(also known as 98.7fm WBTN and 99.1fm WKMX)
roadcasting from the basement of Brian's house, with the transmitter made
from simple TV amplifiers located in his bedroom (seen here), 105.7fm WBTN
sent out a signal just strong enough to reach his neighborhood. WBTN started
in late May of 1992 playing music and requests all the time. The station
expanded its dj lineup by adding many guest dj's like Kim, Pete, and Tom.
Kim's addition is what later led to the love triangle between her, Brian,
and Don, but we won't get into that yet. As the station and its members
evolved, great things were happening. The listenership and awareness has
risen, almost to 5 people! Such shows were added as WBTN's weekly top 10,
May 1993 brought sports to WBTN and its future talkshow co-host, with A.J.
Jennings. The Neighborhood Roller Hockey League's games aired live and
uncut. June rolled in and so did the affiliation with new friend, Alan Doane.
Alan's connections with professional recording equipment and an enthusiasm
hardly seen brought a professional sound to WBTN's ID's and commercials.
Brian, inspired by this, began his productions also.
In July 1993, WBTN installed a new receiving antenna, therefore bringing
new capabilites for rebroadcast of shows unreceivable anywhere else in the
area. Likewise, The Howard Stern show was picked up on August 1, 1993,
airing live during the morning till Brian started 11th grade, then airing on
12 hour delay, with its 2 loyal listeners, Andrew and Peter. News. sports,
and weather became commonplace with the Stern Show. In September, AJ's Top
10 Count down began... November brought difficulties with the
transmitting equipment, and a frequency change to 98.7 occured. Signal and
Programming remained the same, just a different place on the dial. The
station was with great programming, however, the first real attempt at local
station programming began with the Brian And Andy Show in February 1994...
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