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Castanea

Posted 6:10 pm, 11/02/2008

97.3 FM is all satellite feed from Colorado as been said here before. The way I understand it, if you take the national ads that come with it....you get the feed for free. Ever wonder where all those irrelavent national ads come from ? 97.3 is 100,000 Watts and could be a local media powerhouse. Ever see them involved in anything in the community ? Do anything for any local cause? Bob Brown could give a rat`s *** about our area. He only sees the $$$$ signs and cares not who he steamrolls. The only good part to the whole enterprise is Steve and Ed in the mornings on the AM side of the dial. The FM is canned crap for radio.

happytrees

Posted 5:25 pm, 11/02/2008

You know if it was more live and local.. I think more advetisers would use it

B-ryan1973

Posted 5:24 pm, 11/02/2008

This was my exact argument when they decided to shut us down at 90.9 WSIF ...Apparently our diverse style was too much for corporate radio..LOL ...Or maybe it was because we acted like a bunch of goofballs on the air every day...However if you feel nostalgic, check out what remains of 90.9 here www.myspace.com/chaosinprogress73

BigB

Posted 5:01 pm, 11/02/2008

Oh, for the good old days when it was all LIVE---back in the 50's, 60's, 70's!

bd103

Posted 4:13 pm, 11/02/2008

Don't blame anyone locally for the music you hear on 97.3 it is all streamed by satellite from Colorado, so all the DJ's and music you hear is coming from there. The only thing our local people do is record local commercials, time weather, closings and delays.

flipflop

Posted 9:37 am, 11/02/2008

yeah radio is gay

searching4U

Posted 9:35 am, 11/02/2008

IT TRUE ....SADLY....

Gr8USofA

Posted 9:30 am, 11/02/2008

searching...that makes sense. So we have a robotic radio station? That's pathetic. Somebody is raking in the advertising bucks...that's for sure. That's the first time I have heard that. But considering the repeat nature of the station....it totally makes sense.

searching4U

Posted 9:15 am, 11/02/2008

before i get hammered....ed and steve are "LIVE" doing the morning show m-f other then that its al "CANED" music....thats the term they use....the reason i know this to be true....is Steve told a group of folks one night how it how works and I was in on the story....

searching4U

Posted 9:12 am, 11/02/2008

DJs???What DJS? there are none ....not one DJ! All their music for the am and Fm from comes from a feed in Arizona. it is send here by a sat feed downloaded to a computer and then a enginer not a DJ set the program up....

MetalTrucker

Posted 8:47 am, 11/02/2008

they do.same dry format.they suck so bad.

babygirl2009

Posted 8:37 am, 11/02/2008

97.3 has always sucked just turn the channel go to different station and as for Dave always playing same ol songs he plays what he has....

cannon

Posted 8:31 am, 11/02/2008

XM radio is the bomb!

DLM28659

Posted 8:25 am, 11/02/2008

Doc G's right: that's corporate radio for you, which is why I enjoy listening to 88.5 FM WFDD/ Winston Salem's NPR station!

DrG

Posted 8:20 am, 11/02/2008

Welcome to corporate radio. Try WXRC 95.7 for a change, it is one of the last independant radio stations out there.

Bushman

Posted 7:54 am, 11/02/2008

Use CD player ~~~LOL

Gr8USofA

Posted 7:40 am, 11/02/2008

Believe me...I have given the talk shows a chance. I'm just one of those who prefers music over talk. And the only station we have prefers to just play the same old songs over and over again. Sometimes I'll flip it to 97.3 just to see if, by chance, they just might be playing something different...only to be disappointed. I just want to throw my radio out the window sometimes.

It's like there wasn't any music between the 80's and the present. It's either/or...and it's the same one's over and over. It's so FRUSTRATING!!!

smelly honky

Posted 7:21 am, 11/02/2008

their not they're

smelly honky

Posted 7:20 am, 11/02/2008

Yes, I used to listen to them but got sick of hearing Jewel over and over and some of those stupid commercials.

I used to hate morning radio and especially Ace & TJ, but I started listening to them and they grew on me. Give them a chance you may actually like they're show. Otherwise there is always NPR.

Gr8USofA

Posted 7:18 am, 11/02/2008

Is it just me, or do they just play the same music all day every day. I honestly think their DJ's just record their "inbetween" the songs rhetoric...and that they just put their everything on repeat.

I'm sick of hearing Cindy Lauper, Prince, and Pat Benetar every single morning on my way to work....and on my way home from work. The problem is that I can't stand the morning shows. So I would love to hear some music from our very own local station. The problem is, it only plays 80's music (the same one's every day all day) or it runs the new music in the ground (David Cook).

Does anyone else feel the same?!!!

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