1998-2000

Classic Mailbag posts starting in March 1999 when our Mailbag officially began through the year 2000.

March 1999 – October 1999

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] It sounds that The New Point’s playlist only covers a certain number of years. If its more than 15 years old, then they drop it from the playlist. Personally I liked it the way it was before. Was there a ratings …

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November 1999 – January 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up[/important] As for your comment of “So What?” to WPCB altering it’s programming to allow for the swap involving WQEX, the reason is simple: Psalm 119 verses two and three tell us that “Happy are all who search for God and always …

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February 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] It’s me again,true Rocky 103.5 became the all new Froggy 103 with the calls of WOGE-FM Steubenville. Like the forthcoming cousin WOGI-FM (once the move to Duquesne is ok’ed),they will target listeners in most of Allegheny County (read Pittsburgh).It does look …

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March 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Dear Eric….As a brand new “on-liner” and one interested in local radio and TV happenings, I was thrilled to find your “site” just this evening. Your radio coverage is remarkable, but – unless I’m still too new to web-site finding, I …

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April 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] PBRTV, Under your AM listings,for AM 540 (WWCS) you mispelled the name of the town WWCS is in, it is spelled Canonsburg, not Cannonsburg. I just thought you might want to know this before someone else like me from Canonsburg raises …

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May 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Hi Eric, Well, I made a valiant attempt to get to your chat, but I didn’t get home until after 9 ,and by the time I signed up as a member and all that, including trying to configure my browser to …

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June 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Hey Eric, Would ya tell me, what’s going on with Banana? You’d know right, being pals with him and all. I tried to check out his new stations webpage, but they had someone else up? Makes me think I missed something …

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July 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Dear Eric: Well, I guess the cat is out of the bag as of this morning’s paper. Starting next week, I will no longer be covering radio and TV as I move to the Trib’s Greensburg newsroom. There are several reasons, …

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August 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Eric, to answer a reader’s question, WWSW moved from 1490 to 970 around 1946 or 1947. The 970 eight-tower array was one of the first “heavy” directionals in the United States, and a bit of an engineering marvel when it was …

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September 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Eric, just so you know, 96.1 is now Kiss-fm, todays best music. Look out B-94. (September 29, 2000) Sounds like MIX 96.1 is changing formats (again). 9/29/00 at 5PM seems to be the “unveiling” – have been hearing the “Death March” …

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October 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Hey there, I just ran across the PBRTV page — I really like it. You’re linked from NewsBlues.com, which might help generate some more hits for you… By the way former Pittsburgh WTAE-TV morning news anchor Melanie Shafer is currently a …

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November 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Eric, Jeff McCready reports in the November 30 edition of the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat that NorLin Broadcasters, which currently owns WSRA-FM in Central City and WYSN-AM in Somerset, will sell both of its stations to Dame Broadcasting, owners of WQKK-FM Johnstown and …

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December 2000

[important]To read in chronological order, start at the bottom and work your way up.[/important] Belated Happy Holidays wishes and wishes for a prosperous new year! This is John Galloway (a.k.a. DJ JOHN G). You know the person who predicted right about Mix 96.1 as of March of this past year and Fall of 99 (although …

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