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by Colonel Flagg
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Northern Lower Michigan/Eastern U.P.
Topic: Straits Country 97.7 and WMTE-FM 92,5 are going to be sold.
Replies: 10
Views: 871

Re: Straits Country 97.7 and WMTE-FM 92,5 are going to be sold.

MWmetalhead wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:48 pm
Those prices are unbelievably cheap!!!

I presume no owner-occupied real estate is included in either case.
My moles tell me the WMTE real estate and tower is included. Somewhere around 8 acres. As the old saying goes, the value is in the land.
by Colonel Flagg
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Warren Pierce
Replies: 28
Views: 5786

Re: Warren Pierce

I used to enjoy Dick Purtan's spoofs of Warren Pierce. Those spoofs were quite accurate! Word is, Warren hated them, which makes it even funnier. Warren's popularity was in the 1970's, as WJR's evening host. His show was a mixture of music and conversation. He was still Warren, but for that time sl...
by Colonel Flagg
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Warren Pierce
Replies: 28
Views: 5786

Re: Warren Pierce

As the old joke goes, BMW stands for "Borrow me, Warren!" :rollin
by Colonel Flagg
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: FCC FM auction on April 28, 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: FCC FM auction on April 28, 2020

MWmetalhead wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:05 am
Allotments in or near Houghton, Mt. Pleasant (Lake Isabella), Ludington (Custer), Manistee (Onekama), Menominee (Carney), and Bad Axe (Pigeon) are on the auction block!

https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments ... 1027A2.pdf
There's a sucker born every minute. :rollin
by Colonel Flagg
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Andy Stuart out?
Replies: 61
Views: 3904

Re: Andy Stuart out?

Pretty big news as one of the last radio moguls to reside in Toledo, he ran ClearChannel in it's heyday with Shaffer pissing off Carty and the Blade, afternoon shows on WSPD that pissed off minorities, but it delivered ratings and probably some ad dollars. Then he did stupid stuff like fire Jim Fel...
by Colonel Flagg
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Andy Stuart out?
Replies: 61
Views: 3904

Re: Andy Stuart out?

Well... if this is 100% true then I am not surprised. The Toledo Cluster looks awful, XKR,RQN,and K 100 are fine, but the rest of is an epic mess. 105.5 at a 1 share, 106.5 and 100.7 are not going to be bread winners but my god there pathetic. Clearly, something isn't working here in terms of direc...
by Colonel Flagg
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Fred Heumann out
Replies: 9
Views: 4298

Re: Fred Heumann out

Fred is extremely talented, and deserves better treatment than this. At a minimum, he belongs back in Detroit, or in some other major market. Let the CMU grads cut their teeth in bush-league markets like Lansing.
by Colonel Flagg
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Andy Stuart out?
Replies: 61
Views: 3904

Re: Andy Stuart out?

Well... if this is 100% true then I am not surprised. The Toledo Cluster looks awful, XKR,RQN,and K 100 are fine, but the rest of is an epic mess. 105.5 at a 1 share, 106.5 and 100.7 are not going to be bread winners but my god there pathetic. Clearly, something isn't working here in terms of direc...
by Colonel Flagg
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Engineering & DX'ing
Topic: WWJ signal problems? (+ WJR audio distortion)
Replies: 61
Views: 3399

Re: WWJ signal problems?

There's no STA currently on file for WWJ to operate at reduced power. For a site that's only 20 or so years old, there sure do seem to be a lot of recurring issues there.
by Colonel Flagg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Neighboring States/Ontario
Topic: Toledo Country Station For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 759

Re: Toledo Country Station For Sale

Dudley probably built it to sell it. Just as he has before.
by Colonel Flagg
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: The WLLZ Fix List.
Replies: 41
Views: 5253

Re: The WLLZ Fix List.

Why was the Drew & Mike Show suddenly cut back to Sundays only, and a nearly pre-dawn start time? WTF?
by Colonel Flagg
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 17431

Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2019

When I worked at 'PON, we had a very specific contract that had to be signed to anyone that wanted to purchase time after pattern change. Weekends in the winter were a bitch, since we had ethnic programs that ran past 5:00pm. I used to hear "YOU LEAVE F***ING POWER UP" on a regular basis. WPON shou...
by Colonel Flagg
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WPON WCXI Updates - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 17431

Re: WPON WCXI Updates - 2019

In my opinion, these piece of shit stations will never make it to the air so long as they remain under their current ownership. I've been saying that for over five years straight now! My guess is Mr. Birach is trying to kick the can down the road as far as possible in hopes of finding a buyer. He l...
by Colonel Flagg
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Broadcasting - General
Topic: Lew Dickey UPDATE
Replies: 4
Views: 601

Re: Lew Dickey UPDATE

I would enjoy seeing what MW thinks of Lew's latest caper. Will Lew still be able to close the deal? Will SONG hit 400 bucks a share? Stay tuned. :rollin