101.7 The Bull Debuts

101.7 The Bull WBWL WEDX Boston Bobby Bones Country

Previous Format: Dance “Evolution 101.7” WEDX New Format: Country “101.7 The Bull” Date & Time Of Change: June 13, 2014 at 3:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jeff Lehmann

WRKO Flips To Talk

The Big 68 680 WRKO Boston Top 40 Format Change

Previous Format: Top 40 New Format: Talk Date & Time Of Change: September 27, 1981 at 6:00pm More Info: Wikipedia, WRKO.org Aircheck Contributed by Airchexx.com

Hot 96.9 Boston Debuts

Previous Format: News/Talk WTKK (Stunting with multiple micro-formats) New Format: Rhythmic Hot AC “Hot 96.9” Date & Time Of Change: January 8, 2012 at 11:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: NewsTalk 96.9 Signs-Off

NewsTalk 96.9 Signs Off

Previous Format: News/Talk “NewsTalk 96.9” WTKK New Format: Stunting Date & Time Of Change: January 2, 2012 at 10:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: Hot 96.9 Boston Debuts Aircheck Contributed by Jeff Lehmann

WKOX/WXKS Become Rumba 1200

Previous Format: Liberal Talk “AM 1200/1430” 1200 WKOX & 1430 WXKS New Format: Spanish CHR “Rumba 1200″ Date & Time Of Change: December 21, 2006 at 12:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed By Jeff Lehmann

Radio BDC Debuts

Previous Format: N/A New Format: Alternative “Radio BDC” Date & Time Of Change: August 13, 2012 at 12:00pm More Info: NetNewsCheck

Comedy 1200 Debuts

Previous Format: Conservative Talk “Talk 1200” New Format: Comedy “Comedy 1200” Date & Time Of Change: August 13, 2012 at 8:30am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

101.7 The Harbor Debuts

Previous Format: Alternative Rock WFNX New Format: Variety Hits “101.7 The Harbor” WHBA Date & Time Of Change: July 24, 2012 at 4:28pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: WFNX Says Goodbye Aircheck Contributed by Bob Nelson

WFNX Says Goodbye

Previous Format: Alternative Rock WFNX New Format: Variety Hits “101.7 The Harbor” WHBA Date & Time Of Change: July 20, 2012 at 7:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 101.7 The Harbor Debuts Note: This aircheck features the final segment of hosted programming at WFNX. The station would run automated until The Harbor debuted four […]

WODS Becomes Amp Radio 103.3

Previous Format: Classic Hits New Format: CHR “Amp Radio 103.3” Date & Time Of Change: June 28, 2012 at 11:55am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck contributed by Jeff Berlin.

93.7 Mike-FM Becomes WEEI-FM

Previous Format: Variety Hits “93.7 Mike-FM” WMKK New Format: Sports WEEI-FM Date & Time Of Change: September 12, 2011 at 6:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jeff Lehmann

WBCN Signs Off

Previous Format: Rock WBCN New Format: Hot AC “Mix 104.1” WBMX (Moved from 98.5 which became “The Sports Hub” WBZ-FM) Date & Time Of Change: August 12, 2009 at 12:05am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jeff Berlin

99.5 WKLB Becomes Classical WCRB

Previous Format: Country “Country 99.5″ New Format: Classical “99.5 WCRB” Date & Time Of Change: December 1, 2006 at 12pm More Info: Northeast Radio Watch, Wikipedia Related Changes: 102.5 WCRB Becomes Country WKLB

102.5 WCRB Becomes Country WKLB

Previous Format: Classical “102.5 WCRB” New Format: Country “Country 102.5″ Date & Time Of Change: More Info: Northeast Radio Watch, Wikipedia Related Changes: 99.5 WKLB Becomes Classical WCRB

97.7 WILD-FM becomes WAAF Simulcast

Sometimes the biggest moves come out of nowhere. Unexpectedly on August 21, 2006, Radio-One announced the sale of Urban AC “97.7 WILD-FM” to Entercom. By the next day, Entercom had already taken over the operations of the station via an LMA. The signal, which rimshots Boston and it’s southern suburbs was a perfect compliment to […]

1200 WKOX and 1430 WXKS become Air America Boston

The Air America radio network launched in March 2004, and after a slow start, began to pick up many new affiliates by the late summer. Yet Boston, despite being one of the most liberal markets in the country, did not yet have an affiliate. From the launch of the network, much of Air America’s growth […]

98.5 WROR Boston becomes WBMX Mix 98.5

WROR was the FM station to WRKO until RKO General was forced to sell off all it’s radio properties. Before WROR they were first WRKO-FM – ARKO-Matic, the automated top forty station in the 60s. Later, it was Boston’s first Oldies station as WROR. In 1980, they went live AC, with some of Boston’s most […]

WHTT Becomes Q103 WMRQ

Previous Format: CHR “Power 103″ WHTT New Format: Adult Rock “Q103″ WMRQ Date & Time Of Change: July 7, 1986 More Info: BostonRadio.org, Wikipedia

103.3 WEEI-FM becomes Hit Radio WHTT

CBS’ 103.3 WEEI-FM in Boston was in the process of a drawn out evolution from Soft Rock to Top 40 in the early 1980’s. The station had already been using the name “Hit Radio 103″ when CBS sold AM sister 590 WEEI. As part of the sale, per FCC rules at the time, 103.3 had […]