After Dark 5 (April 1995)

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After Dark 5 (April 1995)

Postby Fred Vobbe » Sun 4 Sep 2011 00:45

Being the 10th Anniversary of the DX Audio Service, this was a huge collection of material.

Tape 1 - Side 1 - Receiver review on the Grundig Yachtboy 400 (Media Network), Article from Monitoring Times "Wireless As It Was" (Ken Chatterton), Demonstration how CW gets through QRM (Cheryl Hinson). History of WLBK (Tom Jackson)
Tape 1 - Side 2 - A lesson on the difference between groundwave and skywave (John Bowker). Aircheck of WKEN radio with DX Audio Service member Pat Cassidy on his weather forecasting.

Tape 2 - Side 1 - DXing during May 10, 1994 by Ken Chatterton (read by Fred Vobbe). Receiver review on the Sony SRF-7600G (Jon Marks/Media Network). Review on Sony SRF-42 AM Walkman by Frank Aden Jr (read by Fred Vobbe). Aircheck of KBRW in Barrow Alaska as they interview John Bowker about his hobby. Shortwave sked to North America (Media Network).
Tape 2 - Side 2 - Profile of WOPA-1200 in Chicago by Tony Fitzherbert (read by Fred Vobbe). Tour of Chicago's traffic centers by Marc Marino. Newspaper article from 1941 about the new WABC facility on 880 (Fred Vobbe). "Birdies" in radios (Jon Marks).

Tape 3 - Side 1 - Interview of Jim Snowbarger about how he got into the hobby. Digital radio in Europe (Jon Marks). Interview with John Vodenik of VOA Bethany about the close of the station.
Tape 3 - Side 2 - Interview with John Vodenik of VOA Bethany about the close of the station. (continued).

Tape 4 - Side 1 - Phil Wayne plays some of his favorite airchecks, including: WFWI-FM Fort Wayne, WMEE-FM Fort Wayne, WBNS-FM Columbus OH, WXXL-FM Orlando FL, WQMX-FM (continues to side two)
Tape 4 - Side 2 - WQMX-FM (continues from side one). XL-106.7 Rocks. WNCI-FM Columbus. More WFWI and B-106 in Fort Wayne.

Tape 5 - Side 1 - The Travellog 1230 KHz (John Bowker)
Tape 5 - Side 2 - Interview of jingle writer Pete Petersen from Pepper-Tanner from 1974 (Fred Vobbe). A look at WHND-560 in Monroe MI.

Tape 6 - Side 1 - Jingle sampler from Fred Vobbe's collection.
Tape 6 - Side 2 - (continued) Jingle sampler from Fred Vobbe's collection.

Tape 7 - Side 1 - The Travellog 1240 KHz (John Bowker)
Tape 7 - Side 2 - Article on Harry Cary of Chicago (Ken Onyschuk). Final hour of Clark Weber on WJJD-1160 after 8-years on the station. Sports Networks report by Ken Onyschuk.

Tape 8 - Side 1 - Obit on CJSB's last days on the air (Victor Schmidt). Misc stories (Fred Vobbe)
Tape 8 - Side 2 - Airchecks from Shotgun Tom Kelly from KHJ. WMXV New York. An embarrassing aircheck of Fred Vobbe as "Fred Richards" in 1979. And finally a clip of what Fred said is the best full service station in Ohio.

Tape 9 - Side 1 - Roundtable discussion of editors from the DX Audio Service hosted by WCIT's Ann Nashif with questions from the DX Audio Service members.
Tape 9 - Side 2 - (continued) DX Audio Service hosted by WCIT's Ann Nashif with questions from the DX Audio Service members.

Tape 10 - Side 1 - (continued) DX Audio Service hosted by WCIT's Ann Nashif with questions from the DX Audio Service members. Aircheck of Chris Conner in WBUK 107.5 in Lima. KDKA's jingle package.
Tape 10 - Side 2 - Misc news, including a story about a Texas rancher using pagers to page cows. DXing from New England (Mark Connely). DXing with a flea-market radio (article in DXAS). Radio Roundup (Pete Kemp)

Tape 11 - Side 1 - Long Range DXing. Fred talks with Mark Connely and Bruce Conti.
Tape 11 - Side 2 - (continued) Long Range DXing. Fred talks with Mark Connely and Bruce Conti.

Tape 12 - Side 1 - (continued) Long Range DXing. Fred talks with Mark Connely and Bruce Conti.
Tape 12 - Side 2 - (continued) Long Range DXing. Fred talks with Mark Connely and Bruce Conti. Article on radio from 1992 (Fred Vobbe).

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