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February 2013


Bye Bye Big Show     2-1-13
The John Boy and Billy Show heard on WKRO-FM 93.1 will be replaced beginning Monday morning by veteran broadcaster and Daytona Beach radio legend Kingbird.

New Assistant Program Director  At 102 Jamz       2-1-13
WJHM-FM 101.9 Program Director Bobby Smith has named Melony Torres as the new Assistant Program Director. She will continue as Music Director as well as midday personality.  

Happy Birthday!      2-2-13 
Happy Birthday to former WOMX-FM 105.1 morning co-host Erica Lee. You can catch up with Erica and Alan Spector on "Live from Alan's House" on aircheck.

Celebrating A Birthday      2-5-13
Blowing out 57 candles tomorrow will be Ed Tyll. Happy Birthday Ed!

Doc Out At WRSO       2-6-13
WRSO-AM 810 has relieved Doc Holliday of his morning drive position. Taking over the mornings are the team of Brian Wininger and Grayson Gregory who have been moved from their Saturday slot. Star Over Orlando has taken the station back from Rivalz Sports Group, Inc who had been running the station under an LMA.


Costas Coming To WHOO         2-9-13
NBC Sportsí Bob Costas will join the current programming lineup at WHOO-AM 1080 in Orlando. Costas will have his program, "Costas Coast to Coast," and  will provide a daily feature as well.


Stetson Sports Return     2-10-13
Stetson University sports can be heard on Volusia county radio once again. WSBB-AM 1230, New Smyrna Beach and WTJV-AM 1490 in Deland will be broadcasting Hatter sports.

Birthdays This Week     2-10-13
WTKS-FM 104.1 "Philips Phile" member Jana Banana blows out the candles on Monday. On Tuesday, the leader of the Monsters, Russ Rollins celebrates his 48th. On Friday, Cap'n Chris Hill and Ron Bisson do the happy dance. Happy birthday to you all.

President's Speakers Town Hall Series     2-14-13
Marc Bernier's next guest in the President's Speakers Town Hall Series, on Wednesday, February 27 will be former Navy Seal, Cade Courtley. Courtley will discuss his book "SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL's Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster". The event at 7PM will be in the Gale Lemerand auditorium, in the Capt Willie Miller building.  The entire event will be broadcast live on WNDB-AM 1150 and streamed on marcberniershow.com. There will be a book signing following the interview.

Volusia Watchdogs Join Goliath Radio      2-14-13
Ray Sanchez and Phillip D. Coffers host "Volusia Watchdogs"  on WELE-AM 1380 Wednesdays from  9:30AM-10AM.

Cape Canaveral Pirate Fined    2-14-13
Ace of Hearts Disc Jockey Service, Inc. in Cape Canaveral has been fined by the FCC in the amount of  $11,000
Ace was cited for for willfully repeatedly violating its Station with unauthorized antenna equipment and with more than authorized power. Ace has appealed but the FCC has upheld it's prior ruling.

20th Earthday Birthday At Tinker Field    2-16-13
WJRR-FM 101.1 will present the 20th Earthday Birthday Music Festival on Sat., April 13th at Tinker Field in Orlando. The all-day festival will showcase performances on three stages. There will be a "Vendor Village", interactive experiences as well as an Art Walk.

Gary "Dutch" Schaeffer Passes    2-16-13
Long time Central Florida personality Gary "Dutch" Schaeffer has passed at age 72. Dutch's CFLRadio career began at WDVH-AM 980. "Dutch" would work at WDBO-AM 580/WDBO-FM 92.3 for many years. We'll have more as it becomes available.

Real Estate Talk     2-16-13
Ray Joy from Watson Realty has a show every Thursday on WELE-AM 1380 from 9:30AM-10AM.

Happy Birthday!     2-17-13
Celebrating birthdays this week are; WOMX-FM 105.1's Scott McKenzie on Monday. On Wednesday, WUCF-FM 89.9 morning host Alan Rock and on Friday, Carole Nelson and Paul Delaney will do the birthday dance. Happy birthday to you all.

Doc Is Back...Again     2-18-13
WRSO-AM 810 is playing musical chairs with it's programming once again. "The Clique" has been replaced in the morning drive slot by CBS Sports team of  Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson followed by Doc from 10AM-Noon.

Scott Fybush Tours Central Florida    2-19-13
fybush.com has three great tours of Central Florida stations. Flagler County and Daytona Beach is one, another is a 2 part trip  around Orlando the third being stations on the Space Coast.

Patrick Johnson Headed To North Carolina      2-21-13
Former lead reporter for "Central Florida's Morning News with Jim Turner"  on WDBO 96.5 FM and morning drive news anchor on ESPN 580 Orlando, Patrick Johnson will  be leaving Orlando for WPTF in Raleigh, NC. Patrick will begin work as the morning anchor/host and as a reporter/sports anchor for the North Carolina News Network beginning on March, 4. His lat day with WDBO will be Feb. 28. Good luck Patrick.

Bob And Sheri Coming To Love 99.5     2-21-13
John Barrett, Operations Manager at WLOV-FM 99.5 has announced that the syndicated Bob and Sherri morning show is coming to "Love 99.5".

Happy Birthday!     2-25-13
Celebrating birthdays this week are; WUCF-FM 89.9 host Dr. Ken Rabac, today 2-24. "Mr. News" Mark Williams will blow out the candles tomorrow. Michael W. Lowe will celebrate on Tuesday. Happy birthday to you all!

January PPM Ratings        2-26-13
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