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Response to Tsiyu (Original post)

Sun Dec 11, 2011, 11:08 AM

39. I sure miss the old days. Now you hear Sean Insanity ever 10 Kcs. on the dial.

Every slot, RW Hate Radio. The only exceptions are "news" stations and the same syndicated sports format.
But then. there's CKLW out of Toronto, comes in strong most nights.

And all the music on FM is programmed from some closet in Redwood City, CA, where they look at the city list and go "Hmmm. Lafayette, Indiana... Axl Rose's home town, and it's Indiana..."
So all you get is "Guns and Roses" and John Mellencamp. I wonder if all Chicago gets is "Smashing Pumpkins"?

Shortwave used to be so much fun, but the world economy has taken care of that. Shit, you can't even get the BBC here in the US any more. Most of what you get here in English now is either Jeebus Junk or "Patriot Radio", which is scary and funny at the same time.

Would love to return to the time when Radio was magic. I got started in this broadcast business because it was magical, pictures and voice through the air. Now its just a marketing tool.

And that doesn't even touch on how the Freepers went ballistic about Obama "taking over" the airwaves during the nationwide EAS test the other month. Seriously, they were expecting black helicopters to drop in their backyards.

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