats during that time included All-80s, Hot AC, Classic Hits and Oldies.  It's unclear what format they were when this sticker was printed or what "IKJ" refers to.  If you know, leave a comment.
 

Monday, December 14, 2020

WPJB

 

105.1 FM WPJB went on the air in Providence, Rhode Island in 1948. They were originally owned by the Providence Journal Bulletin newspaper from which their call letters were derived.  "JB105" was a Top-40 station in the mid-1970s but had switched to Rock in the early 80s.  A station sale spelled the end for WPJB in 1985 but the call letters reappeared in 1990 as an Adult Contemporary outlet now broadcasting at 102.7 FM.  


Sunday, December 13, 2020

WMAC


AM 940 WMAC is a News/Talk station in (W) MACon, Georgia.
 

Saturday, December 12, 2020

WHUR


96.3 FM WHUR is an Urban Adult Contemporary station in Washington DC.  They are owned and operated by Howard University, making them a rare commercial station that is owned by a college or university.  The Washington Post newspaper donated what was then WTOP-FM to the school and they began broadcasting with the WHUR call letters in 1971.  The 16,500-watt station initially carried a Jazz format before switching to Urban AC some time in the 1990s.
 

WDLX / WGHB



AM 930 WDLX and AM 1250 WGHB are simulcast Sports stations in the Greenville/New Bern area of North Carolina.  The "Pirate Radio" branding and color scheme are in reference to East Carolina University's athletics for which they are the flagship station.
 

Friday, December 11, 2020

WANR

1520 AM WANR (W All-News Radio) broadcast to Toledo, Ohio some time in the 1970s.
 

Thursday, December 10, 2020

KSEI


 
930 AM KSEI is a News/Talk station in Pocatello, Idaho.  The 5,000-watt outlet went on the air in 1926.

KPCC

89.3 KPCC is licensed to Pasadena, California and broadcasts to greater Los Angeles via multiple translator and booster stations.  They are owned by (K) Pasadena City College and went on the air in 1957.
 

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

KGRV

A static cling sticker from 700 AM KGRV, a Religious station licensed to Winston, Oregon.