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Max Wolf - 05/28/82

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Listen To This WPGC Aircheck


Max was hired by Program Director, Steve Kingston in 1981 from WYRE in Annapolis where they had both worked together previously. At various times he did late nights and middays before departing the station in early 1983 for Salt Lake City.

This aircheck was from the last Memorial Day Weekend before the pathetic change in format to Adult Contemporary at Summer's end. Contesting was in full force with the WPGC 'Cash & Gold Sweepstakes'. Winning numbers were read on the air. If a listener's direct mail piece contained that number, they won up to $1,000 in cash or merchandise. A special number (432-9742) was installed to this end. In this case a $500 gift certificate at Herman's Sporting Goods was up for grabs.

All commercials heard on this tape are agency produced. At the time the station was using the positioning statement, 'Washington's Best Music'. Although not heard here, jingles in use were from a TM package in 1981. The station's legendary (((reverb))) was still part of the audio chain but had been trimmed way back, to the point of almost being inaudible.

Special thanks to Dude Walker for providing this tape.


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