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Dave & Upchuck gain new affiliate in Tampa

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Dave & Upchuck gain new affiliate in Tampa

Post by MWmetalhead » Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:26 am

Low-rated, flimsy signaled B98.7 - once home to the ill-fated "Bubba 98.7" (Bubba the Love Sponge) - is now Classic Rock as "98.7 The Shark."

https://987theshark.com/stream/WPBBFM/

The playlist is fairly similar to what 106.7 The D played from sign-on through 2016, although the Tampa station's playlist has a somewhat harder edge.

Tampa used to have a station very similar to this one - 102.5 The Bone. That station had good ratings but dumped Classic Rock in favor of FM Hot Talk in 2012 after Cox Radio decided 107.3 should exclusively carry the Classic Rock mantle in the market (Cox owns both 102.5 & 107.3).


MEMO TO 89-EX: FIX YOUR SHITTY SOUNDING AUDIO!! WE CAN HARDLY HEAR THE FRIGGIN' STATION! Thanks in advance.

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Re: Dave & Upchuck gain new affiliate in Tampa

Post by Deleted User 14803 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:20 pm

Dave and Chuck SUCKS! terrible Radio and to think Greater Media replaced Drew and Mike for these Ass Wipes a few years ago what a shame, I hope their ratings will suck in all the markets they’re in.



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Re: Dave & Upchuck gain new affiliate in Tampa

Post by MWmetalhead » Thu May 16, 2019 7:28 pm

98.7 The Shark may go down as one of the top five worst format changes in the country for 2019.

For the second straight Nielsen survey, the station registered a pathetic 1.6 share.

This is "No Rules Rock" all over again. The AC format (B98.7) produced three respectable surveys in a row - the station seemed to be on the verge of a ratings breakthrough - when the morons at Beasley pulled the plug on it.


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Re: Dave & Upchuck gain new affiliate in Tampa

Post by Editorcj » Thu May 16, 2019 9:44 pm

So Beasley will Jump the Shark?



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Re: Dave & Upchuck gain new affiliate in Tampa

Post by rugratsonline » Fri May 17, 2019 10:40 pm

MWmetalhead wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:28 pm
98.7 The Shark may go down as one of the top five worst format changes in the country for 2019.

For the second straight Nielsen survey, the station registered a pathetic 1.6 share.

This is "No Rules Rock" all over again. The AC format (B98.7) produced three respectable surveys in a row - the station seemed to be on the verge of a ratings breakthrough - when the morons at Beasley pulled the plug on it.
It seems that 98.7 in Tampa Bay has always been cursed by its power and tower location -- the last time it seen success was several years back when the rap and hip-hop "Wild" format was at 98.7. Then its then-owners decided it move it to the more-stronger 94.1 (where it continues today), while moving smooth jazz to 98.7, a first in a string of rotating formats at 98.7.



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Re: Dave & Upchuck gain new affiliate in Tampa

Post by borderboy653659200 » Sat May 18, 2019 9:38 am

Dave and Upchuck,Bubba The A**clown,etc. Proves that as in every other aspect of life,radio is getting dumber daily !!!!



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