AM 106 launch September 10, 1984

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AM 106 launch September 10, 1984

Postby radiofan » Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:15 am

From the RadioWest archives, here's the launch of Calgary's AM 106 on September 10, 1984 .. The launch was voiced by then PD Don Stevens
and the first AM 106 Morning Guy was Steve Woodman a year or two before he beame Jesse Dylan. You'll also hear Marianna Jaromi doing
traffic ... a few years later she was teamed up with Terry Reid at Vancouver's 97 Kiss FM and then QM-FM.

AM 106 (CFCN) Launch September 10, 1984

Read about CFCN's rebirth as AM 106 in today's history section ... viewtopic.php?f=21&t=8202

Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who couldn't hear the music.
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Re: AM 106 launch September 10, 1984

Postby CKNF » Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:33 am

The personalities weren't all that vibrant on the air can still hear that 'CFCN' tone. I love how they annunciate 'A-M'.
"The New A-M, A-M-1-0-6"
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Re: AM 106 launch September 10, 1984

Postby groundwave » Sun Sep 12, 2010 3:52 pm

I recall always being impressed by that station's remarkably open-sounding processing. It sounded so naturally "unprocessed" you could readily forget you were even listening to a radio broadcast. No over-modulated, sledge-hammer impact, brick-wall sound levels for their PD and engineers! Perhaps that too lingered from the CFCN days.
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