Radio Waves: 2020

December 25 — How to listen online easily

December 18 — Sounds of the Season returns; LA getting it’s own Radio Hall of Fame; changes at the PPB/HMP

December 11 — Remembering Chuck Clemens; goodbye to Disney; where are the oldies; asking Dave Beasing

December 4 — Jimmy Rabbitt passes; living in the past

November 27 — Classical 1260 coming soon; passings; new KBLA talk format

November 20 — Daily Dees; early FM rock; 88.5’s live sessions on vinyl

November 13 — Holiday music; SiriusXM reception help; annual holiday cutbacks at iHeart; KGGI lends a hand

November 6 — Exploring all-digital AM; Ask Dave; have you heard The Mess?;Ā letterbag

October 30 — Music ’til dawn on 1260; reader mail

October 25 — Remembering Dave Hull

October 18 — September Nielsens

October 11 — Jim McInnes to KPRI; Barrett’s LARadio.Com gone for good

September 27 — iHeart copies Entercom; asking Dave; dropping out

September 20 — K-Surf going back; Entercom gets desperate; passings

September 13 — Readers respond to recent columns

September 6 — KNX celebrates a century on the air; 1940s radio online

August 30 — New hosts on Go Country; 1090 turns to sports; top-40 responses

August 23 — The greatest top-40 stations ever; short takes

August 16 — The Morning Mess (due to space constraints, this segment was revised and run this week); station music surveys … lost marketing?

August 9 — Making a Mess of mornings on Amp; feeding L.A.; help; Elvis

July 31 — The birth of “Boss” Radio; online radio issues; K-Mozart adds new programming

July 24 — Carly Simon on KNX-FM; news overload; mailbag

July 17 — John Phillips and the Doctor Hour are great radio

July 10 — the return of KGB radio; ratings update; mailbag

July 3 — John and Ken played the hits before talking politics; stereo memories

June 26 — Can an old, failed technology come back to save AM? ReelRadio gets an important update

June 19 — Is there really any reason to own an HD Radio? Recommendations in case you do

June 12 — I’m on Ask the Professor; more letters on distance listening; radio’s print history in one convenient place

June 5 — Good news for radio; KLOS fires three; KNX-FM shirt spotted

May 29 — Making KROQ relevant again; Bean gets hit with the virus

May 22 — COVID-19 and radio; DX letters

May 15 — New consultant at KJLH; Jerry Stiller passes; new show for KHUG

May 8 — COVID-19 diversion: long distance listening

May 1 — Rick Dees becomes an Outlaw; passings; mailbag

April 24 — Radio’s dangerous bout with COVID-19; Paul Harvey returns via electrical transcription; Drama at KNX? Hopefully!

April 17 — Jet joins Harcourt; What’s up with Stryker and Klein’s morning show?; Al Green can save you; K-Mozart smart speaker issue; thinking positively

April 10 — Kaplan drives So Cal Radio; don’t do it!; Belated Boss Jock Birthday

April 3 — the art of KHUG; Heidi and Frank less Frosty; relevant radio; industry cuts; Mozart radio

March 27 — March ratings; why Kevin and Company was cut; DRM correction

March 20 — Radio’s COVID response; yes, Virginia, thereĀ are AM music stations; all-digital AM

March 13 — Are smart speakers the future of radio? mail and short-takes

March 6 — Kevin Weatherly joins Spotify; reader mail

February 28 — New show on K-Mozart; John Fox tells more about B-100; some ML baseball teams leaving radio

February 21 — B100 (45th) birthday; Dave Diamond on K-double i-S

February 14 — Honoring DJ’s who became game show hosts; cuts and more cuts; new station at 1500 AM … maybe soon?

February 7 — Limbaugh announces he has lung cancer; Rock-It Radio covers the ’50s and more; Rez Radio anniversary

January 31 — What radio should do to survive

January 24 — how radio became irrelevant

January 17 — Imus passes; short-takes, Chuy’s new station

January 10 — Raymond Bannister dies; new name for Kevin and (not Bean); Boss Radio KHJ still entertains; playing Reel Radio

January 3 — Jonsey’s back; honoring journalists