Saturday, January 30, 2016

Clearing the Static 1605

We open with breaking news from Springfield, Illinois. The market now has four, count 'em, FOUR country stations! We discuss. Also, the Am translator window is now open! We'll keep you updated as translators move about the country. And, your hosts reminisce about radio and TV station tours they enjoyed during their youth. It's all here on CTS!


Saturday, January 23, 2016

Clearing the Static 1604

We open with discussion about the latest format shakeups in Seattle. We then share observations on the new WAYO-LP in Rochester, New York, and some of its rather interesting programming. Also, the impending closure of Al-Jazeera America. Why did the cable channel fail? We discuss. Finally, we have a surprise chat with Bob in Seattle about the changes in his hometown of Seattle. It's all here on this edition of CTS.


Saturday, January 16, 2016

Clearing the Static 1603

We open with addressing some feedback from our longtime listener Paul in Baltimore. Then, a lengthy discussion and debate about community radio in the Rochester, NY market. Are three community stations too many for the market? And, what about mic breaks, or lack thereof, on many community stations? Also, could there be some shake ups in syndicated Urban radio? Finally, what about Emmis? Things don't appear to be looking well for the company, especially in Los Angeles. We'll talk about it all on this edition of CTS!


Sunday, January 10, 2016

Clearing the Static 1602

This week, we welcome Channel One Radio to the roster of CTS affiliates. Then, we discuss some feedback that came in regarding several of last week's topics. Also, some TV talk, as we learn more about the inevitable shutdown of many more over-the-air TV stations in the US. Will these stations survive as cable only outlets? How will internet viewing factor into the demise of over-the-air TV? We discuss. It's all here on this edition of Clearing the Static.


Saturday, January 2, 2016

Clearing the Static 1601

It's the first show for 2016. We open with breaking news, and a major development in Syracuse radio. Then, we reveal the specifics for the upcoming translator windows for AM stations. Then, we talk about some format flips, which leads to a debate about soft AC radio. It's all here on this edition of Clearing the Static.


Clearing the Static 12-27-15

It's our year in review for 2015.