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by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Make no mistake about it - the media is rooting for a recession
Replies: 31
Views: 854

Re: Make no mistake about it - the media is rooting for a recession

Sorry, but a recession *is* coming. Might take another 12 to 18 months to officially arrive, but one is around the corner. We are due. We typically see a recession within a decade's time from the prior one. In fact, it is rare to go a complete decade without a recession. A lot of small cap & mid cap...
by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Jay Allen has cancer
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Jay Allen has cancer

Enjoyed listening to Jay Allen during his time at WOOD 1300. Jay Allen left KLQ in the mid 90s to join WOOD Radio as the sports guy on the morning show with Gary Allen. Not quite. He left KLQ around 1993 to co-host mornings with Michelle McCormick at WGRD. He was hired to fill the vacancy that was c...
by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WPON testing again ?
Replies: 17
Views: 560

Re: WPON testing again ?

Agreed.

I think WCXI is back to full power from their licensed Fenton site.

CXI in the daytime can be heard across much of Metro Detroit with a decent car radio.
by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: The WLLZ Fix List.
Replies: 10
Views: 1131

Re: The WLLZ Fix List.

This crappy radio station has played Stone Temple Pilots six (!!!) times since 8 AM this morning.

A classic rock station with so little artist variety is pretty rare. The repetition is on this station is really bad by classic rock standards.

No wonder WCSX is (once again) #1 in Persons 25-54.
by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Northern Lower Michigan/Eastern U.P.
Topic: Ratings are out!
Replies: 23
Views: 1422

Re: Ratings are out!

I noticed Nielsen is moving about 40 to 50 diary markets to "continuous monthly measurement." Is this the same technique that was used in major & large markets in the pre-PPM days?

Grand Rapids and Toledo are two of the markets that will use the new methodology.
by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: WDRV now #1 in Chicago
Replies: 10
Views: 378

Re: WDRV now #1 in Chicago

I sorta enjoy 107.1 Ann Arbor and 94.5 Grand Rapids' take on the AAA format.
by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Catholic radio in Detroit
Replies: 42
Views: 2153

Re: Catholic radio in Detroit

I predict WLQV will be sold. The station airs a handful of obscure national programs on a daily basis + Darrell Wood's afternoon talk show (remember him? He used to host nightly Michigan Lottery drawings), which frankly would fit much better on WDTK, not a "faith talk" station. A syndicated show of ...
by MWmetalhead
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Q106 interference
Replies: 12
Views: 610

Re: Q106 interference

As I stated during the 94.5 MHz interference debacle, engineers employed or engaged by fully licensed stations need to collect & submit complaints of interference to the FCC. The FCC will not act on complaints submitted to the agency directly by consumers! I confirmed the above by attempting to subm...
by MWmetalhead
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Q106 interference
Replies: 12
Views: 610

Re: Q106 interference

Is the 48 dBu contour the cutoff point for valid complaints or is it the 50 dBu?
by MWmetalhead
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Q106 interference
Replies: 12
Views: 610

Re: Q106 interference

Very happy to see Q106 take action on this!!! The station previously had an OK signal in Gaines, Cascade, Caledonia, Bowne, and Lowell Townships, and even portions of Kentwood. Now, it's predominantly 106.1 The Ticket or a mish-mash in those areas. And, yes, the interference easily extends to the Io...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Northern Lower Michigan/Eastern U.P.
Topic: Ratings are out!
Replies: 23
Views: 1422

Re: Ratings are out!

As for 101.9 there is no chance in hell they would ever see any Revenue from a country station. You think sticking with AC that draws no ratings is better?!?! You've gotta be kidding. The fact no one is doing Classic Country in Northern MI (other than the translator in Cheboygan - which seems to be...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: How long before Epstein found unresponsive?
Replies: 21
Views: 873

Re: How long before Epstein found unresponsive?

From a taxpayer perspective, he did us a favor. Normally, i would agree. However, in this instance, it's tough to say. Depends how cooperative (or not) he would've been with further investigation. He was the linchpin of an organized, sick crime ring that likely reached far & wide. Hopefully, the vi...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Black Lives Don't Matter?
Replies: 24
Views: 459

Re: Black Lives Don't Matter?

I think a wise thing to do would be to post this on all of your social media and see how long you live. This is an incredibly misogynistic statement. It certainly supports the rationale of making sure safe and low-cost abortions remain available should a woman elect to choose that option. So, TC Ta...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Northern Lower Michigan/Eastern U.P.
Topic: Ratings are out!
Replies: 23
Views: 1422

Re: Ratings are out!

Not sure I accept the "margin of error is very large" argument. Many stations in the region produce consistent ratings year after year. We'd see much more volatility among the top stations in particular if sampling technique were a major issue. Since adding 95.5, Rock 105/95.5 is consistently betwee...
by MWmetalhead
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Political Potpourri
Topic: Black Lives Don't Matter?
Replies: 24
Views: 459

Re: Black Lives Don't Matter?

Then, tackle the urban education system that is in complete shambles. So, as a conservative, are you willing to make a large monetary investment in urban education? Because that's what would be required to have even a fighting chance of turning around most urban schools. The charter schools in Detr...