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San Diego Radio Spotlight - February 2013

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By Joe Nelson
   This month's Spotlight is on KOGO's "Sully". Sully just moved into the 12-3 slot today after previously working evenings. Giddy Up!

Spotlight Name:  Sully
Current Station: AM600 KOGO
Shift: 12p-3p M-F
Favorites Parts of Job:Listeners
All Time Favorite Musical Artist(s): Al Green, James Taylor, Bill Withers, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Sean Colvin, Allen Stone and of course Sully & ‘Lawdy Lawdy’ www.sullyband.com
Current Favorite Artist(s):Allen Stone
Personal Info:Bob "Sully" Sullivan – leader of “THE COALITION,” was born and raised in San Diego attending Elementary School at Curie in University City, High School at Clairemont High School and Valhalla High School and did the “University Hat Trick” attending UCSD, USD [on a music scholarship] and finally finishing up at SDSU.
He began his radio career in 1994 and in 1998 was heard right here on KOGO [and the former KSDO.]
He is also the creator/host of THE BIG BIZ SHOW, a natio…

Stacy Taylor Sighting in San Diego!

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By Joe Nelson
   Long time San Diego talk show host Stacy Taylor made a rare visit to American soil today as he stepped foot in South Mission Beach to spend some time with his kids. Taylor now calls Rosarito, Mexico his home.www.SanDiegoRadio.org thought it was worth sharing.

Thanks for tuning in to www.SanDiegoRadio.org -Joe Nelson

KOGO Lineup Changes

By Joe Nelson

   Today KOGO AM 600 changed their lineup around, set to start Thursday February 28, 2013. The following is the new daily lineup.

5-9 AM Chip Frankin & LaDona Harvey

9-12 Rush Limbaugh

12-3 Bob 'Sully' Sullivan

3-7 Chris Merrill's 'The Voice of Merrill' (Along with Lynda Martin with news and interjections)

7-10 'Ground Zero' with Clyde Lewis

Thanks for tuning in to www.SanDiegoRadio.org
-Joe Nelson

Moving Mountains

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By Joe Nelson


   KRLY Alpine files a "minor change" with the FCC. The station has been broadcasting on 107.9 since it went on the air nearly 7 years ago. Since then the LPFM has been plagued with signal issues because of KWVE San Clemente. Chris Torrick from the station's ownership team told me " we are in a challenging position because of K-Wave. It's one thing to have interference 7 miles away from our transmitter, but when you're less than a mile and you get drowned out from a a station 100 miles away it's a HUGE problem. 

   The plan was to buy a translator that was in pending status with the FCC to help with the signal issue but the applicant did not return several phone calls and they ended up giving the frequency back to the FCC. That's when we decided to make our move." The move if approved would take KRLY off of 107.9 and move it to 106.9. The closest stations would be KLNV at 106.5 and XHFG at 107.3. Torrick stated that the consulting en…

Re-Launch!

By Joe Nelson
   Well, after I kicked the gremlins out of the machine, I had to start a new website. For me, it was not easy. For you, all you have to do is update your bookmark.

   Other than that one simple thing.... NOTHING WILL CHANGE! You will always get the most up-to-date San Diego Radio information, just as you always have.

  Sad part is, when the gremlins left, they took most all my contacts with them! I ask that you give me a little assistance by spreading this change around. Please e-mail me with your contact info. Fwd it, print it and put it in your kitchens and studios, place them in your family's Easter cards.

Also, you can sign up on the e-mail list just under the black and white photo above

   Seriously, though, thank you for following me over, and I will not let you down.

My new e-mail isSanDiegoRadioJoe@gmail.com. My old one was eaten.

The new website is www.SanDiegoRadio.org

   Remember to send me all your needs, press releases, management/on-air changes, promot…