Survey of the week

We head north of “the dotted line” this week to Vancouver’s “73 CKLG” a Drake formatted station similar to KOL in sound, jingles and “20/20” news offset from typical top-of-the-hour newscasts heard elsewhere.  With C-FUN now out of the teen radio picture, CKLG-AM had the top40 demo to itself at that period of time, and the “Boss Jocks” air team were heavily involved in live remotes, activities & promotions.  Here’s what Vancouver teens were listening to 50 years ago!

Author: Mike Cherry

retired broadcaster: on-air, MD, PD, asst PD, Prod Mgr, IT, station technician/engineer, pioneer Internet webcaster, station installation/maintenance; 12 years in commercial radio, 17 years volunteer in campus/community radio in B.C., Alberta & Wash. Amateur radio operator & "DXer" specializing in AM night-time DX, short-wave DX/listening & remote SDR DXing/listening

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