Dan's Aircheck Trading Emporium

New York City Airchecks

(excludes WABC, WCBS-FM, and WNBC)

call letters WO to WZ

 

Call Letters Frequency Date (YYYY/MM/DD) Start Time Disk Jockey and/or format (positioner) Duration (min) Scoping
WOR 710 1935/02/22   Inauguration of WOR's new 50,000 watt transmitter. 170 None
1965/04/11 13:15 Martin Block.  Make-believe Ballroom. 45 None
1965/05/30 13:15 Martin Block.  Make-believe Ballroom. 45 None
1969/08/12   Jean Shepherd 44 None
1995/12/12   Joey Reynolds (first show there)/Talk 93 None
1999/10/--   Tribute to Jean Shepherd (died 10/16/99) 66 None
2001/02/27 15:00 Bob Grant interviews Bruce Morrow 93 None
WOR-FM 98.7 ------ ------ jingles 9 ----------
1963/--/--   Barry Farber interview with Radio Nord's Jack Kotschack 44 None
1966/10/08 11:30 Scott Muni 35 None
12:00 Johnny Michaels 18 None
16:04 Scott Muni 20 None
16:26 Scott Muni with Murray the K. 53 None
18:00 Murray the K (first show) 200 None
1966/10/09 00:00 Rosko 63 None
1967/05/24 17:44 Scott Muni 14 None
18:00 Murray the K 47 None
20:17 Murray the K 41 None
1967/05/26   Scott Muni 32 None
1967/08/-- 23:04 Rosko 78 None
1967/08/15 16:50 Scott Muni 32 None
1968/01/08   Bill Brown 46 Partly
1968/01/22 20:58 Bob Elliott 157 None
1968/05/02 15:00 Tony Taylor 61 None
16:00 Jim O'Brien 17 None
1968/08/08 23:51 J. J. Jordan/Steve Clark 45 None
1968/10/-- 10:03 Steve Clark 29 None
1969/--/--   History of Rock and Roll special. 2382 (39 hours, 42 minutes None
1969/03/16 01:28 Johnny Donovan 78 None
1969/04/02 11:28 Sebastian Stone 31 None
1969/05/30 12:00 All Time Top 300.  #300 to #196 are heard. 251 None
1969/09/04 06:05 Bill Brown 62 None
1969/10/17 16:24 Al Brady 52 None
1969/11/22 19:00 Steve Clark 31 None
1969/12/31 12:40 Tommy Edwards, Sean Casey.  Top 99 of the 1960s. 282 None
1970/01/23 00:00 Johnny Donovan 119 None
1970/02/05 23:00 Al Brady 30 None
1970/05/18 12:00 Tommy Edwards and Sebastian Stone 169 None
1970/09/12 12:23 Joe McCoy 41 None
1970/11/04 10:04 Sean Casey 98 None
1970/12/31 12:00 Top 100 of 1970. With T. Edwards, S. Casey, W. Love. 344 None
1971/03/10 16:34 Walt Baby Love 30 None
1971/03/29 07:00 Jimmy King 31 None
11:10 Sean Casey 50 None
1971/04/05 20:55 Mark Driscoll 31 None
1971/08/19 23:57 Johnny Donovan 46 None
1971/12/28 12:46 Tommy Edwards 57 None
1972/10/23 08:47 Switch to WXLO-FM.  The "switch" is subtle and occurs during the song "McArthur Park."  The WOR-FM ID is said leading in to the song, and the WXLO-FM ID is said coming out of it. 98 None
WOV 1280 1957/--/--   Doug "Jocko" Henderson 22 None
WPIX-FM 101.9 1971/04/03 20:00 Gus Gossert 60 None
1971/04/11   Gus Gossert 71 None
1971/05/12 18:08 Bob Dayton 32 None
1971/06/04 20:13 Gus Gossert 55 None
1971/06/06 23:06 Gus Gossert 54 None
1971/06/27   coverage of the closing of Fillmore East theater 103 None
1971/07/10 18:00 Gus Gossert 47 Partially
1971/07/17 18:00 Gus Gossert 92 None
1971/07/25 19:00 Gus Gossert 93 None
1971/09/--   Gus Gossert 47 None
1971/10/-- Gus Gossert 20 None
1971/11/09 11:03 Jim Nettleton 59 None
1971/11/21 21:00 Gus Gossert 66 Commercials
1971/12/05 18:30 Gus Gossert 133 Commercials
1971/12/25   Gus Gossert.  Christmas 188 None
1972/02/12 20:53 Gus Gossert 45 None
1972/02/15 18:00 Gus Gossert 364 None
1972/02/19   Gus Gossert 61 None
1972/02/26 19:51 Gus Gossert 93 None
1972/04/24 18:20 Barney Pip 91 None
1972/07/27   Bob Dayton 228 None
1972/09/03   Alison Steele 72 None
1972/09/04   Alison Steele 65 None
1972/09/06   Alison Steele 71 None
1974/10/01 10:03 Dennis Quinn 78 None
1975 or 1976 ------ Yule Log music 47 ------
1977/02/09 21:37 Howard Hoffman 61 None
1977/04/14 05:59 Dr. Jerry (Jerry Carroll) 62 None
1977/04/18 06:57 Dr. Jerry 29 None
1977/05/03 20:11 Mark Simone 45 None
1977/05/27 20:45 Mark Simone 61 None
1977/06/26 13:00 Alex Hayes 61 None
1979/02/19 08:29 Jim Kerr 31 None
1980/07/18 20:00 Bumper Morgan 62 None
1981/02/21 07:54 David Walker 61 None
09:00 David Walker 60 None
1983/11/26 07:58 Susan Berkeley plays love songs. 31 None
1984/07/05 16:24 Mike Wade 36 None
17:00 Lee Hamilton 11 None
1986/03/05 09:11 Dick Summer 73 None
1986/06/06 17:56 CHR 47 None
1987/01/11  13:30 Robin Marshall 79 None
WPLJ-FM 95.5 1971/06/--   John Lennon and Yoko Ono are guest DJs. 96 None
1971/06/08   Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.  Not sure who the interviewer is.  Alex Bennett? 71 None
1972/12/22   Alex Bennett with Jean Shepherd 57 None
1974/09/13   Alex Bennett interviews raconteur Jean Shepherd who, among other things, narrated the now-classic 1983 film "A Christmas Story." 58 News and commercials
1975/08/28 16:42 Pat St. John 43 None
1975/09/18   John Zacherle/AOR 60 None
1977/09/23   Tony Pigg 64 None
1979/09/-- 21:20 Dave Charity.  The Who Music Special. 87 None
1979/11/05   Carol Miller 56 None
1981/09/29   Pat St. John 45 None
1982/06/15 01:47 Bob Morrone 46 None
1983/01/12   Carol Miller 113 None
  Mark Coppola 44 None
1983/06/30   Program director Larry Berger explains move to CHR format. 35 None
1983/07/02   Jimmy Fink 46 None
1983/07/30   Dave Charity 59 None
1985/07/24 16:04 Pat St. John 45 None
1985/11/29 06:21 Jim Kerr Morning Show 46 None
1986/07/05   Willie B. Goode 45 None
1986/10/10 23:20 CHR ("Power 95") 45 None
1987/05/25 12:05 J. J. Kennedy 78 None
1987/07/12   Pat St. John 44 None
1987/11/20 06:44 Jim Kerr 41 None
1989/12/31   Power Mix of the Decade 396 None
1991/06/21 A. J. Hammer ("Mojo Radio") 46 None
1993/11/18 06:09 Scott and Todd 45 None
1993/12/31   Time Machine Weekend 91 None
1996/10/24   Dave Stewart 47 None
WQCD-FM 101.9 1988/08/16   Steve Harris.  Smooth jazz. 45 None
17:06 Jack Spector (of WCBS-FM and others fame).  Smooth jazz. 45 None
1997/01/27 19:57 Jim Kerr & Pat Prescott.  Smooth jazz. 46 None
2004/11/22 11:55 Deborah Rath and Blake Lawrence.  Last 5 minutes of smooth jazz format, becomes "New York Chill" at 12 noon. 73 None
2004/12/15 08:36 Batt Johnson.  "New York Chill." 77 None
WQEW 1560 1992/12/03 07:03 Neil Myers.  Announcement of new pop standards format.  (Some dx). 24 None
1997/03/30  21:24 Rich Conaty/Pop Standards 94 None
1997/05/10  20:00 Rich Conaty/Pop Standards.  Big Band Saturday Night. 149 None
1997/07/04 13:25 Jonathan Schwartz/Pop Standards 47 None
1997/12/08 04:50 John Von Shuston (sp?)/Pop Standards (mild DX) 48 None
1998/05/15 04:40 Chuck Leonard turns the mike over to Jonathan Schwartz after the death of Frank Sinatra is announced. 47 None
1998/05/15 15:00 Jonathan Schwartz.  Day of Frank Sinatra's death. 92 None
1998/10/15 11:50 Lee Arnold 94 None
1998/12/13 09:00 Jonathan Schwartz.  "Sunday Morning" show. 187 None
1998/12/14 08:30 Bob Jones, "The Morning Man." 93 None
1998/12/14 12:40 Lee Arnold 48 None
1998/12/16 02:35 Chuck Leonard 92 None
1998/12/18 00:55 Holly Levis 138 None
1998/12/27   Final six hours of 'QEW's pop standards format before switch to Radio Disney. Includes switch to Disney format.  Recorded at a distance, and quality is only fair. 357 None
WQHT-FM 103.5 1987/04/29   Bill Lee 89 None
1987/06/-- 18:28 Stevens & Grdnic 84 None
1987/06/13   Hot 103 79 None
1987/08/--   Rufus/Al Bandiero 92 None
1987/10/--   Freddie Colon 57 None
1988/02/--   Freddie Colon 61 None
97.1 1988/09/22   Switch to WYNY. Change from 103.5 to 97.1 45 None
1989/05/--   Tim Byrd 46 None
1989/09/16   Mary Thomas 62 None
1991/07/04 14:25 Al Bandiero/CHR ("Hot 97") 93 None
WRCA 660 1958/08/13 00:55 Johnny Andrews.  "All Night in New York" interview show. 24 Partly
WRFM-FM 105.1 1974/03/31 17:41 Larry Young/Beautiful Music 62 None
1986/04/16   Call letter switch to WNSR-FM.  Format switch from beautiful music to soft AC. 46 None
WRKS-FM 98.7 1981/08/--   Barry Mayo 46 None
1982/11/06 21:00 Yvonne Mobley 58 None
1982/12/18 22:02 Jose Gussman with Mickey Garcia 60 None
1988/08/06 16:30 Chuck Leonard 42 None
WRVR-FM-FM 106.7 1977/08/16 20:30 Herschel/Jazz 88 None
1978/09/01 07:50 Batt Johnson/Jazz 45 None
WTFM-FM 103.5 1967/01/27 09:00 John Anthony/MOR 46 None
1979/04/07 11:46 AC format 45 None
1981/05/26 04:59 Dean Anthony (mild DX) 30 None
WTJM-FM 105.1 1998/12/04 18:00 Al Bandiero.  Debut of "Jammin' Oldies" format. 147 None
  Carol Ford.  First hours of "Jammin' Oldies" format. 190 None
1998/12/08   Al Bandiero 120 None
1999/03/02   Al Bandiero 121 None
1999/04/17   Famous Amos 61 None
1999/04/23   Famous Amos 92 None
1999/04/24   Famous Amos 92 None
1999/04/25   Ron O'Brien 92 None
1999/04/27   Al Bandiero 122 None
1999/04/28 06:30 Al Bandiero 92 None
  Famous Amos 91 None
1999/05/15   Ron O'Brien 241 None
1999/05/30   Ron O'Brien 120 None
1999/06/27   Ron O'Brien 60 None
1999/06/29   Famous Amos 91 None
1999/07/05   Famous Amos 121 None
1999/07/11   Famous Amos followed by Ron O'Brien 119 None
1999/09/11   Ron O'Brien 91 None
1999/12/17   Jay Thomas 120 None
  Ron O'Brien 91 None
2000/05/31   Carol Ford (first 40 minutes) followed by "Hollywood." 74 None
  Famous Amos 189 None
2001/02/26   Felix Hernandez 120 None
WWFS-FM 102.7 2008/11/16   Kristen/AC ("Fresh 102.7") 32 None
WWRL 1600 1997/01/01 15:00 Gerry Bledsoe 123 None
WXLO-FM 98.7 1972/12/31 18:32 Walt Baby Love and Danny Martinez.  ("99-X") 146 None
1973/03/-- 19:18 Rick Shaw 19 None
1974/04/01 18:31 Walt Baby Love 36 None
1974/05/17 18:31 Walt Baby Love 44 None
1974/08/-- 16:26 Walt Baby Love 27 None
1974/08/31 21:48 Ron O'Brien 45 None
1974/12/12 11:21 Ron O'Brien 29 None
1974/12/31 17:00 Top 99 of 1974.  Songs 99 through 54 are heard 180 None
20:30 Top 99 of 1974.  Songs 50 through 1 are heard. 193 None
1975/04/-- 11:29 Walt Baby Love 51 None
1975/05/01 18:41 Ron O'Brien 117 None
1975/05/07 19:21 Ron O'Brien 123 None
1975/06/24 18:40 Steve Weed 177 None
1975/12/31 17:30 Dave Thomas, Steve Weed, Jo-Jo.  Top 99 of 1975. 390 None
1976/04/15 19:01 Steve Weed 59 None
1976/09/20 07:30 Jay Thomas 114 None
1977/04/04 07:00 Jay Thomas 14 None
1977/09/18 07:36 Jay Thomas 88 None
1977/10/07 08:04 Jay Thomas (Steve Martin is guest) 75 None
1977/12/07 20:56 Al Bandiero 60 None
1978/02/20 20:56 Al Bandiero 60 None
1978/03/01 19:20 Glen Morgan 45 None
1978/03/09 16:54 Glen Morgan 47 None
1978/03/28 09:00 Jay Thomas (Mel Brooks is guest) 61 None
1978/06/13   Al Bandiero 28 None
1978/09/01 03:30 Ed Berger 40 None
1978/09/15 21:31 Sue O'Neal 86 None
1978/09/17 06:52 Jay Thomas 46 None
1978/09/18 12:50 Dick Sloane 47 None
1978/09/21 09:31 Jay Thomas 47 None
23:12 Sue O'Neal 47 None
1979/02/15 08:00 Jay Thomas 62 None
1979/03/17 22:49 Bobby Messina 44 None
1979/04/13 00:00 Glen Morgan 63 None
14:00 John Larabee 59 None
19:00 Sue O'Neal 122 None
1979/07/06 08:36 Jay Thomas (last show) 92 None
1979/11/21 18:02 John Larabee 57 None
1980/05/12 18:57 Chuck Leonard (restored aircheck) 55 None
1980/05/26 11:19 Glen Morgan 31 None
1980/05/27 11:19 Glen Morgan 31 None
1980/06/06 17:08 Mike Wade 31 None
1981/02/22   Chuck Leonard 29 None
1981/05/--   Chuck Leonard 59 None
WXRK-FM 92.3 1990/03/17   Alison Steele 46 None
1990/04/07   Alison Steele 46 None
1992/09/25   Zacherle 92 None
1993/02/08   The Greaseman 59 None
1993/02/12   The Greaseman 45 None
1993/03/30   The Greaseman 44 None
1993/04/12   The Greaseman 30 None
1993/08/12   The Greaseman 46 None
1993/08/20   The Greaseman 90 None
1994/03/25   The Greaseman 46 None
1995/04/27   Alison Steele 57 None
1995/08/02   The Greaseman 72 None
1995/09/29   Tribute to Alison Steele, who died on 9/27/95 at age 58. 67 None
1995/10/04 18:40 The Greaseman/Classic Rock ("92-3 K-Rock") 93 None
WYNY-FM 97.1 1976/12/31 23:53 Flip from WNWS-FM.  Occurs at 12 midnight. 54 None
1977/08/30 14:52 Mitch Lebby 61 None
1979/03/22 ------ Dick Summer (w/ Bruce Morrow) 48 Scoped
1979/04/13   Dick Summer 47 None
1979/09/03 05:27 Larry Kenny (first show) 61 None
1980/05/25 15:05 Dan Daniel 30 None
1980/07/04   Bruce Morrow (restored aircheck) 12 None
1980/08/05 21:31 Ed Baer 31 None
1980/08/14 07:46 Ed Baer for Dan Daniel 60 None
1980/09/--   Ed Baer 61 None
1980/09/05 21:30 Ed Baer 18 None
1980/10/26 08:39 Ed Baer 13 None
1980/11/27 10:05 Al Bernstein 30 None
1981/08/21 08:01 Bruce Bradley 59 None
1981/12/31 22:30 Final 20 of the Top 97 of All Time countdown plus lead-up to New Year 1982. 91 None
1985/07/07 00:26 Floyd Wright/CHR 45 None
1986/09/01 10:40 CHR 46 None
1987/03/14   Sid Mark.  "Saturdays with Sinatra" 39 None
1987/06/30 23:00 Lisa Taylor.  Switch from AC to Country format occurred at midnight. 116 None
103.5 1988/09/22   Switch to WQHT. Change from 97.1 to 103.5. 46 None
1992/01/01   Del Demontreaux 47 None
1992/12/25   Christmas music.  Country & western. 31 None
1994/08/21   Steve Warren 93 None
1996/02/01 15:58 Dan Daniel 45 None
1996/02/02 09:18 Kat & Dave morning show. 88 None
12:00 Lisa Taylor.  Country Cafe. 46 None
1996/02/2&3 ------ Dan Daniel's last two shows. 64 Scoped
1996/02/08   Don Bleu.  Simulcast with KIOI-FM, San Francisco. 42 None