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Here’s what’s happening in the world of radio this week.
Westwood One drops its True Oldies format.
Sirius Satellite radio drops the 1940’s channel.
We take a look at what’s happening on the street, and wrap up with more of the Personal People Meter readings.
Jenny has lots of call letter changes out west this week in her call letter and format changes segment.
Walt’s Retro Radio 194 features the first anniversary show of the NBC Monitor from June 1956. As well as a montage of Pams jingles from the same time period.
For the Market Scope this week, Bill gives a review of the PRD-15 AM FM radio from Sangean America.
Bill describes the radio and its main functions. He gives a comparison to the PRD-5.
This week in the featured station segment, Jeff takes a look at AM radio “then and now.”
We start off with an aircheck of KABL AM from sept. 6th, 1960. This station broadcast an easy listening format.
Next, Jeff wraps up the segment by letting us hear how KABL sounds today as an internet only station.