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On November 6, 2000 Philadelphia's heritage talk station, WWDB, stopped broadcasting talk at 9am.  The staff was called to a meeting and told the format was changing, they were all fired.  Throughout the day all that the listeners heard was a computerized voice count down until at 5pm the the format was changed to 80's rock.  The studio dedicated to playing Sinatra music was used to play the new format.  The other two studios, one brand new, were left empty.  Facilities and production were slated to move to its sister station WXTU.


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Program schedule for June 1997

5:30 am Phil Valentine 
9:00 am Irv Homer Show 
12:00 noon Rush Limbaugh Show 
3:00 pm Dr. Laura Show 
5:00 pm Tom Marr & Susan Bray Show 
8:00 pm Dr. Jim Corea Show on Health & Fitness 
10:00 pm Debra Luray Show 
1:00 am Dom Giordano Show 

5:30 am Phil Valentine 
9:00 am Irv Homer Show 
12:00 noon Rush Limbaugh Show 
3:00 pm Dr. Laura Show 
5:30 pm Friday with Frank featuring Sid Mark 
10 pm Debra Luray Show 
1:00 am Austin Culmer Show 

5:30 am Dom Giordano Show 
8:00 am Russ Miller On Housing & Real Estate 
12:00 noon Dining Around with Frank & Mary Jelineck 
2:00 pm Financial Forum with Steve Cordasco 
5:00 pm Frank Ford Show 
8:00 pm Frank Rizzo 
11:00 pm Dr. Yvonne Kaye 
3:00 am David Coleman Show 

6:00 am Sunday Morning Show 
9:00 am Sunday With Sinatra featuring Sid Mark 
3:00 pm Dr. Dean Edell 
5:00 pm The Doctor Is In with Dr. Jim Corea 
6:00 pm Dr. Jim Corea on Health & Fitness 
8:00 pm Steve Friedman - Mr.Movie Show 
12:00 midnight Dom Giordano Show 



Kent Voss Kent Voss Susan Bray Susan Bray
WWDB's Pat Farnack Mon  - Fri; 5:00 - 9:00a Pat Farnack Gil Gross
WWDB's Earle Bailey Mon  - Fri; 5:00 - 9:00am Earle Bailey Valerie Knight Valerie Knight - News. Picture
Joel Gibbs Joel Gibbs John Brown John Brown - Traffic & Weather, mornings
John McNulty John McNulty

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Frank Ford
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Russ Miller
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Dominic Quinn - 1994
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Old DB Christmas shot

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Yvonne Kaye
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Larry Gifford
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Jay and Hilarie
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Frank Rizzo and Harry Gross
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Mike Rossi at the SuperBowl 

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Rod Carson

Frank and Sid Mark

Michael Smerconish 1994

Steve Friedman
"Mister Movie"
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John Brown
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Paul Perrello
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Bernie Herman
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Austin Culmer
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David Coleman
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Gil Gross

Station Address

166 E. Levering Mill Rd.
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
 Bala Cynwyd, PA
17,000 watts -- Tower height 954 ft.

Note:  Operations will be moved from this building to WXTU, also owned by Bealsey.

Station Owners

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.
3033 Riviera Drive, Suite 200
Naples, Florida 34103
Telephone: 941-263-5000
Fax: 941-263-8191

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