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English, Technology, 4 seasons, 277 episodes, 1 day, 16 hours, 44 minutes
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The coolest show about radio, on the radio. Radio connection life is a podcast where we discuss issues in the world of broadcasting.
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Radio Connection Live for week of May 20, 2024

Another busy Radio Connection Live is ready. First, we bring back our WN case series with stations in Chicago in St. Louis, we also take a look and see what airingSean Hannity on two different stations in the same area sound like, and we even discuss why African-American people called the sports talk shows? Also, we take a look how sunny FM in Orlando is keeping long time afternoon dj’s Legacy alive. No episode next week because of memorial day so Nick agreed and safe long weekend!
5/21/20242 hours, 3 minutes, 29 seconds
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Radio Connection Live week of May 13, 2024

Another busy show this week, including taking a look at a new air check of the recently rebranded country station in Wichita, Kansas, we also also take a look at the two unique oldies stations that Tim discovered while his friend Gina is on vacation, and we even do a small Gainesville Florida market scan. Lastly, we try to figure out why do stations don’t sell or advertise to their city of license?
5/14/20242 hours, 8 minutes, 45 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, week of May 6, 2024

Back for more, exciting fun for Radio Connection Live, including a radio rebrand in Wichita, also comparing a local DJ in the Gainesville area market with one morning show and one afternoon show, and seeing what the hip-hop scene is like down in Atlanta, former Jamie’s old stomping grounds.
5/7/20242 hours, 4 minutes, 47 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for week of April 29, 2024

We have a busy and more gym packed show for Radio Connection Live. Featuring a return of a great rock station in Dallas Fort Worth that took place this week, bidding farewell to a long time Radio personality in Rhode Island, give you some air checks in Cleveland, Wilmington, North Carolina, and even something out of our archives from West Palm Beach! Finally, we figure out the answer to our smart speakers and phones and other smart devices really replacing the over the air radio?
4/30/20242 hours, 6 minutes, 37 seconds
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Radio Connection Live week of April 22, 2024

Happy Earth Day everyone! We jampacked lots of great segments for this special show. Featuring two format changes thanks to a frequency swap that took place in Atlanta last week, we even check out a radio station in Wilmington, North Carolina our audio professor discovered thanks to his most recent band opening, we take a look at a file from Pittsburgh from Jamey‘s archives, and we also talk about how listening to the radio could save you Money and also save you energy!
4/23/20241 hour, 59 minutes, 8 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, week of April 15, 2024

A busy eppisode and show are waiting for you! We welcome back awesome editor, who makes her triumphant return, one of our team members got a very new radio, so we decided to do an unboxing, we go to Nashville and the Dosta, Georgia for air checks, and we also discussed how they don’t make Things like they used to in this day and age
4/16/20242 hours, 5 minutes, 26 seconds
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Radio connection live week of April 9, 2024

We discover a story out of Texas on how the blind experienced the eclipse this past Monday. We take a look at some country radio in Chattanooga, and listen to some R&B in Cleveland. And we also discuss how listening to the radio saves energy, which the team hasn’t even thought of in this day oh age
4/10/20242 hours, 4 minutes, 51 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of April 1, 2024

When we say we have a big Radio Connection Live this week, we really truly mean it. We have lots of radio news covering for format changes in the same day, a matter of fact, one of these changes you will hear live on today’s recording! We also cover the big Baltimore key Bridge collapse last week, and all of our thoughts and prayers still remain with those affected. We also talk aboutthe a Radio generation gap, and why it is such a big deal to some, and more lies ahead on this weeks program. We hope you will enjoy!!!
4/3/20242 hours, 6 minutes, 53 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of March 25, 2024

All right everybody, we’re spilling the cat out of the bag, we have found a new producer and editor for our radio show and podcast Kevin Roberts, from our new affiliate 95 alive.net. We get to know him a little bit better, +22 great larges in both Long Island and Chattanooga. We take a look at a country station in Preston market, and even check out some adult contemporary in Topeka, Kansas. Finally, we figure out why is country the hottest out there on Radio today? Sorry we cover 2 great radio lounges!
3/27/20242 hours, 8 minutes, 2 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of March 18, 2024

We welcome a brand new addition to the radio connection family, called 95 alive. They just launched last fall. We take a look at a Radio market. We haven’t looked into before call Jackson,Mississippi, and listen to one of there country outlets around that area. We also take another trip to the Pacific Northwest and check out star 101.5, in Seattle featuring a new local morning show. Finally, we give you some Radio vocabulary, thatyou can use the next time you scan across your dial or your radio apps. l
3/19/20242 hours, 2 minutes, 26 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of March 11, 2024

Another Radio Connection Live full busy Contant. We paid tribute to long time radio legend Don Imo from Sunny FM Orlando, we take a look at a syndicate. Christian network called family live radio, we even listen to Ann Kelly from 105.5 the dove in Tampa and finally, we talk about even though the world is streaming is growing, why having regular AM/FM radio is always important.
3/12/20242 hours, 33 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of march 5, 2024

Another fun filled show this week, featuring updated radio news, two stories from Chris’s corner, and even the final air checks from backstage country with Sean Parr as host, and new host kelly ford. We also take a look, add in the world is streaming, do we think Radio may be obsolete down the line?
3/6/20242 hours, 12 minutes, 1 second
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Radio Connection Live black history special

We could not end this month of Radio Connection Live, without giving you a dose of thank you to the African-American audience, who makes radio great. Today we play a selection of our checks from past, to the present featuring historic radio, DJs, and a little history behind them. Thanks to Tim. Also, we keep you up-to-date with the latest radio news for the week.
2/26/20241 hour, 59 minutes, 17 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of February 20, 2024

We keep you up-to-date on the latest radio news, we play Wqmx country radio from Akron, Ohio, take a look at Kansas shooting coverage aftermath, and we talk about an ad just one more thing segment, our two beyond says new country songs going to be picked up by Radio?
2/21/20241 hour, 57 minutes, 41 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for February 12, 2024

We are back to give you more fun and excitement on Radio Connection Live. We pay tribute to a country music icon and also celebrate one music icon who just got done performing the halftime show at this year Super Bowl. We check out a Radio family reunion morning show in south central Pennsylvania and one country station. Our content director recommended us doing a while back. Finally, we tell you why we do a lot of morning shows on this program as well!
2/13/20242 hours, 2 minutes, 42 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for February 5, 2023

We take a look at raining and flooding coverage in Southern California. We also take a listen to some hot adult contemporary thanks to iHeartRadio hot AC network known as today’s mix, and one of the stations that is featured in Darnell‘s market. We take a look at one of Darnell‘s hometown stations from his previous move, and lastly, we even discussed, if there is a format you listen to you need to experience more of?
2/5/20242 hours, 5 minutes, 9 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of January 29, 2024

This week, we welcome back an old friend to our program. We even start a brand new series called iHeart Radio Connection Live, this is where we compare two different stations from the iHeartRadio platform featuring a local brand and nationally syndicated counterpart. For just one more thing, segment, we discussed is paying for sports sports really a good or bad idea?
1/29/20242 hours, 8 minutes, 49 seconds
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Radio Connection Live week of January 22, 2024

Another fund and exciting Radio Connection Live is here! Featuring the latest radio news, going to compare two different country stations in Tennessee and another surprise place, we also do a vacation market scan. Preston took last year, and lastly, do you think the educational media foundation is killing off radio stations?
1/22/20241 hour, 59 minutes, 58 seconds
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Radio connection live for the week ending January 16, 2024

We welcome in a brand, new radio affiliate to our radio connection family, we take a look at an awesome rhythm and blue station out in Los Angeles, owned and operated by a legendary rhythm and blues singer named Stevie Wonder! We also take a look at a married morning, show in Portland, Oregon, do a little late air check of a top 40 afternoon show in Cleveland from summer 2023, and we answered the question, what method do you use to get your radio content? Either over the air, or streaming?
1/16/20241 hour, 46 minutes, 22 seconds
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Happy new year! Radio Connection Live for the week of January 8, 2024

We are refreshed, relaxed and ready for another great year of Radio Connection Live, and hope you are as well! We check out Stations in Tampa, Indianapolis, and a new FM news talker in Dallas, and we even do a radio review that Jamey got over Christmas. We did some leftover stations in Los Angeles, in Portland, but we didn’t have time to get those done today so you will find those on a future program and on our YouTube as well @radioconnectionlivepodcast7780
1/9/20242 hours, 4 minutes, 16 seconds
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Radio Connection Live 2023 year end special

We wrap up the year on Radio Connection Live, and what a great year we had. We discuss the biggest radio new stories, do some reminiscing, and even cover a Radio retirement from Indianapolis. We also talk about how cute 105 in Tampa is celebrating their 50th anniversary, And to wrap up the show we give you our Spotify for Podcasters rap report and play a little Christmas comedy bit! Thank you for a another great and successful year, and on behalf of all of us, we wish you a happy and blessed holiday season. See you in 2024!
12/19/20232 hours, 3 minutes, 3 seconds
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Radio Connection Live 12-11-2023

We first kick off this weeks show with welcoming a brand, new Internet, radio affiliate to our family, we cover all the Christmas stunts and post Christmas format changes that will be taking place after the holiday, and we even take a couple trips to Gainesville, Florida, and Gainesville, Georgia to see what type of radio they are doing out there. We also talk about if you got rid of an old radio and what did you do about it and we also take a look at the new 101.5 the vibes afternoon show, and plus, during that air check, you will be hearing, if familiar voice kicking off the air check.
12/12/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 5 seconds
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RCL 12-4-2023

We are taking some trips to Columbus on Radio Connection Live this week. Not just Columbus, Ohio, but Columbus, Georgia. We’re also going to cover the big Ohio Michigan game that took place over Thanksgiving, we kind of called it a massacre since Ohio State lost. For just one more thing segment, we will discuss when it’s time for Station to change format. Meeting, if not doing well in the ratings what can we do to do better or, when it is a good idea to change format altogether? We also talk a lot about this in our news as well, but you can now leave us voicemail anytime, you have a question,,, idea, for a future show, and so much more. Remember, Anything you say, will be played on a future Radio Connection Live. Save this number in your phone, and use it as often as you would like. 813-358-6220.
12/6/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 13 seconds
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RCl 11-27-2023

Despite some technical glitches in the studio, we still brought you a great show for you to enjoy. We take a look at country stations in Billings, Montana, Toronto, Canada, and even check out an adult top 40 station in Lincoln, Nebraska and check out an interesting classic rock morning show based in Columbus, Ohio. For just one more thing segment we figure out, is it considered fishing if you post older pictures on a dating app or website? All this and more on Radio Connection Live
11/28/20231 hour, 56 minutes, 43 seconds
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Radio Connection Live pays tribute to the John F Kennedy assassination

It has been 60 years ago this week, that John F Kennedy was tragically assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Our audio professor Tim has done a special tribute to remember this sad day. We presented to you here on Radio Connection Live the podcast, and of course, if affiliates want, this copy, will be glad to send over. Long live, JFK. And have a happy and safe Thanksgiving and a great holiday season!
11/22/202337 minutes, 20 seconds
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RCL 11-20

It’s a thankfulness, kind of show on Radio Connection Live. We give thanks to all of you, our supporters and listeners, and all the team members who help make the show come to life each and every week. We do have some Thanksgiving comedy things to legendary, comedian, and radio host stand Freeberg, we play for the Thanksgiving song and we even share one of our favorite clips from WKRP in Cincinnati. We take a look at radio stations in Bristol, Tennessee, and Providence, Rhode Island, and finally, we discussed what radio we’re going to be listening to throughout the holiday Weekend. Make it a great and safe Thanksgiving, and as always, hold your friends and family close, because tomorrow is never promised.
11/21/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 44 seconds
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RCL 11-13-2023.mp3 9 of 10

Another gym packed Radio Connection Live is ready to go! We take a look at the Navajo nation in Arizona, Vermont, Wyomi, Wyoming, and New Mexico for air checks, we even discussed what, listening to college football on SiriusXM is like, and we even featured two different songs of the week one on route 66 and also, we take a listen to the last Beatles song ever, but hopefully it won’t be Their last.
11/14/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 43 seconds
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RCL 11-06-2023

We travel to Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania for this weeks air checks. We also discuss why paying for Radio can be a good thing left parent sometimes right parent, and we say best wishes to one of our very own as he leaves his on air position at Radio Connection Live.
11/7/20232 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds
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Official Radio Connection Live, 2023 Halloween special

We don’t have lots of tricks, but we sure do have lots of treats on this weeks Radio Connection Live. We covered the news of a tragic and deadly shooting in Maine last week, we also take a trip to Casper, Wyoming, and reflect on the war of the world radio broadcast all the way back in 1938. Thanks to national public radios, radio lab podcast and the former WKBW in Buffalo, with bear Ament. You can find all this and more coverage on our YouTube channel as well. Also, WKBW in Buffalo did their own reenactment of world of the worlds.
10/31/20232 hours, 9 seconds
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Continuation bonus: Radio Connection Live presents coverage of war of the worlds

We did discover recently that W KBW did a 1971 version of war of the worlds. This time, featuring Jack Armstrong, and the current DJs of that decade. So we decided to upload this for you all to enjoy on a spooky Halloween season!
10/31/202333 minutes, 23 seconds
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Radio Connection Live Halloween special coverage of war of the worlds

We are going back in time to October 31, 1968. WKB W and Buffalo New York did a great job with dramatizing of what the world of the words sounded like between 1938 and 30 years later. We hope you enjoy this special presentation and as always picture in your mind was like back then
10/31/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 56 seconds
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RCL 10-23-2023

We have a jam packed radio connection for you all to enjoy. Featuring the latest news, we are going to Indiana and Oklahoma for our W and K series, going to check out two great stations in Philadelphia, and even our topic, why are some morning shows better on certain formats than others?
10/24/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 29 seconds
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RCL bonus: Krazy, stacey 25s interview!

For the past several months, even when she took a hiatus, our very own Stacy has not received an interview, until now! Listen, as she explains how her story of getting into voiceover work, and how her very own business became a thing! Contact info will be given at the end for inquiries.
10/18/202347 minutes, 54 seconds
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RCL For 10-16-2023

We compared two different country stations with the same format identified as the bowl, we also take a look at a uniquely sounding mix, and Cincinnati, which is where our producer lives, we also talk about is Radio becoming the new thing on your smart speaker and other compatible device? And finally we check out some of the joy at them morning show based in Jamey‘s home market.
10/17/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 48 seconds
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RCL 10-09-2023

We keep you up-to-date with the latest radio news, debut a new morning show in Darnell‘s home market, also, we do another Radio comparison of WDGY, out of Minneapolis, St. Paul, and finally, we talk about why radio and streaming are making more ways for us to listen to stations even greater. All this and more down below!
10/11/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 39 seconds
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Radio connection exclusive: our intimate interview with Monte, the music man, sieberns

We had a chance to talk with Z103.com owner and manager Monte Seburn on a bonus Radio Connection Live. We go through his Radio history and talk about why technology and getting your content out is important in the digital age
10/4/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 13 seconds
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RCL 10-02-23

Another gampacked Radio Connection Live is ready! Featuring sports news, canceled morning shows, and even a big morning radio announcement in Canton, Ohio. We are feeling froggy in this weeks WNK comparison, we also travel to go country in Los Angeles, and we do check out the four most important call letters, and Radio history, KDWB. We even shine a spotlight on one of our network affiliates!
10/3/20232 hours, 4 seconds
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Radio Connection Live week of September 26, 2023

As our audio professor Tim jokes, this will be our “final podcast. “ But don’t worry, we’re not really ending our podcast, we’re just expanding. We break down the announcement and tell you what is going on in our syndication mode, we also go to the dogs in this weeks, dared to compare as well as our W and K series. Finally, we talk about how a blind man built a blue box, and how Technology becomes a relative factor.
9/27/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 36 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, 9/11 (re-upload).

Our audio professor, Tim, cleaned up this audio a bit to make it more sounding awesome, so that’s why we re-uploaded this audio. But the week after Labor Day, we featured great air, check in format, changes, as well as interesting, WNK, comparison, and we paid tribute to those we have lost For 9/11.
9/27/20232 hours, 35 minutes, 2 seconds
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RCL Introductory Show

Everyone, We are excited to announce our podcast, Radio Connection Live, is being syndicated once again! Thanks to the RCL radio network! We will be starting out with two stations, www.z103.com, and www.hit-mix-radio.com, respectively. If you know of an online radio station, that is interested in picking up our content, please reach out on our social media, feeds or email [email protected] we hope you are excited as much as we are about bringing the show back to Internet radio airwaves! Don’t worry the podcast you know in Love will still be here, just expanding is all we’re doing.
9/26/20231 hour, 52 minutes, 8 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for late September, 2023

We talk about why sports on the FM band is much better, we also do our W and K series featuring two grade stations in Montana and Tampa, and we also talk about what radio stations do when a format changes commence stay tuned because let’s say we’ve been working on some things for Radio connection to expand even more avenues in places! Stay tuned to your podcast feeds for more details.
9/25/20232 hours, 13 minutes, 43 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for late September, 2023

We talk about why sports on the FM band is much better, we also continue our WNK series featuring two great stations in Tampa and Helena, Montana. Lastly, we discover what radio stations do when a format change begins you may want to tune in next week because we are working so hard on a new project but we want you to be a part of. Don’t worry, we’re still going to upload as a podcast, but there’s gonna be some partnerships involved with that podcast find out more next week.
9/23/20232 hours, 13 minutes, 43 seconds
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Radio Connection Live9/11

We are back from our long, Labor Day vacation, and that means a jampacked episode. Between remembering 9/11, covering a hurricane and two big format changes in both Jacksonville and Tampa Bay including a frequency swap, we have it all for you!
9/13/20232 hours, 35 minutes, 2 seconds
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More bonus coverage of 9-11 from WINS, New York

Our audio professor Tim did a special 911 tribute show for Internet radio back in 2016 in the 2017 give or take. Thankfully we do have leftover coverage of that special thanks to WINS New York. An hour in line full of what happened that day plus how things happened before the tragic events took place May we never forget
9/12/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 41 seconds
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Radio Connection Live remember September 11, 2001

We dug this out from our archives, but this is our tribute to 9-11 on the 20th anniversary. We figured while you wait for this weeks episode will play for you back our tribute in honor of the 22nd anniversary of 911 today. We’ll never forget.
9/12/20232 hours, 44 minutes, 23 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, Labor Day leftovers, 2023.

Some of us on the team forgot about Labor Day weekend, but don’t worry, Jimmy and Tim recorded a special episode for you all, as we dive into some of the recordings, we didn’t get to on previous programs. We hope you enjoy, and make it a safe long weekend!
9/1/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 33 seconds
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RCL: week of August 28, 2023

Another jampacked Radio Connection Live is waiting for you. We talk about our predictions for the 101.5 FM frequency in Tampa as being prepared to change format, we also do a dare to compare of two kiss countries in the United States, we continue our W & K series featuring One AC station in Fort Myers and another AAA in Portland, Oregon, and we also air an old K 92Orlando aircheck.
8/30/20232 hours, 29 minutes, 49 seconds
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RCL: national Radio day special

We pay tribute to national Radio day, the only way we know how, we also take a look at hurricane Hillary coverage out on the West Coast, Preston even brought us back a market scan from Charleston, and we begin our W versus K call letters series
8/22/20232 hours, 26 minutes, 23 seconds
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RCL from August 14, 2023

We give you lots of coverage of the Maui wildfires that took place last week, thoughts and prayers are still with the victims and their families. We also keep you up-to-date with the latest news, we take a look at 101.5 light FM in Miami, they recently got a new jingle package from ReelWorld, andwe take a look at the stations morning show as well
8/15/20232 hours, 8 minutes, 20 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of August 7, 2023

Lots of happenings for Radio Connection Live this week. Preston is broadcasting from a mobile studio, we talk about what radio freaks don’t know from back in the day, we also talk about the new 99X morning show on Lanta and the whole Twitter controversy, which will somehow affect this very program. We also take a look at a Gainesville Florida market composite scope.
8/9/20232 hours, 29 minutes, 9 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for July 31, 2023

The last day of the month means more fun on Radio Connection Live! We talk about two big radio changes that are going to be taking place in both Austin and Houston this week. We also do a another market scan of preston‘s hometown, and we talk about MRS, also known as, multiple radio syndrome. We take good look at the city of La Grange with dude With two deer to compare air checks, and we also take a look at Steven Craig as he works at 99X in Atlanta Office in more down below!
8/1/20232 hours, 36 minutes, 56 seconds
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Radio Connection Live from July 24, 2023.

We are back to let you know that a new episode has been published between the air checks in use we do have another inversion to talk about, plus a familiar voice on Tim’s radio dial and even a big radio disaster in JACKSONVILLE Bthis weeek.
7/26/20232 hours, 30 minutes, 19 seconds
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Radio Connection Live: July 17, 2023

Folks, we keep you up-to-date with the latest radio news and we also go to Cleveland for a market ban scan things to Darnell, we also share if you were a couple Florida radio air checks, and also, Tim brings us another inversion he got from Georgia and South Carolina!
7/19/20232 hours, 12 minutes, 19 seconds
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Radio Connection Live 11 year anniversary special!

This week, our show Radio Connection Live has reached another great milestone, we celebrate our 11 year anniversary as a show! The voices, segments, and news stories might’ve changed, but our commitment you were still the same, bring you great content from a person‘s point of view about the radio industry. We talk about the past, present, and future of the show, our favorite Episodes in segments over the years, and since we were away from the Fourth of July holiday, we keep you up-to-date with more radio news and also she refused in Florida radio air checks. Thanks as always for your support thank you can you patronage to this program! Sorry, that last part meant to say, we keep you up-to-date, radio news, and some Florida air checks. Thank you as always, for your continued support and patronage to our shows!
7/16/20232 hours, 17 minutes
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Radio Connection Live: June 26, 2023

We are expanding again with more radio and podcast directories, we talk about what Radio needs for more filler, and for more pizzazz, and we also go to Tallahassee and Orlando to check out a couple stations up that way, all of thisand more, as we get ready for a long Fourth of July weekend!
6/30/20232 hours, 9 minutes, 10 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, June 19, 2023

The sounds of summer are in for fact, and we are getting pumped up! This week, we celebrate three years as a Podcast and we thank you all for your continued support and listenership. We do compared to different small town country stations in this weeks, there to compare, plus, Jamey shows a Markets skin from his home studio in Tampa, we also talk about more radio news. Thanks to the Sign offs of star 102.5 and FM 100 this past week, and, we cannot forget, more AI talk.
6/22/20232 hours, 30 minutes, 14 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of June 12, 2023

Another exciting and jampacked radio connection is coming your way. We go over what went down in Buffalo and memphisas to former audacystations begin to become part of the K-LOVE/air one family. We also have an interesting radio topic of the week, and Tim has brought back some more Orlando audio for us, and we even take a look at what low power stations they have to offer down that way.
6/13/20232 hours, 35 minutes, 51 seconds
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Radio Connection Live bonus: remembering the pulse nightclub, shooting, seven years later

This week (June 12-2023) marks the seventh anniversary of the pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando Florida. If you were with us during our live shows, we covered this in full force, but we did a retrospective of this back in 2021, so thankfully we had all the audio from back then. We still pray for all of the victims families and will never forget this tragic day in history.
6/13/20231 hour, 52 minutes, 56 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for June 5, 2023

We are back after taking a nice week off with friends and family for memorial day. We’re going to talk about what happened to the traffic helicopter that you used to hear on the radio or TV, back in the day We also check out a great low powered FM station serving Orlando called 98.5 the wire. We also take a look at what golf 104 in Tallahassee is doing, and we also do a dare to compare featuring two grade standard stations, one in new Smyrna, Beach, Florida, and another just launched recently in Bend, Oregon. All these air checks will be posted and shared on the radio connection. YouTube channel!
6/8/20232 hours, 14 minutes, 54 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for May 22, 2023

We are back to give you more fun and thrills on Radio Connection Live, will be going to Houston, Wilkes-Barre Scranton, Pennsylvania, Vania, Daytona Beach and another surprise place for air checks, and also, Tim talks about his Orlando trip. He embarked on last week. We will have no episode for memorial day, so feel free and enjoy all of our past Contant, and a new episode will be dropping the week of June 5!
5/22/20232 hours, 27 minutes, 51 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for May 15, 2023

We have another busy, Radio Connection Live, between air checks to Johnstown and Honolulu Hawaii, as well as Johnstown, Pennsylvania, we also do a dare to compare to Christian stations based out of Michigan, we talk about how iHeartRadio is creating the future of radio, and we also have a little fun going back to in time to experience some format changes in the smooth jazz category
5/15/20232 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, May 8, 2023

We are back in full force for another Radio Connection Live. Today for air checks will be going to Baltimore, as well as Los Angeles, and we talk about how artificial intelligence is making the way for Radio’s future. We also have some news on Preston‘s hometown market as well in western Pennsylvania.
5/8/20232 hours, 22 minutes, 57 seconds
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Radio Connection Live May 1, 2023

We are in a brand new month, with lots more fun and great radio conversation. For air checks this week, we are going to Grand Rapids, Delmarva, peninsula of Maryland and Delaware, as well as Atlanta. We’re also gonna be covering the NFL draft for a little bit as well.
5/1/20232 hours, 16 minutes, 54 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for April 24, 2023

We are back, with another fun and excitement time on Radio Connection Live. Tim is still out of commission, so all of our shows will be unedited for the next few weeks we’re going to Buffalo, Hartford, Wilmington, Delaware, and Roanoke, Virginia for our air checks today and we talk about why Radio still ring supreme over the various streaming services we have today.
4/24/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 44 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of April 17, 2023

Folks, sorry for the delay in uploading this weeks episode Tim is out of commission for a bit due to some bedbugs so for a little bit these episodes will be unedited. But now we’re going to show you what we cover, including a big radio trade in Houston, take a listen to some legendary stations, including KYGO in Denver, the big pig in Olean, New York Also covers the Pennsylvania state line, we also take a look at the fish in Cleveland among other topics of interest.
4/21/20232 hours, 23 minutes, 30 seconds
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Radio Connection Live: April 10, 2023

Hello everyone, and happy late Easter! This week, we keep you updated with radio news, including another tragic, shooting in Louisville, Kentucky. We also give you more radio history as we learn about the three most historic call leaders in Chicago radio, WLS. We take a listen to see what they sound like back then and what they sound like today. We also go to Chris’s Newmarket to explore two stations 1WGTS, contemporary Christian, and the other froggy 99.9, on my iHeartRadio. Also, we talk about what makes great radio in our opinion. Hope you enjoy, and as always, thanks for the support!
4/12/20232 hours, 38 minutes, 48 seconds
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Radio Connection Live: April 3, 2023

We’re going to be educating you all on some radio history this week in Miami at hot 105 and 99 Jim’s, today, owned by Cox media group. We also check out WSTW, Wilmington, Delaware, his morning show, and also, possibly help get Chris a new job in the process?
4/4/20232 hours, 20 minutes, 11 seconds
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Radio Connection Live: March 27, 2023

We are in the last week of the third month of the year and that means another jampacked show. We cover the tragic news in Nashville, we talk to Chris and see what he’s been up to since he hasn’t been on the show for quite some time, we also go down to Miami to check out what The history of the 96 frequency sound like bed and now, and we even go to Ohio to check out a locally owned and hometown bass, country station, near Columbus!
3/28/20232 hours, 20 minutes, 14 seconds
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Radio Connection Live: March 20, 2023

We are back, giving you more of what you loved every week. We checked out some new air checks thanks to WZPL, Indianapolis, WTCM, Traverse City, we also talk about some tick-tock controversy, among other things. We hope you enjoy!
3/21/20232 hours, 10 minutes, 56 seconds
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How are radio, and streaming, come together.

Some like it on the air, sound like it on their phone, how do you get the most out of radio, well listen to this radio connection, mini sowed to find out.
3/15/20236 minutes, 45 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, March 13, 2023

Due to some technical difficulties on the Jamey‘s end, a regular show was not produced last week, so very for, this is a redo show. We will take a listen to KSCS Dallas, with their country format, keep you up-to-date with the latest radio news, also, well here is WFLAT embed transitions to a new state of the art building, and will also check out WCDS is your morning show! Sorry voice text crapped out Matthew Seeley we’re going to take a listen to WFLA Tampa, as they embark on a brand new state of the art studio, and will go to New York City to listen to the new morning show a WCBSFM sorry meant to say all this and more coming up on the file below
3/14/20232 hours, 28 minutes, 43 seconds
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Radio connection exclusive: interview with Florida radio perfectionist, Gina Jordan

In case you missed it, we sit down recently with Florida radio legend, Gina Jordan, discussing her various careers in music, radio, and now in public radio fashion. She has also worked in news talk radio as well.
3/12/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 43 seconds
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Radio, connection, exclusive, interview with John osslin, KYNO Fresno

This week, we talk to radio, DJ and station manager, John osslin, based out of KYNO Fresno taking the Bill Drake format from long ago and bring back in the full circle in the 21st-century.
3/12/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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Radio connection live, Black history special 2023

It’s time for another year of going back in time on Radio Connection Live. This time around, we featured some of America’s greatest radio stations featuring African-American disc jockeys. We hope you enjoy our banter of giving history of what we know plus some classic air checks along the way. We will get around to post these air checks upon our YouTube channel as well, so please stay tuned!
3/8/20232 hours, 24 minutes, 47 seconds
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RCL exclusive, interview with Florida radio perfectionist, Gina Jordan

This week, we sit down with a friend of the show and contributor to Florida, radio, (and also Tim’s friend and former coworker), Gina Jordan. Between music, radio, talk, radio, and Public news talk now, she has done all in the landscape. We Take a look at her spotlight, a career, and we know she’s not quitting anytime soon! Thank you, Gina, for your contributions to our program, and for being a great loyal friend!
3/3/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 8 seconds
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RCL Presidents’ Day

On his presidents day, addition of Radio connection live, we feature several air checks from Cincinnati, XL 106.7, what radio stations need to do to improve, as well as Preston reading the radio news since AJ has the week off.
2/21/20232 hours, 8 minutes, 4 seconds
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RCL, February 13, 2023 (day after Super Bowl, 57)

All right folks, get ready for another jampacked show. We tell you what’s going on in radio news, as well as listen to Groundhog Day courage from WP exit in Punxsutawney Pennsylvania. We even award our 2023 Super Bowl of radio winner, and plus, we showcase WR and our stream wise as they were preparing to sell the station to a Christian ministry in Baltimore As of this post, we are only streaming content online, and they are Jocko’s for the foreseeable future. Jockless
2/14/20232 hours, 27 minutes, 47 seconds
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Radio Connection Live: February 7, 2023

Folks, we are back to let you know a copy of our regular show is now available. We do a three way round of our Super Bowl of radio, since we are creeping ever so close to the big game on Sunday. We will be taking votes from now until Saturday at midnight Eastern time. We also will take a look at the new big ape morning show that just launched d this week in Jacksonville. Enjoy, and happy voting!
2/8/20232 hours, 42 minutes, 4 seconds
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Radio connection special from February 6, 2023: welcome back to Terry motormouth Young

We welcome back to our podcast: the legendary, Terry, motormouth young. As you might remember, he has dejayed on SiriusXM and terrestrial radio nationwide. Now he’s taking his routes to the Internet, and breaking the radio rules, now known as Wtyt.fun. He shares how it got started and plus ways we can help him on his new journey. Take a listen and spread some love. www.wtyt.fun
2/7/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 34 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of January 30, 2023

Hey, we are back for another fun field. Radio Connection Live will be loading for stations in New Jersey, Tampa, Cleveland and Hartford for the Super Bowl radio this week. We also discovered Terry motormouth Young’s new Internet station, and we throw in some extra surprises in the mix as well.
1/31/20232 hours, 46 minutes, 27 seconds
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Radio Connection Live: January 23, 2023

We are back for another fun episode of Radio connection live. We keep you updated on radio news, and we also begin our Super Bowl of radio series. You’ll be voting for two R&B stations and two classic rock stations. The R&B stations include: KISS 104.1, Atlanta, and 105.9 kiss FM in Detroit. Classic rock, we have 97 rock in Buffalo and 97.1 the river and Atlanta. We have a couple other surprises for you today as well.
1/24/20232 hours, 48 minutes, 32 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of January 18, 2022

Folks, this is our copy of our radio connection podcast for this week. We celebrate a couple birthdays, plus keep you updated with our radio news, we take a trip to the beach thanks to 98.5 the beach out of satellite, Beach, Florida, and we also have some other surprises along the way. Stay tuned at the end for a special birthday surprise for Gina Jordan one of our friends of this podcast.
1/19/20232 hours, 8 minutes
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Radio Connection Live: January 9, 2023

We are back to let you know a brand new episode has dropped. The rest of the team is here but Jamey is still sick with a cold and scratchy throat, so he produced this week while the rest of us took over. We covered the major flooding in California, and also we talk about Another series of radio stations in Florida that just don’t care… All this, bunch of other surprises are heading your way!
1/12/20232 hours, 21 minutes, 39 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for the week of January 2, 2023

Happy new year, and welcome to a brand new season of Radio Connection Live! We are back and ready to give you more great content and more what you love! Our lights for this week include: Lots of big radio news over the holiday and extended 2020 news, Taking a trip to Columbus, Ohio a.k.a. 10th perfect place to check out WCOL, doing a big deer, chicken hair, featuring big radio, formats, also talking about what format changes we noticed so far, as well as: if I were opening a radio station, I would??? All this, and more. Enjoy and thank you for your support! Sorry meant to say we’re going to Tim’s birthplace to hear some one of Columbus is legendary radio stations, and we’re gonna do a big dare to compare. Featuring big radio formats dictation fail yet again.
1/5/20233 hours, 24 minutes
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Radio Connection Live you’re in special from December 19, 2022

Hello folks, sorry for the delay we had to take down the previously uploaded episode from the 19th, and thanks to Tim, he edited and spliced it enough to make it sound more clean and professional. So we hope you enjoy this edited version. We take a look back What was the year of 2022 in our show Lots of great moments and surprises to be had. Thank you again for listening and supporting, will see you in 2023 for season five!
12/27/20222 hours, 41 minutes, 4 seconds
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Getting ready for the holidays, the Super Bowl, radio, and white stations don’t care?

Yes, you read that right. We take a deep dive into why some stations just don’t care, especially on football Sunday. We also take a listen to one of my hometown stations froggy 107.7 We also listen to Scott Shannon, as he gets ready to retire from CBS, FM, and we do take a trip to the Florida Keys in Los Angeles. This is our last regular show of 2020 to stay till next week for our year and review.
12/13/20223 hours, 37 minutes, 28 seconds
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Why they don’t make radios like this anymore, why do some radio stations in managers just don’t care, and a trip to Singapore

We have a few new format changes to tell you about as Christmas is literally a few weeks away. We celebrate Preston‘s birthday and even show you when things are like around Buffalo and we do a couple trivia matches. And finally we decorate for Christmas with a little Christmas parity. Hope you enjoy more content wrapping up 2022 :-)
12/6/20223 hours, 38 minutes, 4 seconds
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Radio Connection Live from November 14

Checking out a new radio station in Gainesville, recapping, hurricane Nicole, an election coverage, and even tell you about how the format clock runs on a radio station. Also, listen to some great classic kids from Darnell‘s. Homework it as well. Star classic kids, Darnell‘s homebase star.
11/25/20223 hours, 3 minutes, 15 seconds
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Radio connection feature Friday: the buffalo lake affect snow storm at WBEN

Happy holiday, season and happy Thanksgiving weekend to one and all. We haven’t done this in a while, so far a feature of Friday today we’re going to give you the full on scope timeline of what happened in Buffalo New York this past weekend as news radio 930 WBE, and covered very well for lake affect snow. Please continue to keep people in your thoughts and prayers as they recover as he continued to dig out and recover. Hope you enjoy! Sorry meant to say, please continue to keep the Buffalo people in your prayers as they continue to dig out and recover from the heavy snow
11/25/20224 hours, 16 minutes, 25 seconds
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RCL turkey day leftovers

Goble goble! To show our thankfulness, enjoy our leftovers of radio goodness!
11/24/20222 hours, 35 minutes, 21 seconds
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A Thanksgiving remembrance for John F Kennedy

We, the team at Radio Connection Live, are wishing you a happy Thanksgiving. It is time for our yearly tribute of remembering John F Kennedy. As you all may remember, he was assassinated on November 22, back in the 1960s. We take you to live coverage from KLIF of Dallas, formally at 11:90 AM. He will never be forgotten. We are thankful for all of you to join us weekend and we get out, And now it’s time to spend time with your family and friends.
11/24/202234 minutes, 32 seconds
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Western New York, getting snow, very funny and interesting, radio names, and on the quest for a new editor

For this weeks, Radio Connection Live, we tell you how to get involved for editing team, we also take a trip to New York, State College, Pennsylvania, as well as Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We also discussed radio, branding names, and we throw a little extra heads in in time for Thanksgiving and the holidays :-)
11/22/20223 hours, 3 seconds
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More breaking news than you can handle

Between a big Tampa Bay, buccaneers win, lots of Christmas music on your radio, and also exploring the world of radio throughout the Northeast and maybe some south to we got this weeks radio connection, fired up and ready!
11/14/20223 hours, 3 minutes, 59 seconds
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SiriusXM rent

Jamey has something heavy weighing on his mind and he needs to get it off his chest! I’m sure some of us feel the same way.
11/7/202213 minutes, 43 seconds
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RCL Halloween

No tricks, just lots of radio treats!!!😃
11/5/20222 hours, 33 minutes, 28 seconds
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Happy Halloween weekend from Radio Connection Live

Boo! We are here to give you an awesome treat on this Halloween weekend, the 1938 world of the war of the World Series. Lots of interesting radio drama from the golden age of Radio. We hope you enjoy and stay tuned for more podcast content!
10/28/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 5 seconds
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Grab your peach cobbler!

That’s right folks, we’re going to Georgia for this week and Radio Connection Live! Featuring Georgea Aircheck‘s a little trip down to New Jersey and Florida, and plus some high school football conversation as well.
10/26/20223 hours, 4 minutes, 41 seconds
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Let’s talk radio

We have another jampacked Radio Connection Live for you all to enjoy. As we announce our brand new, YouTube channel, talking about a big radio trade in Pennsylvania. Going to West Virginia to hear some great air checks from Darnell‘s home market and also, some baseball talk. We also ‘bout to talk about talk, radios, competitive competition as well.
10/23/20223 hours, 29 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hurricane Ian aftermath

Many residence in Florida are still picking up the pieces after what just occurred a couple weeks ago. We give you coverage on all friends and we hear peoples reactions. We also take a trip to South Bend to year with Sunny one one oh one. Five is doing as far as jingles go. In the main topics of discussion and the news include news on FM in New York, as well as other controversial topics for you to encounter
10/14/20223 hours, 17 minutes, 56 seconds
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Hurricane extrvaganza

RCL hurricane ian coverage format change in Dallas!
10/6/20222 hours, 40 minutes, 39 seconds
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Hurricane Ian stops by

As of this writing, hurricane N has golf down on Florida’s coast. Jamey told us that all he experienced was power blinks but they did not get any substantial damage. We cover what we know this week. We feature several air checks, including WNCI, Columbus, we give you a brief, a brief jingle synopsis from Cody‘s road trip back in Michigan, and so much more to talk about.
9/29/20222 hours, 39 minutes, 39 seconds
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All aboard the jingle Xpress

It is time for a main episode of Radio connection live. We will tell you about how Jimmy will expose a blind Christian artist onto the radio and possibly cyberspace airwaves. We check out WCTQ‘s new classic country format, we go to the motor city to listen to some R&B, And also jingles across the radio has returned, with a trip to northern Michigan! Hope you enjoy and feel free to share around. :-)
9/25/20222 hours, 37 minutes, 54 seconds
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Coffee break with Java Joel

We are working on our regular show for you guys, but until then, this week, we got a chance to sit down with legendary, radio, DJ and Ohio native Java, Joe Murphy. He was part of the Clear Channel empire in Cleveland, Chicago, and many other cities but now he works at mix 94 point one Canton, Ohio, on and operated by Alpha media. We want to thank Darnell for picking up this interview, and it was a pleasure speaking with him!
9/25/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 54 seconds
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Radio Connection Live, 911

We are back to give you a great tribute from 9/11 we update you on radio news, plus we discover a brand-new oldies, low power FM in Gainesville.
9/17/20222 hours, 55 minutes, 20 seconds
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Let’s go to the beach!

We are here for Labor Day weekend, and kicking off this weekend, we’re going to take a trip to the beach in Flagler County Florida, Radio that is, we also keep you abreast with the latest radio news, as well as plenty other surprises along the way Have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend!
9/2/20223 hours, 5 minutes, 25 seconds
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Best of Radio Connection Live: Labor Day leftovers 2022

As you can probably guess, we are taking off this upcoming week to celebrate Labor Day with our family and friends, as we end another fast and great summer. Therefore, we bring you this year‘s addition of Labor Day leftovers. We features some of the audio that we have not had a chance to get you over the past several shows. We hope you enjoy, and have a safe Labor Day weekend! :-)
9/2/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 32 seconds
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Radio freak origin stories

We are back to let you know a brand-new episode has been dropped! This week, flood coverage in Dallas, I dared to compare between alternative radio in Orlando and Pittsburgh and also one of our host has a connection to his dad to compare. We talk about how we became a radio freak as we celebrate national radio day, and so much more!!! sorry meant to say one of our host has a connection to this week‘s dear to compare.
8/25/20222 hours, 50 minutes, 47 seconds
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More radio fun, including some big changes in Jacksonville and Saint Augustine

We are loading you up with great radio news in Tallahassee, Atlanta, and other places across the country, including a new morning show in Jacksonville, and big new changes coming to the Saint Augustine Beach station.
8/18/20222 hours, 5 minutes, 3 seconds
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More Gainesville fun, kicking off our lease of keys series and the benefits upstreaming radio

We are back to let you know Stacey will be hosting this podcast this week We do a couple more trips around Gainesville cover-up format change in Salt Lake City, and even tell you why the benefits of streaming radio are getting more popular by the day Also, we kick off our a Lisa Keys series with a special interview that she took part of recently We hope you enjoy this week show
8/10/20221 hour, 52 minutes, 38 seconds
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Radio controversy, Kentucky flooding, and radio changes, past and present

We are back for another jampacked episode, Jamey got into a little radio controversy this week so he tells us that story, hazard, Kentucky got some major flooding over the weekend, so we are still thinking and praying for those down there, we also give you lots of other fun and interesting topics as well
8/4/20223 hours, 2 minutes, 31 seconds
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BTS with RCL

We are here and ready for another jampacked podcast Between Preston‘s vacation adventures, swap shop or checks from I am country in Gainesville, check it out with the midday girl Jennifers doing on Katie K, plus lots of radio news we have lots of stories and fun to bring to your attention! :-)
7/28/20222 hours, 38 minutes, 6 seconds
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Radio Connection Live July 18, 2022

We had a former alumni of the show Emily join us for a few minutes to discuss where she’s at now in her radio journey We also have many things to talk about, including streaming versus over the year, we also take a trip to Gainesville to check out KISS 105.3 and WKTK as well And thanks to Cody, with Inc. more imaging elements from the calf and daffodil production library, bratty by him and Lisa keys! So all in all, it was a great episode :-) Oh no we had a good show oh and almost forgot we took a trip to Heather country to check out coast country Inn nature coast of Florida
7/21/20222 hours, 7 minutes, 17 seconds
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Radio Connection Live celebrates 10 years as a show!

Yep, you read that correctly This week 10 years ago, we began a dream show about Radio and we assembled a team to do it So you can say, I dream team anyway, on today show, we give you the latest radio news, reminisce and even take a quick trip to Gainesville to see what time discovered while he was out doing hey surgery Happy 10 years, and many more to us at Radio Connection Live! Sorry we take a quick trip to Gainesville to see what Tim discovered while he was in recovering from surgery
7/12/20222 hours, 33 minutes, 37 seconds
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Radio Connection Live best of: Fourth of July special

This title of this episode says it all. We are taking a week off to celebrate Fourth of July with our loved ones But don’t worry we are coming back again next time as we celebrate 10 years of doing the show in two years on podcast form It’s going to be very exciting and we don’t want you to miss it! For now, enjoy the best of Radio Connection Live!
7/1/20222 hours, 47 minutes, 48 seconds
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Hip-hop, R&B, and new team members

We have another Jampacked show for you this week between Moore and virgins, comparing hip-hop and R&B on the last week of black music month, and lots of Townsquare news and contributions. More fun to be had by all indeed We will be taking off next week for the Fourth of July so our best of will be available to you this weekend.
6/29/20223 hours, 23 minutes, 59 seconds
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Radio Connection Live post Father’s Day special

We have more radio fun and good news for you all today, we took a trip one more time to Atlanta to see what Tim got on his inversion and then we went all over the Delmarva peninsula to see what Preston got on his last week We also tell you the benefits of Sirius XM, and what regular radio is missing out on All this and more on this weeks program!
6/21/20223 hours, 13 minutes, 29 seconds
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Having sweet tea with a long hot summer in Atlanta!

We are back for more fun and excitement on Radio Connection Live, today, we show you what one of our listeners and iHeartRadio executives do to make their AC stations sound better at the top of the hour. We also continue part three of our inversion series and take you around Atlanta, and we feature a little bit of WZAK‘s pillow talk from 1987. The rest we will upload as a feature Friday, before bed, we tell you the five known things that Radio freaks know but you probably don’t know. Enjoy! :-)
6/15/20222 hours, 46 minutes, 31 seconds
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Welcome back Darnell

After a long absence, Darnell has made his return to the shell. We discussed what’s the come during black music month, as well as we go to Charleston, Panama City, Atlanta, and a bunch of other places on part two of our summer inversion series In the news, we tell you about the big change that is going to be happening in Sacramento, and also we play you back a blast from the past a blast from the past from San Antonio Show
6/8/20222 hours, 38 minutes, 48 seconds
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All about inversions

As this summer season approaches, you will discover lots of radio stations from father away but you can’t really pick up at a normal time These are called in virgins and we show you what they sound like in our summer series this will be part one We also have lots of radio news from AJ‘s home market, Sacramento and we do check out two more R&B stations from Buffalo as well as Atlanta.
5/27/20222 hours, 33 minutes, 17 seconds
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Best of radio connection live from Memorial Day weekend

We are taking the week off due to the holiday, as we spend time with our families, friends, and loved ones. So therefore this is a Best of Radio connection live We have more shooting coverage from WOAIN San Antonio, as well as weather coverage from May 19 tornado in St. Louis Will be back next week for more fun! Have a happy and safe memorial day from all of us to you
5/27/20222 hours, 17 minutes, 53 seconds
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Get well soon Tim!

We have plenty more of radio happenings for you, including a format change in Pennsylvania’s Happyvalley, also a re-air of dirt compare from the rhythm and blues perspective and a lot more topics as well. We hope you enjoy!
5/18/20222 hours, 27 minutes, 30 seconds
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Welcome to gator nation!!!

Tim takes us to Gainesville for a doctors appointment! We also discuss radio consolidation, and update you on the latest radio news!!!
5/12/20223 hours, 11 minutes, 12 seconds
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Radio and traveling, it all comes together

The weather is finally getting warmer in many parts of the country, so for our radio chip this week, we tell you how to get the most out of your radio experience while traveling, either on vacation, or just some quality time visiting friends and family. Radio tip
5/8/20223 minutes, 15 seconds
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97X versus X106.5, all in the state of Florida

We are catching up on uploads, and bringing you another week full of great content between the ending of 97. Once Cox radio group and transitioning to a brand-new owner, to listening to Jacksonville on X106. Five for our dare to compare, we have it all Also taking you back in time to help telephone calls in the radio work coming together And we have a Lotta radio news to bring to your attention as well. We discovered how telephone calls in the radio came together
5/8/20223 hours, 14 minutes, 21 seconds
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Delayed news

Preston is back from his adventure, and our editor has recovered from a scary situation, we are back to deliver you what we love and enjoy this contact was from last week, but this weekend it will be uploaded soon We get news about temp is 97X going away, we listen to shooting coverage again, from Washington DC, we listened to a skip in, and we also check out a new station called WTRP! All this and more attached!
5/3/20223 hours, 6 minutes, 30 seconds
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Want to access your favorite radio stations either at home or away?

We are back in here to let you know you can take your favorite radio stations with you everywhere you go no matter if you are home, on vacation or just traveling because of you know, life. This week, Jamey tells us how to do all these things and more So better have your chargers and device is ready.
5/3/202210 minutes, 17 seconds
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Marvelous Marvin interview: part two

We continue our conversation with Marvelous Marvin from Florida’s nature coast. We discussed his time in the oldies and classic hits spectrums plus we talk about his days in the top 40 and talk radio era He gave us some great tips along the way and maybe he got a potential voice overjob for Tim to do down the line as well! We enjoyed talking to his legendary DJ and we hope to have him back again!
4/20/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 16 seconds
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More Breaking News!

We have lots of breaking news this week, that we have to cram it all into one show!!! Between more country for Ohio's capitol city, the snow storms in North Dakota, last week's shooting in New York City, the severe weather in Des Moines, IA, among other things, we have it all for you! We also play for you a Marvelouis Marvin arrcheck, as next eppisode we have part 2 of our interview with him. After Preston's vaca next week, we will let you know how he got a Jack format in his hometown market.  He is still shocked by this statement.
4/19/20222 hours, 7 minutes, 15 seconds
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Radio connection bonus special

We sit down this day with marvelous Marvin Boone, legendary Tampa Bay radio DJ who has been entertaining everyone in the same market for the past 43 years. We get to learn about his career a bit, and share with him so that we know about Tampa radio but he didn’t know There’s going to be a part two of his interview so please be on the lookout!
4/14/202252 minutes, 25 seconds
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Welcome to Miami

We have another jampacked radio show for you today between Radio a trip to Miami thanks to another weather system that developed, we also discussed more radio conversation including some Aircheck‘s along the way we hope you enjoy Stay tune next episode for interview with marvelous Marvin from Tampa Bay radio
4/13/20222 hours, 42 minutes, 22 seconds
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A.m. radio dues and don’ts. Radio tip of the week.

Wanna get the best a.m. radio reception? Listen to this week‘s radio tip of the week.
4/7/20225 minutes, 20 seconds
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Thank you, producers!

On this weeks Radio Connection Live, we got a lot of ground to cover. From the ending of power 95.3 in Orlando, to the retirement of Jeanie B (one of our former alumni guest on the old show) from Cox, tube talking about what rules producers play, and remembering the anniversary of Martin Luther kings assassination, we got it all. Shane b
4/6/20223 hours, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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California love

We have more news on power Orlando going away we also listen to a couple air checks from Florida weather in California gold stream of the stations are social media We also discussed with Mono Mind in the radio world evening hope you enjoy today’s episode Air checks are in Florida in California and both likes to their streams on our social media links
3/31/20223 hours, 5 minutes, 8 seconds
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100 years of radio

This week, we discussed WSB and other radio stations that celebrated their 100th anniversary on the air We also tell you but will be moving our hang out meeting on Wednesday to zoom starting on the 23rd more info is on our social media accounts We have lots of real news to get to, some fascinating air checks and a whole lot more fun than the law allows
3/23/20223 hours, 6 minutes, 16 seconds
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Top of the morning to you

It’s a Saint Paddy‘s day themed Radio Connection Live, we dive into some Irish music thanks to radio stations in Ireland for this weeks deer to compare, we also compared three morning shows, Jones and Company, Alice from Z 88.3, and another morning show that I can’t remember off the top of my head as of this writing lol In the news, we talked about YWUSF is airing BBC programming now because of the current situation in Ukraine instead of all night Jazz, and plus we have plenty other next bag find a contact for you all to enjoy! Lastly, we discuss why is morning radio the way it is today and if there’s anything we can do to change it? We highly doubt it though. We have plenty other of mixed bag goodies for you as well
3/16/20223 hours, 4 minutes, 31 seconds
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Working around the lace

A little busy this week but we are back for another episode this time: new Jack FM formats, radio 10 code difficulties in Hawaii, listening to what Alaskan and Hawaiian stations sound like radio consolidation, and listening to two classic radio air checks from Atlanta and Tampa
3/9/20222 hours, 50 minutes, 31 seconds
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Radio connection feature Friday: discussing the joy FM‘s prayer and help line with Jamey and Chris

For today’s radio connection feature Friday, we sit down with Jamey and Chris, host of our show and now contributors to the joy FM‘s prayer and help line You can find out more and get involved by going to www.thejoyfm.com
3/4/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 39 seconds
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Soul radio history on the last day of Black History Month

Hello folks: We are back for another week full of great content since our recording date was on the last day of Black History Month, we decided to dive deep into the time machine and give you what radio sounded like from a soul and urban perspective over the past several decades We listen to stations such as WDIA in Memphis, WWR in New York, WLAC in Nashville, among others. Lastly, we take a look at the nine series the Tim introduced us last week and we evaluate on how Radio is changing to what it is to now. We would like your thoughts adopt us so feel free and email us, Twitter us, or Facebook us your thoughts We also have some radio news to share as well from Seattle, Tampa, Orlando, and San Diego
3/2/20223 hours, 36 minutes, 40 seconds
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Opening radio time capsules, Radio Connection Live‘s pro bowl of radio

Weed bypass all our regular features this week to bring you are second annual pro bowl radio What year legendary Joxe jazz Jack Armstrong, Therri motormouth Young (and RCL alumni guest), Scott Shannon, and many others. We dive back into Radio‘s yesteryear, Tim to the great job with this and our new friend Denny did a great job at editing. We hope you enjoy and share this with all your radio friends :-) sorry meant to say we hear from legendary radio super jocks
2/22/20223 hours, 39 minutes, 51 seconds
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We crown our Super Bowl radio winner, and cassettes making a comeback?

We are back and ready to celebrate today on Radio Connection Live as we can crown are super bowl radio winner We also tell you what people do behind-the-scenes while your favorite new radio station is coming on the block, we discuss why there are so many Spanish stations in the state of Florida, and we even tell you how can cassettes are making a big comeback, in a big way all these topics and more at the link below Also, as a special treat our podcast editor got a new set up for her any equipment so you get to hear some behind the scenes before the actual show. Sorry meant to say our podcast editor got some new adding editing and sound equipment for the show
2/15/20223 hours, 13 minutes, 12 seconds
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Paying tribute to Tampa mornings, and our Super Bowl radio is coming to a close

We have another jampacked show for you all today including the latest radio news, paying tribute to Miguel and Holly from coxes hot 101.5 in Tampa we discuss why local morning radio is better, and finally we tell you what is going down as we begin to wrap up our Super Bowl radio for this year voting closes on February 14 at 12 AM Eastern Your vote counts so please make a nomination or vote for any of the seven stations that are mentioned in this recording.
2/8/20222 hours, 52 minutes, 20 seconds
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Winter storms, Pittsburgh bridge collapses, and Radio wins listening habits again

Over an hour of radio connection for you to enjoy today First off radio news, second off we take you on a trip to Boston where they had about 1 to 2 feet blizzard like conditions over the weekend we listen to Katie KA out of Pittsburgh for bridge collapse in coverage bed took place on Saturday morning, and we also tell you about my radio listening habits are still increasing after all these years WDPI-LP is our finalist contributor for the Super Bowl radio So far we have the big ape, the 101.5 from Jacksonville, nature Coast country, the joy FM Atlanta, 97 country, and plenty of runner ups in honorable mentions in our Super Bowl radio, go back into the archives and listen to your hearts content we will pick our winners soon, so the polls and nominations will be closing before you know it
2/1/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 59 seconds
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Radio stories, a job at iHeart maybe, and getting you encouragement on today’s Radio Connection Live

Hello all, we are back for another episode of Radio connection live We tell you about what’s happened over the past week and the radio, one of our presenters has cut ties with SiriusXM, one of our other presenters applied to iHeart media and we talk about lots of radio conversation in between We tell you how some of us broke radio antennas and tuners over the past several years as well This is your last week to vote for the Super Bowl radio so we tell you what happens next after next week We do have the joy FM and the promise Jacksonville for you to vote on. We hope you enjoy today’s program :-)
1/25/20222 hours, 22 minutes, 20 seconds
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RCL special presentation: remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Junior

We have a busy day for you today on this week podcast covering our latest radio news and also paying tribute and how much to Dr. Martin Luther King, he did so much for us and he will never be forgotten! All regular features, and the Super Bowl radio will be returning next week.
1/18/20222 hours, 9 minutes, 39 seconds
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More radio wars, radio wanna be true colors and Station selling more land

We have another thrilled pack installment of our show for you today between the radio news, an incident that happened to Jamey over the weekend, for Station‘s for the Super Bowl riddle for you to vote on WPOC, 102WVAQ, star 94.5, NV 101.5 we have a lot of voting options for you to choose from We also have radio wars today with preston‘s new short wave radio AJ‘s new radio baby each card for Christmas and we try to figure out, why are some a.m. stations selling their towers like crazy in making us miss them even more when they go off the air???
1/11/20223 hours, 24 minutes, 59 seconds
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New radio formats, Colorado wildfires, and a special air check composite for our Super Bowl of radio

We want to wish everybody out there a happy and safe 2022! We are so looking forward to this year and what it has to offer for all of us and the show, and we hope you will consider joining us for the ride We have a lot of radio news to cover, including some very scary and dangerous wildfires in Colorado (Denver metro more specifically), plus we give you a super bowl of radio composite that our production guy made and voting will still be open for you for the next two weeks. At the end, we give you a little promotion idea that we are incorporating in this year‘s Super Bowl radio Stay to next week to find out how you will be able to take home a brand new Panasonic portable radio to add to your collection! Stay tuned as always!!!
1/4/20223 hours, 2 minutes, 2 seconds
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Radio Connection Live retrospective 2021

For our last show of 2021 we tell you what are biggest events and what happened over the past year we had a big year at radio connection live thanks to our guest, interview, listeners, contributors and many more of you for your support and loyalty We are very excited and optimistic for a brand-new year! Thank you again for listening and hope you enjoy the special episode :-) oh and we have a couple of radio news and format changes will be covered on our Facebook page
12/28/20212 hours, 33 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Christmas season is coming to an end, and 100,000 W power houses for the Super Bowl radio?

Will give you more great content on today’s podcast A couple new stories from preston‘s market also we do have some pre-format changes coming up that we already know about after Christmas We give you two 100,000 white country stations for you to vote on in the Super Bowl of Radio, and we have a little comedy that Tim gave us at the end Sorry meant to say 100,000 power house wattage country stations in the state of Florida Merry Christmas from the team to yours and will see you next week for our year and special.
12/21/20213 hours, 5 minutes, 9 seconds
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Tornado coverage, comparing top 40 radio, and Jamey has some thoughts on his mind?

First off, we want to say congratulations to Heather Jennings and the nature Coast country morning show as they move on to the playoff round of our Super Bowl radio. Today, we take a listen to Megan and Austin from 95.1 the big ape in Jacksonville competing against Brad Douglas in the kiss 105.3 morning show in Gainesville Florida We still pray and centered thoughts the victims were the tornadoes that took place this weekend in Kentucky we do have coverage regarding that We also have some thoughts from Jamey near the end of the show all of us, and more on today’s Radio Connection Live
12/14/20212 hours, 39 minutes, 51 seconds
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What is this birthday special, Super Bowl radio kicked off, and Heather and weather galore

We are back for another regular podcast of Radio connection live The date of the recording with the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor day so we take a trip to Hawaii eat it here remembrances of that and also we have flooding and weather coverage for down there. We begin the Super Bowl radio this week, featuring two different country stations in the state of Florida nature coast, and equal country We are taking your nominations for the next few weeks leading up to the big game. Eagle there’s plenty other fun along the way including a big radio change in Los Angeles where KNX news radio comes to a full power FM signal Always in more right now Hope you enjoy! Oh, and almost forgot if you would like to vote or nominate a station in the Super Bowl radio, feel free and Facebook us, tweet us, or send us an email
12/8/20212 hours, 32 minutes, 40 seconds
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The great one in Radio, sitting down with special guest Terry motormouth Young

Today, we got a chance exclusively to sit down on zoom and talk with Therri motormouth Young, a radio legend, from Philly to Pittsburgh, from Tampa to Roanoke, Virginia he did it all and covered it all We sit down and discuss his extraordinary career, and featured couple air checks with him along the way. We will be back later on this week for a regular program
12/7/20211 hour, 51 minutes, 47 seconds
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Back from Thanksgiving, Freddy fill ins, and sports play-by-play on the radio wins again!

We are so glad to be back with you after the Thanksgiving holiday We have a smorgasbord of topics to cover including: where to find the sweet spot for your radio antenna, Freddy feelings that took place on talk radio over the break, as well as two comparisons of different audio stations from the Pacific and here in the Northeast (one of them will be going off the air soon) I’m sorry meant to say oldies stations We also discussed why sports play-by-play on the radio is better for the blind in general than a TV broadcast, and so much more Next week, will be starting our Super Bowl radio series, you are encouraged to vote or nominate any station we featured in our archives posted on our Facebook page, Twitter or email [email protected]
11/30/20212 hours, 56 minutes, 41 seconds
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Remember John Kennedy‘s assassination, 58 years later

Hello and happy Thanksgiving from Radio Connection Live. We are taking this week off to celebrate the holiday with family and friends but we want you to remember how much Radio was important back in the 60s. So now, we bring you John Kennedy‘s assassination coverage from KLIF in Dallas we hope you enjoy it stay safe thank you for your support!
11/22/202134 minutes, 43 seconds
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Rages and dead air, what do they have in common?

We discussed a big format shift in Wheeling West Virginia, we also talk about the meeting of the air and we continue our radio road trip through Alabama and parts of Georgia. We will be off next week for Thanksgiving and we will re-air coverage of the John Kennedy assassination from 1963
11/16/20212 hours, 53 minutes, 47 seconds
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Deck the halls with Christmas music, and more vaccine talk.

We discussed the latest radio news, which entails a lot of Christmas music that is starting up now that we are in the prime time season for it. We also had a heavy discussion about vaccines, and why are some conservative talk radio hosts calling Dan Bongino out on them. We also begin our discussion of what our first visit at a radio station was like. We didn’t get to the other topics we had in mind more to come next week. Finally, we hear from Clark Howard regarding holiday shopping and saving up money during this busy time of year Finally as well, we give you details on the relaunch of our Super Bowl of Radio which will start the first week of December.
11/9/20212 hours, 55 minutes, 19 seconds
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Remembering another radio legend, more inversions, and ready for the weekend? Maybe lol

It’s time for another jampacked episode of Radio connection live. We say rest in peace to my troubles dino a legendary Cleveland radio icon. We also talk about the state of country music and how it’s changed over the years. We take you to two different cities to hear what Friday’s sound like around there Tampa, and Orlando more specifically. We also take another Radio road trip down south to parts of Georgia and Alabama, because Tim got another huge inversion over the week today, will give you part one, and next week, will give you part two Office anymore is occurring on your favorite podcast app! Hope you enjoy :-) Sorry voice text messed up yet again I meant to say a legendary talk show host from Cleveland has passed will give you details on that during our big things you need to know
11/2/20213 hours, 27 minutes, 58 seconds
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Remembering an old companion, vaccine or get fired, and small town morning radio wins again

We have a jampacked episode free today, we’re not even kidding, we first go over to New York City to discover what went down on Friday as New York has lost its only country station for the past eight years We tell you what happened and where that station moved to We also took two trips to Florida, one to nature Coast country and another to WNFB 94.3 to see how well they operate and how good they sound We remember Tim’s former guide dog this week as well, and we asked the question, to get the vaccine or get terminated from your position? We also do a radio review from Tim’s new radio that he got last Monday after the show. Alvis and more on today’s podcast. This file is pretty long so you have been warned! :-)
10/26/20214 hours, 2 minutes, 34 seconds
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Small town radio and political talk take the lead

For this weeks Radio Connection Live, we bring you the latest radio news, we talk about how they are not any African-American talkshows out there, we take you to my part of Pennsylvania where is we discover a small town Audis outlet, and we also discovered another southern radio road trip along the way. Hope you enjoyed today’s episode :-) sorry meant to say there’s an Audi/class a kid station here in PA you got to check out Oldies/classic hits
10/19/20212 hours, 48 minutes, 43 seconds
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Remembering a radio voiceover talent, the radio freak and wannabes, and Radio Vibin

It’s time for another throwback installment of Radio Connection Live Remember a Radio voiceover icon from the past 25 years, we discuss the radio freaks versus radio wannabes, we Cue a deer tick a player of to the top 40 stations from across the country, and finally, we give you sorry meant to say we did a dare to compare of two top 40 stations, and we also discussed more topics to be revealed in this weeks episode, we hope you enjoy!
10/12/20213 hours, 10 minutes, 44 seconds
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Some endings in new beginnings of radio

Lots of audio feels your ears in this week’s podcast. Fun 101.3 from Lancaster Pennsylvania has been sold educational media foundation. We give you their sign off, we also take a listen to the new wee FM at 100.1 in Reno Nevada, and storm Robinson retires from North Central Florida mornings on WKTK in Gainesville. All this and more on the show, happening now!
10/5/20212 hours, 53 minutes, 36 seconds
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Changes, changes, and changes. Oh my.…

Get ready for another week of Radio Connection Live. We present you a stationary brand or shall we say a format rebrand in Miami Florida. We also take a listen to a radio Road trip in Pottsville Pennsylvania and T1020 and by Pottsville broadcasting Preston has discovered a few other locally owned and operated stations in that market, and you’ll hear them in the future episode. Sorry, meant to say the station is called T102 We also tell you if you don’t stream, how you can get into some deep trouble with your listeners as well as the FCC We also discussed the ongoing layoffs at Cox media group as well Preston has a format change on Thursday and there’s also going to be one in Nevada on Thursday We will try and get the audio for you on Facebook live Expect that in next weeks podcast! We hope you enjoy, and thanks for your support as always
9/28/20212 hours, 31 minutes, 8 seconds
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Believe in what you do, and you get a job!

For today’s very special edition of Radio Connection Live, we celebrate and congratulate are contributor and friend of the show Chris Nusbaum as he begins a part-time gig with talk radio 105.9 WL and I in Lynchburg Virginia! We talk about what he’s going to do and we share some tips for him along the way as he begins this new adventure! We hope to see you on Clubhouse tonight Wednesday for our weekly meeting! :-)
9/23/20212 hours, 18 minutes, 49 seconds
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Bonus: behind-the-scenes editing for Radio Connection Live

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes when the finishing touches of the podcast get edited? Our friend and contributor of the show Juan Alicea gives you Bisquick demo we hope you enjoy and appreciate his efforts! :-)
9/21/20219 minutes, 11 seconds
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Remembering radio icons, and are the flood waters really rising?

For this weeks Radio Connection Live, we dared to compare two news outlets in New York City, W CBS and WINSa.m. who recently covered the flooding that took place in the area We show you how a country station rebrand in Fort Meyers, thanks to 2020 and well, we think you’ll get the drift when you hear this. We also pay tribute to 1150 WNDB Mark Bernier who lost his battle with COVID-19 recently, and finally, we also talk about why it is important to have a radio even when situations are beyond your control. We hope you enjoy and we also keep you updated with the three big things you need to know! :-) Please Please keep spreading the word and followers on social media for more updates :-)
9/21/20212 hours, 34 minutes, 5 seconds
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Feature Friday, continue to remember 9/11

Today, we are here to continue to remember the 9/11 victims and their families. We spotlighted a lot of coverage on our 9/11 tribute special, but here’s just a bit of more coverage for you to enjoy and reflect on. It’s an hour of 1010 WINS New York as they covered it for the from the beginning to what happened on that tragic day We say thank you to all the people who keep us free each and every day from all of us at Radio Connection Live
9/17/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 41 seconds
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Radio Connection Live celebrates its 100th episode!!!

We are pleased and thrilled to announce that this week, we at Radio Connection Live celebrate our one hundredth episode as a podcast! We want to thank you, the listener, as well as those that have got us during our live sessions, and yes even per courts, to where we are now it is for sure appreciative as always. We take you back to some of our live content, where we’ve been, and our plans for the future. No, we’re not leaving your feed, it’s just showing you how much dedicated and proud that we are doing this for you all each week, the only way to go with that, and that’s what we are going to do! We hope you enjoy this very special episode and please keep spreading the word on your social media feed or even on the phone, email, or Clubhouse, we don’t judge! PS: please disregard that middle part of this description, I would say the only way to go is up and we are going to continue reaching for new heights my voice text messed up yet again that’s what I get for not being near my braille keyboard
9/14/20213 hours, 26 minutes, 45 seconds
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Radio Connection Live remembers 9/11

Today is the 20th anniversary of the attack on America Will never forget this day and we’re still keeping all families and victims in our thoughts and prayers Today, we share a few audio from that horrific day from New York as well as speeches and that’s from for interviews for radio people across New York and around the US We hope you enjoy and please continue to keep peoples legacies alive and well and never forget!
9/12/20212 hours, 44 minutes, 23 seconds
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Labor Day leftovers 2021

While you get the day off from work, we come in to give you our best audio clips of all time well so far anyway,. We bypass all our regular features and give you Labor Day leftovers! Watch out next week for our one hundredth episode and we also pay tribute to 9/11.
9/6/20212 hours, 14 minutes, 18 seconds
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You can’t predict mother nature

It’s all about the weather on today’s Radio connection live. We cover the hurricane from New Orleans, and we also have some flooding coverage from Tennessee state We even listen to some yacht rock for a little as well Stay to next week as we will have Labor Day leftovers Freewalt enjoy and we invite you to come back two weeks from now as we celebrate our 100th episode! What what an accomplishment!
8/31/20212 hours, 36 minutes, 37 seconds
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News consistency

On today’s Radio Connection Live it’s all about the news, we give you the three big things you need to know in broadcasting, what happened down in Washington DC last week, and we even share if you tornado coverage from the beautiful state of Georgia. We want to see you on social media or on Clubhouse Wednesday nights at 8 o’clock eastern in the radio connection club
8/23/20212 hours, 24 minutes, 22 seconds
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What do tropical storms and Radio have in common???

We have another jampacked Radio Connection Live for you all to enjoy First off, the latest radio news, why is radio important during severe weather (continue discussion) We do dared to compare to gospel stations in our seriously terrestrial series, and we wish national public radio a happy 50th anniversary! All this and more right here, share, subscribe, rate, and enjoy!!!!!
8/17/20212 hours, 50 minutes, 37 seconds
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Remembering sports radio, and the adventures of getting a new radio continue

We have a jampacked show today! Jamey got a new radio over the weekend, so we got a chance to hear what it sounds like, we compared to country stations in this week steer to compare, do you remember a long time Florida sports coach who passed away over the weekend as well. Finally, we ask you for your help in determining our next new sounder in the show. The link has been posted on our social media Hope you enjoy! There is a typo in this I meant to say we also remembered a long time sports icon in Florida who passed away over the weekend.
8/10/20212 hours, 49 minutes, 27 seconds
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Taking the Internet out of radio combo session with Derek Mitchell

For this bonus episode, we got a chance to sit down with Derek Michio a blind Internet radio station owner he talks about his career and his goals and dreams for the future and what operating a station like this is like we hope you enjoy :-)
8/5/20212 hours, 18 minutes, 34 seconds
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Did video really kill the radio star?

For today’s Radio Connection Live, we give you the three big things need to know, we discussed how MTV is turning 40 this month, we do too dear to compares comparing Gospel radio stations and as well as Christian radio stations from SiriusXM and the joy FM, we cover for Mattix and a whole lot more, stay tune Wednesday as we interview B105 Bangor Maine Internet radio afternoon host and station owner!
8/3/20212 hours, 19 minutes, 25 seconds
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Radio evolving, and Shakeups galore

For today’s Radio Connection Live, we give you this weeks three big things you need to know, we talk about iHeartRadio adding Alexa communication feature to some of its stations, we also talk about the declining of HD radio, we take a market scope to Gainesville Florida and we listen to some R and B on this weeks seriously terrestrial series We hope you enjoy there’s more to come! :-)
7/27/20211 hour, 44 minutes, 28 seconds
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Going back in time, and the future of radio continues

We have a huge show for you all this week as always, we take a trip to Raleigh North Carolina to hear what WQDR sound like thanks to a big inversion Tim got over the weekend, we also tell you our thoughts on why the FCC is eliminating Frankin FM‘s on 87.7 MHz. We take a market scope in Maine thanks to Preston. And, we either even some features of nostalgia clips along the way, always in more on today’s podcast! We hope you enjoy and please spread the word :-)
7/20/20212 hours, 42 minutes, 21 seconds
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Tim’s birthday present, happy birthday from all of us to you!

We are officially back from the Fourth of July holiday break, today is Tim’s birthday and we celebrated on the shell the big bang, we give you the three big things that you need to know in the word of broadcasting, and we even give you an audio retrospective from his time at 1380 WELE in Daytona Beach Florida. We also have some mark K audio to show you too, all this and more on today’s Radio Connection Live! Sorry, we meant to say we have a jampacked show as always
7/13/20212 hours, 34 minutes, 50 seconds
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A Fourth of July gift from all of us to you

Don’t you wish your Fourth of July festivities were like this? Thanks to contributor Tim for this little piece of radio goodness. Happy Fourth of July from all of us from Radio Connection Live to you, thank God for our freedom and thank God for the radio!!! :-)
7/4/20211 minute, 9 seconds
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Best of Radio Connection Live for Fourth of July weekend

From all of us on Radio Connection Live we wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July, we’re taking off this week but have no fear Tim has provided us a little blast from the past so we’re going to give you a best of episode this is taking place in 2018 when the show was on 98.6 the mix Internet radio, you can now catch some of the team again on a show called Throwback Saturday night heard every Saturday at 8 o’clock Eastern Find out more by logging on to www.986themix.com we hope you enjoy this wonderful episode and talk at you soon! :-)
7/2/20211 hour, 59 minutes, 37 seconds
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The freedom of radio

We have another jampacked Radio Connection Live for you all to enjoy, First of all, the latest radio news Next, how does it feel to have your name mentioned on the radio? We all had our moments and we will share them with you! Next, we dared to compare to local morning shows in the Tampa St. Petersburg market, and give our thoughts Next, we discuss what it takes to run a format change, there’s a lot of bits and pieces to it We also take a listen to some poorly and interesting format changes done over the years! Finally, we took a trip to Gainesville and check out play at them all the hits a low powered top 40 station in the market We will be off next week for the Fourth of July holiday, but hope you’ll come back in two weeks as we celebrate Tim’s birthday, and celebrate more radio together! Please excuse the dictation fail I meant to say 105.7 play fm Gainesville Florida
6/28/20212 hours, 52 minutes, 31 seconds
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Life after pulse: how radio covered the pulse nightclub shooting (re-upload)

For anyone that missed our bonus episode last week, or you just need some more reflection, this is our coverage of the pulse nightclub shooting, as we covered it five years later. We had some technical difficulties in the original recording so that’s why we are bringing this to you again this week as a bonus You have our permission to share it with anyone who you think may be interested in this radio history Hope you enjoy, and will see you next time for RCL!!!
6/23/20211 hour, 52 minutes, 56 seconds
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Radio school, andThe talk radio world as we know it

On this weeks Radio Connection Live, it’s all about talk radio, we feature snippets of the new Clay Travis and Buck Sexton show, as well as Edina Loews show. We even educate you in radio school thanks to 88.5 KEOM from Mesquite, Texas Next, we discuss how new talk radio shows come to your favorite station, finally, we feature Oldies thanks to cool 100.9 from Flagler county, Florida. We hope you enjoy this weeks content please feel free and let us know what you think and share it with your radio friends alike! :-)
6/21/20212 hours, 38 minutes, 35 seconds
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Chris's Corner: Realtime Reaction to Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Debut

As we have been reminded multiple times since the announcement was made on May 27, June 21, 2021 brings the dawn of a new era in the history of talk radio. On this day, the door forever closes on The Rush Limbaugh Show (yes, even the "re-Rush" version,) and the dynamic duo of Clay Travis and Buck Sexton step into the gap with their new show, The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show. So, what will these guys sound like together, and are they the worthy successors Premier has deemed them to be? Chris Nusbaum records as he listens to the first segment, providing some preliminary thoughts while waiting for the show to start, then offering some initial reactions. Stay tuned for reactions from the rest of the crew during our regular weekly episode, coming later today!
6/21/202127 minutes, 36 seconds
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Life after Pulse: how radio covered the pulse nightclub shooting

On today’s Radio Connection Live, we pay tribute to the victims that were killed in the 2016 pulse night club shooting event in Orlando, we take you live as it happens and we share our thoughts. Please continue to keep it family and friends of those victims in your thoughts and prayers They will never be forgotten
6/18/20211 hour, 56 minutes, 18 seconds
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Radio’spast versus radios present

On Mondays Radio Connection Live, we are the latest radio news, we take a trip to the beach and are there to compare segment, we go back in time to the 90s thanks to the station out in Brunswick, Georgia, we answer the question, when it is a good time to change your radio stations format? We have another episode of unsolved radio mysteries, we’re Tim picked up an unknown station from Coral Gables Florida, and finally, we covered the ongoing saga between Cox media group, and it’s radio and TV properties. Stay tuned on Thursday as we pay tribute to the victims of the pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando this week five years ago
6/15/20212 hours, 50 minutes
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Back from the holiday, and radio does it again!

Welcome back from memorial day and welcome to the unofficial start of summer! We covered lots of radio news at a place over the holiday, we also took another radio trip down south to Charleston and Savannah Georgia We discuss why having a radio is even more crucial and important than some people thought it was going to be, continue and we also check out some to local country morning shows one in Flagler county Florida the other inner or Hernando county Florida. We also have many more surprises along the way as well, Feel free to share this episode and hope you enjoy! We did not get a Tim’s radio history lesson, so we will get to that next week!
6/7/20212 hours, 57 minutes, 24 seconds
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Chris’s Corner: So They Found a Successor?

This week, Premiere answered the question we’ve been asking since February. It looks like they’ll need 2 hosts to fill the slot so famously held by one for over 30 years. Butwho are these guys? Chris breaks it down, and clears up some confusion people seem to be having about how syndication works.
5/29/202139 minutes, 23 seconds
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Doing gods work, interview with John Scaggs of Way FM

You read right, we have a special treat for you this holiday weekend on Radio Connection Live We got a chance to sit down with CEO and founder of YFN, John Skaggs We discussed how the ministry came to be, how it has evolved over the years, and we also ask her own questions along the way At the end, we even decided to give Ashley a special opportunity that she can’t pass up Hope you enjoy this episode, info free to share! Please note: we won’t be here for memorial day May 31, so feel free to enjoy all of our episodes for you to enjoy Will be back on June 7 for more radio fun and conversation Learn more about way fm at: www.Wayfm.com
5/28/20212 hours, 56 minutes, 45 seconds
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Committing radio before a long holiday weekend

For today’s Radio Connection Live, we discussed how talk radio is changing, how there are over 2100 country stations, we also featured several airchecks few from Jacksonville, and we even did a dare to compare, we would like for you audience to figure out what the two stations we played this week have in common? Email us your thoughts to: [email protected] you’re also welcome to post them on our Facebook or Twitter We will announce the winner in two weeks, since we will be taking next week off for memorial day We can also give you today the first airbrake of the Midday show from Westwood one that replaces Rush Limbaugh on most if not all cumulus talk stations. Finally, we take a listen to 97.5 WPCV from Lakeland Florida, this is a good example of hometown radio right here We hope you enjoy this episode, and thank you for your support have a happy and safe weekend memorial day weekend And thank you to those that have served, continue to serve, and died for our freedom so that way we can do what we do for you each week!
5/25/20212 hours, 53 minutes, 56 seconds
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VACued Up: A Conversation with Jason Knight

When we think of the Top 40/CHR format, we often think of stations owned by big corporations running mostly syndicated programming. But there are notable exceptions, one of which can be found in Morgantown, WV. WVAQ brings the Morgantown market today's hits with tons of fun and energy, and one of their most energetic DJ's is their "Knight Guy," Jason Knight. Join us for a fun and interesting chat with Jason about pop music, his life as a DJ, his influences, his family life, and more. Check out The Knight Show weeknights from 7 PM to midnight Eastern on WVAQ, and follow @KnightGuy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat!
5/21/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 56 seconds
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The First Lady of Baltimore Radio: A Conversation with Laurie DeYoung

Do you remember the first voice you heard on the radio? For Chris, that voice belongs to Laurie DeYoung, who has been waking up Baltimore for 35 years on her award-winning morning show on iHeart's 93.1 WPOC. To her thousands of listeners, she is known as a beloved friend, an indispensable part of their daily commutes, and--for some--a part of their families. Join us as we sit down with one of radio's living legends for a candid conversation about her radio journey, the changes she has seen both in radio and in music, how she overcame the stereotypes about the place of the woman on-air, her life in Baltimore, and much more. Be sure to check out Laurie's show from 5-10 AM Eastern on WPOC and look for The Laurie DeYoung Show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
5/18/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 38 seconds
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More small-town radio, and radio controversies

Another jampacked episode of Radio Connection Live! We have the latest radio news, plus, The new Rush Limbaugh tribute podcast in partnership with iHeart media, and the big radio happening that is going down at Z 88.3 Orlando, we discuss, whatever happened to that radio jingle? We also take a look at jingles that were produced for KVIL in Dallas Fort Worth we did a dare to compare featuring two small town country stations in the state of Florida as well We did not get The promise Jacksonville air check, we will get to that next week Hope you enjoy, and stay tune for more interviews with Jason night and Laurie the young! Later this week.
5/18/20213 hours, 48 minutes, 24 seconds
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Small towns, and surprises

You have landed on another week of Radio Connection Live. And what do we have? Well a lot of stuff is coming your way From news nuggets, two is small-town radio really declining? Why are demographics so important in the radio industry? We also feature a couple air checks, Hope FM out of Polacca Florida, US 102.3 from Gainesville Ocala, and we also check out WAPE‘s warning show for a bit Also, look out for a couple surprises leading up to the end of the show as well! Thank you for listening, and stay tuned for our interview with Jason night later this week!
5/11/20213 hours, 57 minutes, 30 seconds
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Rebelation, morning radio, and format changes galore

We have another jampacked show for you this week, discussing the latest radio news, what is morning radio doing wrong? We even featured dare to compare featuring 2 Jacksonville country morning radio shows, we also shared with you the rebranding of 1079 in Charlotte North Carolina, and for the first time ever, we debut a new format change, from Lynchburg Virginia! We have a special announcement to show you to during this podcast! Take care and hope you enjoy!
5/4/20212 hours, 58 minutes, 37 seconds
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The future of radio as we know it

On today’s Radio Connection Live, we bring you the latest radio news, cupboard the George Floyd sentencing thanks to WCCO in Minneapolis, featured some more Marquez K audio, talked about how a.m. stations are going all digital and what we think it’s going to look like in the future, and finally, we discussed what we think Z 88.3 is changing the Christian radio sounds We hope you enjoy and please feel free to let us know what you think! :-)
4/27/20213 hours, 13 minutes, 33 seconds
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The past, present, and future of radio. Our interview with Ellis be feaster

On this bonus episode of RCL, we got a chance to sit down with the legendary Ellis Easter from YouTube, NZ 88.3 in Orlando. We talked about his radio career, as well as the future of radio, and we asked him some pretty interesting questions along the way, you can find out more about Alice by going to YouTube and checking out his many awesome air checks and you can also hear him every day on the Z family of stations. .com
4/21/20212 hours, 9 minutes, 12 seconds
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The joy of inversions

For today’s episode of Radio Connection Live, we give you the latest radio news and happenings. We uncovered what happened in Orlando this morning and Hoehl Central Florida found their joy. We took another radio Road trip down the south Florida examined what Tim found in a late night invirgin, we somehow answer the question, is dxing really going away as we know it? And we talk about the competition of now 2 Christian radio brands in a single market. Please stay tuned later this week, as we will be interviewing legendary radio and you tube air checker Ellis feaster! We hope you enjoy this episode!
4/20/20211 hour, 49 minutes, 55 seconds
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The woman with a golden voice: Our conversation with Vanessa James

Today on this very special edition of Radio Connection Live, We got a chance to sit down and talk to legendary voiceover artist Vanessa James! She voices formats including, hip-hop, top 40, R&B, and recently got into gospel formats as well. She is very good at her craft and we very much enjoyed having her discussing her radio career and she also gave the respective radio freak advice along the way! Hope you enjoy, and stay to next time for more fun!!!
4/15/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 1 second
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Small-town radio, and big morning shows

This time around on Radio Connection Live, we discuss what small-town radio has that corporate radio doesn’t have, we feature several air checks, the launch of the all new Mark K syndication show, we get to listen to the morning hustle on 107.9 the Beat in Valdosta Georgia, we brought back there to compare and took a listen to 106.9 I am country, and 93.7 K country from the Gainesville Ocalla market of Florida,we also discussed radio invasions that people may have forgotten about, and we cover more radio inversions as well If you have any suggestions or ideas for next time or also if you have any ideas for radio inversions we should do, you may post them on our social media or email [email protected] stay tune later this week as we interview voiceover artist Vanessa James!
4/12/20212 hours, 42 minutes, 1 second
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Bonus: quality rock from Savannah Georgia

It’s time for another bonus episode of Radio Connection Live, this time we take you to Savannah and listen to quality rock Q105.3. They are locally owned and operated, and know how to do local radio right! The proof is in this air check! Enjoy :-)
4/7/202114 minutes, 6 seconds
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Comedy, country, and quality control

Wow, we have another jampacked radio connection free this week! We covered the latest radio news of the day, including two format changes, one in Milwaukee the other in Phoenix where we got a classic hip-hop back thanks to social media and fanfare response, we even showed you and clip of how the new odyssey sounds like thanks to entercomm’s rebranding last week. Topics update include: What is morning radio doing wrong and how can I get improved? What is country radio doing wrong in what on all our thoughts about the improvement? And, we even talked about what local radio can do better. Speaking of local radio finally, we take a radio trip to Savannah Georgia where we featured Q105.3 quality rock. They have a great music mix and they’re all The music, the personality, and live and local We will share with you this air check as well in a separate episode
4/6/20213 hours, 15 minutes, 55 seconds
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Radio Connection Live for Monday, March 29 (edited)

We are re-uploading this episode again because we did have some technical glitches on recording day. Same great content just in an edited form. Hope you enjoy and see you next time #rclthepodcast
4/2/20212 hours, 43 minutes, 44 seconds
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The wonderful world of radio inversions

For this bonus episode, we take you on a radio road trip throughout Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. This was taking place the weekend of March 26, 2021. Hope you enjoy and please feel free to let us know what you think!!!
3/30/202125 minutes, 5 seconds
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Radio, young and old

On this very jampacked Radio Connection Live, we discuss what young people look for in a radio station now, we even talked about what radio sounded like back in the good all days, and we even featured several airchecks what is the launch of the all new Disney Hits channel on SiriusXM, another is a pretty interesting radio in version that our friend Tim caught over the weekend, and the last couple were from the rock radio days back in the 1980s. As a special treat, since we were sharing our thoughts during the radio in virgin air check we decided to upload that as a bonus episode. It’s three hours worth of radio goodness we hope you enjoy!
3/30/20213 hours, 4 minutes, 20 seconds
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Chris's Corner Ep. 2: Join The Radio Connection on Clubhouse!

Radio Connection Live now has a club on Clubhouse! If you have an iPhone and a friend with an invite, we encourage you to download the free app, set up an account and join the fun on the fastest-growing social media platform. If you've already taken the plunge, we invite you to join The Radio Connection club and hang out with your fellow radio freaks, including the RCL team! Take a listen as Chris demonstrates how to find our club and join us for the first exclusive RCL Clubhouse social tonight.
3/24/202118 minutes, 49 seconds
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Radio, then and now

On this weeks jampacked Radio Connection Live, we talk about his iHeartRadio really creating the future of radio and media? Also we discuss more on radio inversions now that this spring and summer months walk be upon us, and finally, we talk about that even though we are living in a generation full of smart speakers and smart devices, ditching that old radio will not be a good idea . Sorry meant to say ditching the radio is not a good idea. And now about the spring and summer weather is upon us we have a couple inversions for you to enjoy thanks to our contributor 10 We also have what happened in Jacksonville as well . Hope you enjoy and thank you for subscribing and spreading the word! :-)
3/22/20212 hours, 17 minutes, 14 seconds
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LP’s, and radio antennas

On today’s Radio Connection Live, we discussed the latest radio news, we also talked about a radio review but our friend Tim got during last week, and do we think that low power FM is really the future of radio? Your comments are always welcome, and make sure you will be on the lookout for our interview with Dr. Dr. John from zephyr in Florida this week
3/15/20211 hour, 50 minutes, 49 seconds
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Radio connection mini cast: What radio means to me

Today, Preston is doing a quick mini cast and reflecting on the recent events of radio, he discusses what radio means to him, and shares his thoughts more detail. We hope you enjoy this episode, and stay tuned for more great content!
3/14/20218 minutes, 44 seconds
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The man with the golden voice, interview with John willyard part 2

Today, we sat down with our special guest John will yard again, to discuss his faith, and we discussed more radio stories as well. A special surprise we coming to the intro of his podcast soon, so you might want to stay tuned! Hope you all enjoy! :-)
3/9/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 1 second
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Chris's Corner Ep. 1: Reflections on Rush, Recent Radio Deaths, and the Meaning of Radio

Happy Monday, radio freaks! We're recording and dropping our regular episode tomorrow along with Part 2 of our interview with John Willyard (stay tuned for that.) But in the meantime, Chris Nusbaum drops in for episode 1 of Chris's Corner, an occasional segment that will become part of our Feature Fridays in the future. In this first episode, Chris gets personal (and a bit emotional) as he reflects on the passing of Rush Limbaugh and the ongoing radio tributes to him, other people we have recently lost in radio, and why we as listeners feel these losses so deeply and personally.
3/9/202151 minutes, 48 seconds
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Tim's Tirade Ep. 1: Rush Remembered... As He Was in the Old Days

Welcome to the first RCL #FeatureFriday! On these special Friday's, RCL hosts and contributors will be dropping special little extras into your podcast feed on whatever is on their minds. You never know what you'll get on a Feature Friday; heck, we don't know what you'll get most of the time. That's the fun of it--if you open your favorite podcast app on a Feature Friday, you'll know there's a surprise from us waiting for you! For the first Feature Friday surprise, we're bringing back a beloved staple from the latter part of the live show era: a segment we called Tim's Tirade. Our friend Tim O'Conner pops in for the feature's podcast debut to provide his unique perspective on the life and death of Rush Limbaugh, including some historical background on why Rush's show was so revolutionary, how Tim helped introduce Rush to the Tallahassee market, and what Rush sounded like in the early days of his talk show--a sound that, sadly, many of his younger listeners were never able to enjoy. Fun fact: Did you know Rush was once known as Jeff Christie, a top 40 DJ in Pittsburgh? Tim has an aircheck!
3/6/202124 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Man with the Golden Voice: A Conversation with John Willyard, Part 1

If you've listened to country music on the radio even casually, whether you've known it or not, you've probably heard the legendary voice of our guest on this special episode of RCL. John Willyard is a veteran voiceover artist who has been heard on stations in almost every major market, on the CMA Awards, on WWE broadcasts, and on CNN, just to name a few. John joins Jamie, Preston, Chris and Tim to share his story, swap fun facts, impart wisdom, and give us a glimpse into the off-air worlds of some of the legends he has worked with over his many years in broadcasting. To learn more about John and listen to his work, check out www.johnwillyard.com. Note: We are elated to announce that John will be joining us again next week for Part 2 of our conversation! If you have questions you'd like us to ask him, send them in to [email protected] before Tuesday, March 9.
3/3/20211 hour, 51 minutes, 37 seconds
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Blah blah blah, you talk too much, you worry me to death!!!

To begin a new month of Radio Connection Live, we discuss what radio stations we think may do now but Rush has gone to pasture. We also talk about how talk radio up today is an outcry from what talk radio was like back in 1988 when Dr. Limbaugh came on the scene! We also to discuss how music radio has changed ever cents. Please note, John Williard will be joining us tomorrow march 2, for a very special episode. If you have any last minute questions for him, please send them to us either on email or social media! Enjoy, and as always, thanks for your support!
3/2/20212 hours, 29 minutes, 34 seconds
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Radio randomness

This week, we went all over the board. We bring you the latest radio news, talk about how Tim ran Rush Limbaugh back in the 80s, what running sports radio was like during a power outage, and severe weather, and we remind you why radio is more important than ever when it comes to hurricanes, and serious weather events. Next week, we are going to have John Willyard for interview. For those that do not know who he is,, he’s a legendary voiceover artist and narrator. If you have any questions for him, please get in touch either via email, or social media. Enjoy, and keep spreading the word and subscribe! :-)
2/23/20212 hours, 46 minutes, 32 seconds
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Minicast: Remembering Rush

Today the American radio landscape was shaken with the sudden announcement that Rush Limbaugh, who singlehandedly pioneered the syndicated conservative talk format, passed away at the age of 70 due to complications of lung cancer. On this special tribute episode, Jamie and Preston are joined by 3 friends of the show--AJ, Chris and Danny--to reflect on Rush's legacy, their personal memories of listening to his one-of-a-kind show during its unprecedented 32-year run in syndication, his impact on radio, and what talk radio will sound like without Rush on it.
2/18/20212 hours, 13 minutes, 17 seconds
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Copy cats, and radios misconceptions

Happy Presidents’ Day everyone! We had another jampacked show this week, with lots of radio news, plus topics of the week, including radio’s copycats, and people’s misconceptions about the radio, we break both layers down for you and give you our thoughts. Remember if you have any thoughts and want to contribute please do so on email, or social media. Hope you enjoy and will see you next week! :-)
2/15/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 26 seconds
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Sean Ross interview February 11, 2021

On this very special edition of Radio Connection Live we interview Sean Ross from Ross on radio he’s also a contributor of radio insight in Addison research. We discuss all things radio from the past, present, and future. This was a lot of fun and we look forward to do it again soon! If you have any suggestions for future guest, please let us know either by social media or email! Hope you enjoy this interview! :-) And thank you very much for your support and keeping radio alive along with us!
2/11/20211 hour, 45 minutes, 51 seconds
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Super Bowl recap, the unsung heroes of radio, and life lessons

First off, congratulations to the Tampa Bay buccaneers on winning Super Bowl 55! This week, we give you the latest radio news and happenings, discuss what went down with Morgan Wallen and white radio isn’t playing his music for the time being, also discuss what makes radio unique and departs around it, (the unsung heroes), and finally we talked about how radio covered the big game is past weekend. Thoughts, comments, and suggestions for future topics are always welcome via email, Facebook, or Twitter. Stay tuned this Thursday as we interview Sean Ross from Ross on radio! Enjoy!
2/8/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 23 seconds
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Traditions and streaming

We had a jampacked episode today on radio connection life! First, we dive in the latest radio news, we talked about Radio traditions that have gone by the wayside, we discussed the benefits of streaming and why some companies should really get on the bandwagon, and also, we talk about all the wonderful lower power at them stations that are on the radio landscape. If you haven’t checked one out, we strongly encourage you to do so. We welcome a brand new member of the family this week named Hunter, he is no stranger to the show as he has been on our live edition several years ago. We hope you enjoy this episode, and please don’t forget to leave us a review, subscribe and follow us on social media!!!
2/2/202158 minutes, 21 seconds
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Hmmmmm. Are we Really in the Future of Radio?

On this week's episode of RCL, we welcome in a new member to the radio connection family, Adam! We also discuss how radio stations want you to download their app, or follow them on social media. We also answer the question: How many radio apps do you need on your mobile device? Finally, we say RIP to the great Larry King, and we also talk about how Iheart Media is really creating the future of radio. Hope you enjoy this episode, don't forget to subscribe, leave us a rating, and spreading the word and radio love!!!
1/25/202145 minutes, 24 seconds
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Getting slow: interviewing special guest are dub from slow Jamz

On this special episode of radio connection live, we got a chance to interview the legendary R dub, host of the nationally syndicated week night and Sunday night slow jams. He talks about the show, how he got into radio in the first place, as well as giving advice to somebody who has an interest and wants to get into the field someday. This was a very fun and informative episode, we hope you enjoy it!!!
1/21/20211 hour, 35 minutes, 49 seconds
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No Limits in Radio: A Report from the Field

What do you get when you mix a blind guy, a sports fanatic, and a radio freak, all in one human package? No, not one of our co-hosts, but the man himself... Trent Ferguson. He joins us from his home studio, where he directs news and commentates sporting events for WNZF, to chat about his radio journey, the challenges he has overcome, and how Jamie inspired him. As always, we unpack the latest news in the world of broadcasting, we recognize Chris's last day as a weekly co-host, and much more. Note: Stay tuned for a very special minicast this week featuring a very special guest!
1/18/20211 hour, 46 minutes, 41 seconds
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RCL Minicast: A Special Announcement from Chris

What's up with Chris? Why wasn't he on several podcasts, and where did he go when he suddenly left in the middle of a show? Listen as Chris gives an update and makes a special announcement.
1/14/202125 minutes, 12 seconds
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To Stream or Not to Stream? That is the Question

There is no doubt that the times are changing and, as they do, the way we enjoy radio is changing. This theme has been repeated again and again in discussions inside and outside the industry, including many previous episodes of this podcast. And yet, there are still some who are restistant to the very idea of a radio station streaming its content. In fact, you might be familiar with one of them. So what are the pros and cons of streaming? How important is it in the grand scheme of content delivery? Also, Americans watched events unfold on January 6 that we thought we would never see, as a group of rioters breached the walls of the Capitol and created chaos on the floors of the House and Senate as Congress sought to certify the results of November's election. How did radio do at covering this breaking story, and how did broadcasters react when they learned that the people committing the violence may have been members of their audience? That and more on this week's episode.
1/13/20211 hour, 47 minutes, 5 seconds
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2020: A Year in Review

2020 was a lot of things, but it certainly was not uneventful. Like everything else in this crazy world, broadcasting was riddled with seemingly endless twists and turns throughout the year. So, as we say "goodbye" and "good riddance" to the year that was 2020, the RCL crew, along with contributor Tim O'Connor, takes a broad view of the year and discusses what to make of it all. From all of us at Radio Connection Live, we wish you a very merry Christmas, happy holiday season, and blessed 2021. Thank you for your support of this podcast and—most importantly—your love of radio!
12/23/20202 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds
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The Secret Life of the Average American Radio Freak... Revealed

Welcome to this special double-episode week! Finally back from his extended journey through the world of medical emergencies, which we hope will be over for a long time, Chris rejoins the show to reminisce about his beginnings as a budding radio freak. As expected, his story leads us to continue the conversation started on Monday and get even nerdier, if that's possible. We also share the best radio that has been getting us through the ups and downs of 2020.
12/19/20202 hours, 1 minute, 59 seconds
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No Bones About It!

Contrary to popular belief, the RCL crew aren't broadcasting experts. We're not industry insiders or professionals. We didn't go to school for this... well, maybe Ashley did, but she's just one. We're not even paid to do this. So what qualifies us to talk about radio on a podcast? Well, nothing really, except that we're a bunch of radio freaks. Radio freaks are a rare breed—often misunderstood, sometimes marginalized. So how did we become these strange specimens of humanity? Preston, Jamie and Ashley share their stories. Chris has been dealing with a lot of health issues and was out this week, which is why this episode is delayed in being published, but don't worry; you'll hear his story on the next episode. Also, Bobby Bones is now possibly the most recognized voice in country radio. But he wasn't always that successful—not in the least. Jamie, Preston and Ashley talk about Bobby's inspiring story and what it teaches us.
12/18/20201 hour, 35 minutes, 22 seconds
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Radio: Where You May or May Not Get Out of It What You Put Into It

Preston is celebrating his birthday and Chris is recovering from a stent in the hospital, but the team still gets together to chat about radio and, on this particular episode, take a random trip down memory lane. Radio Disney finally closes its doors, making the inevitable official and prompting the team to reminisce about their childhoods as budding radio freaks. I heart continues massive layoffs of on air staff and blames Covid, but is Covid really the culprit? Just in time for the holidays, we break down the pros and cons of the various styles of pledge drives and radiothons. Finally, be sure to stay tuned until the end to hear the debut of the new weekly feature that we think you will really enjoy. Welcome to the last month of 2020 on Radio connection live!
12/8/20202 hours, 29 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Clean Version... Or Not (Uncut)

Chris was away dealing with a family emergency, so Tim joined Jamie, Preston and Ashley to swap stories and share perspectives. They discuss the pros and cons of voice tracking, the so-called "clean" versions of songs that so often become the only versions we know, and Tim goes off on various tirades that lead their discussion to all kinds of unexpected places. Note: As a special treat, we have posted here the "uncut," long-form version of this episode. In the middle of the show, our Zoom meeting ended abruptly, and we had to quickly re-group and continue. You'll hear in this cut everything that transpired between segments.
12/3/20202 hours, 45 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bonus: Remembering JFK’s Assassination 57 Years Later

Happy Thanksgiving! As we reflect on how thankful we are for the gift of radio, we present to you a special episode to commemorate the 57th anniversary of the assassination of President John F Kennedy, which took place on November 22, 1963. Like stations across the country at that time, KLIF in Dallas, otherwise a top 40 station, was forced to abandon its entire format to cover the news of this horrific event as it took place. Their skill in doing so is nothing short of remarkable. Join us as we take this look back, starting with Chris’s introduction, and remember why we should be thankful every day to have radio available to us.
11/26/202041 minutes, 13 seconds
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An Attitude of Gratitude

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we recognize what we’re thankful for as radio fans. Stations of all kinds have switched to Christmas music and we share our thoughts on holiday radio. But first, we hear from a listener about a breaking story.
11/26/20202 hours, 9 minutes, 37 seconds
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Something's Missing

Once again, our "News Nuggets" emphasize the stark contrast between big corporate radio and the "little guys." We recap the CMA Awards, which were covered on many stations, but were glaringly absent from others. Jamie introduces us to his return to Sirius XM. If you're listening late at night, in the overnight hours, you may have noticed that something is missing: the overnight DJ. On many stations, that once-faithful all-night companion is gone for good. Does that matter? What is the role of an all-night DJ if not many people are listening during that shift anyway? We discuss, and Chris shares a story that was related to him by one Blair Garner.
11/18/20201 hour, 27 minutes, 16 seconds
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Where Have All the DJS Gone?

It has been a bittersweet week in the world of radio. Entercom and Urban One have announced a major trade-off, a few format changes have been announced, and EMF has dropped K-Love Classics with the promise of more and better things in 2021. But then there are the budget cuts at iHeart. In the midst of an economy already laden with increasing unemployment and decreasing resources, iHeart stations across the country have put an axe through their local talent pool. What does this mean, why is it happening, and where do we go from here? Is it really #BecauseCovid or is that just an excuse? We go through the cuts and respond to them. Time to get real.
11/10/20201 hour, 25 minutes, 34 seconds
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Bonus: Election 2020 Recap... So Far

So, yesterday was Election Day--that day when every politically-minded person in the US is glued to their TV or radio, listening to the seemingly endless stream of commentary as they wait for the results to come in from each state, as if it were the scoreboard of the World Series. Beginning at 6 PM Eastern, Jamie, Chris and Preston divided and conquered as they listened to stations and networks from around the country to see how each station was covering the events of Election Night. Join us as we recap the good, the bad and the ugly. Later, Tim joins in to add his unique take.
11/5/20201 hour, 41 minutes, 11 seconds
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Where the Past Meets the Present

Tim O'Connor makes another guest appearance on the show, and in a blast from RCL's past, Jamie lets him host. You see, Tim hosted RCL in 2015 and 2016 when it aired live on KJSC Radio. With Tim back in the host's chair and Chris away, the crew goes all over the board as they have a freewheeling conversation about pretty much anything and everything. Be sure to listen until the end to hear an outtake for the ages! Also, listen to the original 2015 intro at the beginning of the show. After 5 years, can you recognize that voice?
11/4/20202 hours, 14 minutes, 33 seconds
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All digital a.m. mini cast

TheFCC has approved a proposal that would allow a.m. radio stations to go all digital. What does that mean to you?
10/28/20205 minutes, 19 seconds
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Alexa, Replace My Radio?

Heresy, you say? Perhaps, but it's true. Streaming is quickly putting an end to the need for terrestrial radio in its traditional form, and that may not be such a bad thing after all. Jamie shares what he's been learning from his experiment with only listening to streamed radio, and we discuss. Also, Preston gets us ready for November 2, a day of changes for some of the most historic radio stations in the world. Finally, Jamie shows us in so many ways that he's cooler than the rest of us. He wasn't satisfied with merely playing for us his appearance on this week's Kim Komando Show. He also related his many experiences inside a radio studio, the time he suddenly found himself going to dinner with one of the most-loved broadcasters in the Tampa Bay market, the time he was given a very special gift by a broadcaster he loved, and much more. Are you jealous yet? We certainly are!
10/26/20201 hour, 54 minutes, 28 seconds
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Radio: It's Personal

For many years, when RCL was a live show, we ended each episode by playing Alan Jackson's "Thank God for the Radio." In this beautiful, simple song, Jackson gives thanks for the faithful companion that is with him "on the wrong end of the highway, when the long night has no end." As it is with Alan Jackson, so it is with all of us. Yes, we do our "news nuggets" and give our opinions on the latest goings on in the radio industry. But when you get down to it, radio is personal to us. And, if you think about it, we're sure it's just as personal to you. So, after updating you on the week's news and riffing a bit on heritage call letters, Jamie, Chris and Preston open up and share their stories of personal encounters with the broadcasters they had grown to love. Whether it was Jamie calling into a morning show as one of its DJ's was having a very emotional moment or Chris being completely taken by surprise by seeing at a concert the lady whose voice he woke up to every morning since he could remember hearing a radio, this show was nostalgia at its most emotional. Then, Jamie shares an experiment he is conducting and we talk about possible results. If you want to see a side of some of the RCL crew you may not have known existed, tune into this roller coaster ride of an episode! Note: We dedicate this episode to Laurie DeYoung of WPOC in Baltimore. "Miss Laurie," as she was known by Chris throughout his early childhood, celebrated her 35th anniversary of broadcasting in Baltimore—all on the same station! Why do we single her out? Listen and find out!
10/19/20201 hour, 29 minutes, 48 seconds
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Nice Sound If You can Get It

The shake-ups continue across the country, particularly in the lineups of talk stations. This inspires Chris to make up the name of a new format that may or may not exist. The FCC makes news worth noting—and, surprisingly, we like it. Jamie asks us if we've ever seriously thought about the sensitivity of our radio antennas. Admittedly, most of us haven't, but a good discussion ensues anyway. We take up some pretty weighty questions: Of what use is the AM band? Are radio antennas even relevant anymore? Are AM/FM radios quickly becoming a thing of the past? Has the smart speaker taken the place of the surround-sound radio as the listening apparatus of choice? Finally, it's often said that radio is "theatre of the mind." How does this translate to the way we enjoy sports? Lots to think about on this week's episode! Remember: We're giving our Facebook fans a special look behind-the-scenes as we stream our recording session next Monday, October 19, at 3 PM Eastern. Be sure to like Radio Connection Live on Facebook to get notified when we go live!
10/13/20201 hour, 30 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Return of the Radio Veteran

Tim O'Connor, former host of the show and veteran of terrestrial radio, joins us to tell stories of radio's past and provide his unique insights on radio's present. We revisit the land of format changes with a closer look at change that directly challenged one of the most established stations of its kind in the world. Then, what is a programming philosophy, and how is it developed? Tim shares his thoughts with the team.
10/5/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 2 seconds
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Might As Well Face It, You're Addicted to... What?

EMF is at it again, acquiring more stations to bring under the huge umbrella that is K-Love. iHeart adds one more 24/7 network to their portfolio. "News Nuggets" are making waves in various markets, reminding us once again that all radio is, in the end, local. Also, this week's show is a journey of discovery for the panel, as we confess to you and each other our healthy--or perhaps unhealthy--radio addictions. Finally, we take a closer look at the Cristian radio format, and give our local stations the love they deserve. Make sure to listen carefully for this week's trivia question. Email us if you know the answer!
9/28/20202 hours, 1 minute, 19 seconds
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Of Formats, Festivals and Flamethrowers: RCL for the Week of 9-21-20

This week, a well-executed format change to a very well-executed format in Atlanta inspires the team to talk about what makes a good format change--and, for that matter, what makes a good format. We de-brief the iHeart Music Festival and the ACM Awards, both of which were presented very differently, for better or for worse. Our old friends at iHeart and Cumulus become the topic of conversation yet again as we talk about how similar they really are. The trivia question from last week's podcast is answered and a new one is asked. If you know the answer, email [email protected]!
9/21/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 3 seconds
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Oh Entercom, What Have You Done?: Radio Connection Live for the Week of September 16, 2020

This week we remember the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by listening to a powerful montage of New York City's radio landscape as stations there tried to bring to their listeners events that their own broadcasters were struggling to grapple with. The past week has been filled with "news nuggets," and we break them all down. We then discuss our favorite innovations in radio, pro and con. Be sure to listen till the end to hear Chris's radio trivia question! If you know the answer, email us! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/radioconnectionlive Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/rclthepodcast Email your feedback: [email protected]
9/17/20201 hour, 52 minutes, 34 seconds
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Bonus: Salem, Charlie Kirk, and... What About Prager?

Chris rides solo on this mini-episode about a breaking story involving one of his favorite syndicators: the Salem Radio Network. They've added a new show to their lineup, but its time slot conflicts directly with one of their own shows--which, by the way, is arguably the most popular show on that network. Chris offers some listener perspective and asks, "What's going on?" Plus, a postscript on a breaking story from Baltimore with comments that only a Marylander can provide. Chris is out of town next week, but he just couldn't stay away from the mic while these stories were being tweeted out. So, in the words of Salem's newest talk show host, "Buckle up, everybody; here we go!" Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/radioconnectionlive Follow us on Twitter: @rclthepodcast Email us: [email protected]
9/2/202034 minutes
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Radio Connection Live for the Week of August 31, 2020

In memory of the late, great Herman Cain, we begin a new RCL tradition: Each of our radio news stories will now be known as "news nuggets." Chris has some exciting announcements about the future of RCL, we discuss what Covid-19 has taught us about radio, and Ashley joins us from Nashville as our newest team member. All that and more on this week's episode of Radio Connection Live! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/radioconnectionlive Follow us on Twitter: @rclthepodcast Email your feedback: [email protected]
8/31/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 42 seconds
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Radio Connection Live test recording Via Zoom

On this short segment of RCL, we discuss what we'll be talking about on our next episode! We even tell you how we're going to use Zoom to take your interactions moving forward! Contact info will be given out on the Radio Connection facebook, so make sure you liked the page if you haven't yet! Thanks for listening, and please keep spreading the word! See you tomorrow (08/31) for a brand new RCL via Zoom!!!:-)
8/30/20205 minutes, 27 seconds
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Radio connection live (Trailer)

6/25/202043 seconds