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June 26, 2005

WJMP Akron dumps Air America Radio?

Just two months ago, WJMP 1520 AM in Akron/Kent Ohio became an Air America affiliate.

On July 5th, they'll be dumping AAR and going to the Jim Rome/Fox Sports format.

Hey, just because it's 1000 Watt and daytime only doesn't mean they're dumb.

There's no official confirmation, and I can't find a site for WJMP (one directory I found said that the FCC lists AAR's homepage as WJMP's homepage...)

Recall that WARF (the Clear Channel "Pirate Radio" stunt) recently started a liberal format that doesn't have any AAR programming. ("Clear Channel's secret plan for Air America") So, will WARF now be free to pick up some of the AAR shows? Er, why?


Posted in Meta at June 26, 2005 06:46 PM


WJMP Akron was only running a 30 day free trial of AAR, at least that's what I read on the sites message board.

Posted by: Frankie at June 26, 2005 09:52 PM

Got a URL?

And, did WJMP have to pay shipping?

Posted by: The Lonewacko Blog at June 26, 2005 11:20 PM

I was thinking of WJMP, which it was located here

Some WANR News:

Posted by: Frankie at June 27, 2005 06:59 AM

There is no such thing as a 30 free trial. WJMP jumped from Air America when the other radio station, 1350am Radio Free Ohio came on the air as progressive talk.
Today 1350am picked up Al Franken and Randi Rhodes

Posted by: keith at July 5, 2005 08:26 AM

Monitoring Air America Radio [TM] so you don't have to.


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