Monthly Archives: July 2015

Radio Engineer Porn

WLW-AM in Cincinnati is a one-of-a-kind radio station for a lot of reasons. It still dominates the ratings in Cincinnati and its entire programming lineup is live and locally produced. The station was acquired by Jacor in 1992, 4 years … Continue reading

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Bottom fishing

CharlotteNC is the czar of North Carolina radio, looking to take over all of the Confederate territories. The Source In Spartanburg SC is an AM/FM pair owned by the feeble Davidson Media group, which has slowly been unloading a number … Continue reading

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Forget Cecil

People in China are outraged about the village caught killing wolves to make wolf stew. Y

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LPFM pushes back

Operators of Low Power FM stations are pushing back of the rules the NAB/FCC imposed to make it impossible for them to survive, after having been authorized by Congress close to 15 years ago. Since they operate at 100 watts … Continue reading

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Competition is good

The CEO of Emmis Radio has been on a campaign for a long time to get cell phone makers to enable their capability to listen to FM radio stations (the Wifi connection is itself just an FM receiver, so this … Continue reading

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John Landecker gets the Cumulus handshake

You won’t read much about music DJ’s here, as 80+% of the folks who traverse hyperspace and wind up here are looking for Rush Limbaugh and his ilk. John Landecker is one of those names in Chicagoland that generates immediate … Continue reading

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New Pseudo Station – ClarkHoward

With a few exceptions like Rush Limbaugh, free “On Demand” archives is the end for syndicated talk radio, and I’m not protecting radio stations from their fate for choosing to be lazy and stop producing local content. Clark Howard has … Continue reading

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Gordon Chang finally proven right

For a decade, Gordon Chang has been telling anyone who would listen that China’s economic boom was built on fake numbers and nonsensical economic activity like building empty cities that have no reason to exist. The Peking ducks have come … Continue reading

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IPv6 update

Well, just when the Internet ™ was working well, here is the bad news. After a decade of putting off the inevitable, the IPv4 address space is officially exhausted. No more 1.2.3.4 for you! Since moving to the linode server, … Continue reading

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Dr Bill Wattenburg makes a new plan, Stan

Dr Bill was a mainstay on KGO-AM back in the ABC liberal talk days, although his politics are not easy to put in a box. His show is now Your Care America, a medical show hosted by Eric Wattenburg M.D. … Continue reading

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