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CJOT Ottawa Debuts As “99.7 EZ Rock”

Previous Format: None New Format: AC Date & Time Of Change: 5/27/10 6:00pm More Info: RadioInsight.com Story http://formatchange.com/audio/359.mp3

106.1 Bob-FM Debuts

The Classic Hits format known in most places as Jack or Bob had made great inroads in Canada after being developed as a Webcaster on Long Island, NY. It was only a matter of time until someone took a chance on the format in the United States. One of the first was WPYA in the Hampton Roads. Bob was such a success that just 6 months after its debut, it was moved to the stronger 93.7 signal in the market. Aircheck Contributed By Bob Corbin of VARTV.com http://formatchange.com/audio/124.mp3

“U102” KXUU Signs-On as Mainstream CHR

Since the demise of KHHT 107.5 in 1997, Denver had been without a true CHR. As the popularity of the format began to grow, the demand for such a station to return to Denver began to grow. Meanwhile, KRKI in Estes Park had been granted a construction permit to upgrade its facilities and begin serving the Denver/Boulder market as a rimshot station. “102.1 K-Rocky” signed off in January of 2000. What followed in the next eight months was a waiting game. The station was often dark, but could sometimes be heard playing a test tape mixed with rock, alternative and country. Finally, on August 24th, 102.1 stopped stunting and signed on with a Top 40/Mainstream format as KXUU “U102, Denver’s Hit Music Station.” Interestingly enough, the format only lasted about a week....

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