Category Archives: Portland

KBFF June 13, 2015

Honestly, I’m surprised at how long this aircheck came out to be since last week’s was so short for its length. I recorded this aircheck to hopefully get the KJR-FM aircheck which will be posted next week, to be posted … Continue reading

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Crossing the country

No, we’re not going to listen to how KJR-FM sounded a year ago as was one of the many prior plans for today, that’ll come in 2 weeks. Today, we’re back in Portland, and starting 4 weeks in the northwest. … Continue reading

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KGON April 7, 2014

Back in the same market virtually and physically again, although this aircheck was recorded from Eugene. Those that read Radio Discussions know that when it comes to discussion of lp fm stations, the example I like to use is KHRB, … Continue reading

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Returning to Portland, both virtually and physically

Interesting that as I was gone from Portland for spring break, I also left that market for this site. Today, we listen to the first aircheck I recorded when I came down here in July for an orientation. The KXJM … Continue reading

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KLTH November 21, 2014

As mentioned last week, 106.7 in Portland relaunched as The Eagle in July of last year, shortly before KJR-FM relaunched as The Jet. As you’ll hear, it sounds largely the same as it did under the Oldies name. So, enjoy, … Continue reading

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Back in Portland again

Yep, as I finish the quarter, we’re back in Portland for the next two weeks, listening to KLTH as it sounded in May of 2013. This is what happens when you set up your equipment to record then leave the … Continue reading

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KFBW July 15, 2014

Finally, I’m virtually and physically in the same market for the first time since early August. As I was telling someone else earlier this week, when an airchecker is left to his own devices a lot can be accomplished, and … Continue reading

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KRSK April 10, 2014

Well, the day after Christmas and I’m still here in Seattle, posting about an aircheck from Portland, where I’m living the rest of the year. This would have actually been the first in-market aircheck on the site had I not … Continue reading

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Where the hell am I, Seattle, Portland or Eugene?

Ok, that I admit was an odd title, but this aircheck puts me in an odd place. I recorded this clip on May 8, 2013 as part of the massive airchecking effort I put forward to gather as many legal … Continue reading

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The country station that was not to be

Yes, we’re still talking about KKCW in Portland. The C and W in the call letters were supposed to stand for country and western, the original planned format for 103.3 fm. However, in 1984 when the station signed on, KUPL, … Continue reading

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