A Tribute to
WQAM Radio
560 Miami, Floria
 The Storz Years

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What's New?

04/06/2016

Added 2 new Airchecks for Johnny Knox and  Tom Dooley

01/15/2016

Added 5 more WQAM jingles from the Pepper Living Lengend Demo

12/31/2015

Replaced the Text versions of the Top 56 of the Year Surveys with the actual images

12/29/2015

Faulous Forty Survey for 10/02/1959

12/27/2015

1970s Fab 56 Survey sizes increased over 40% for better clarity

12/26/2015

1960s Fab 56 Survey sizes increased 30% for better clarity

12/02/2015

The Top 300 Hits of all Time

12/01/2015

Added Fab 56 surveys for 01/18/1969 and 05/31/1969

11/28/2015

Fab 56 Surveys for 06/15/1968, 01/11/1969, 06/17/1972 and 06/24/1972

11/19/2015

Two air checks for Geen Weed

10/28/2015

The Air Checks page has been completely re-designed.

05/21/2015

5 New Airchecks
A John Blair (WQAM's Advertising Agaency) ad in Broadcasting Magazine, 1963
A Jim Dunlap memo to Johnny Knox describing how to produce a Golden Weekend promo

03/27/2015

WQAM Coverage Map

05/03/2014

Many thanks to WQAM DJ Bob Green for the following:
Various promos for contests, DJs, etc.
Air Checks
Additional jingles
WQAM Coverage Map

12/08/2013

A Time Magazine artice on Todd Storz, "King of Giveaway".
Todd Storz was the president of the Storz Broadcasting Company, WQAM's owner.
A biography of Jack L. Sandler
WQAM's general manager and Vice President of Storz Broadcasting.
A Radio Report Magazine article, "Sandler Dynamic Force in the Miami Radio Scene"
Courtesy of Michael Feinstein, son of Jack Sandler

11/01/2013

A jingle package from Jinglemill has been added Courtesy of Jeffrey T. of K-Hits radio

09/02/2013

Bucks for Breaks & Car 56 Contests, 1962 Top of Hour Courtesy of David MacFarland

08/26/2013

2 WQAM Top 40 surveys from 1958 Courtesy of Chuck Stewart

09/02/2012

2 More Charlie Murdock Airchecks  Courtesy of Edward Pitt & Michael Fishberg

08/30/2012

Charlie Murdock Aircheck From 1962 Courtesy of David MacFarland

04/22/2010

Two "Unknown" Jingle packages have been identified. Courtesy of Jay Marks.

02/07/2010

New Airchecks of Jim Dunlap and Scott Sherwood Courtesy of Richard Marsh

03/14/2009

New Airchecks for Jim Dunlap and Dan Chandler Courtesy of Dan Chandler

03/11/2009

A story and pictures from a fan about getting the Beatles autographs
A picture of Charlie Murdock and Ringo and Charlie Murdock's Business Card
Courtesy of Timi Most

02/08/2009

WQAM First In Florida - Broadcasting Magazine August 15, 1937

06/14/2008

Missing Surveys from 1969-1971
Courtesy of Max L. Martin
The Top 40 of 1959
(Actual Image autographed by Charlie Murdock Courtesy of Frank Merrill
The Top 40 of 1960 (Actual Image)
Picture of DJ Steve Morgan
Front and back Photos of the 50's WQAM Lucky Penny
Many new photos of the Miami Beach Studios
Courtesy of Johnny Knox
DJ Schedules added for 1969 & 70
Storz Broadcasting Ad on the Cover of Broadcasting Magazine

03/09/2008

Picture of Miami Beach Live Studio 1967  Courtesy of Johnny Knox
QSL Cards from 1938 & 1948
EKKO Stamps Moved to a new page
Article on sale of WQAM to Sunshine Wireless (1985)

02/07/2008

New sound bytes Courtesy of Juan Gualda
Updated PAMS Series 17 jingles

09/22/2007

Restored "Stickers" page which was accidently deleted
"Protected By Chickenman Charm" Courtesy of Debrah Beasley Castaneda

06/17/2007

1975 Air Check of Jim London and Charlie Fernandez
Pics of Studio, Production Room and Equipment Rack 1975
High School Correspondent Press Card
Picture of DJ Charlie Fernandez in studio 1975
The above air check and pictures courtesy of Tony Fernandez
Bryant Reception Stamp

06/03/2007

New sound bytes
Added a link to Live 365 re-creation of the 60s WQAM

03/21/2007

The jingle series containing the famous acapella shout
Producer and name unknown - Courtesy of Juan Gualda

03/05/2007

Photos of a Continental 315-B Transmitter (Like WQAM's)

03/04/2007

1930 Uncle Remus Club Welcome Letter
Photos of studios, DJs, & more

02/25/2007

WQAM Series 30U Put Down Play jingles
Courtesy of Jeffrey T.Mason/David Barras/Jay Marks

02/21/2007

Sid Parker has identified the jingles that I called "Woody Woodpecker" as Pepper's "Fun" Series

02/19/2007

PAMS 15A High School Jingles - Coutesy of Jeffrey T.Mason/David Barras

02/18/2007

More 60s Commercials, Grabbers Demo, Christmas Jingles,
Gwinsound A capella Demo

02/14/2007

WQAM's Antenna Tower images from Microsoft Live Maps

02/11/2007

WQAM jingles featured in demo packages
KenR's "Cool Gold" Jingles

02/05/2007

PAMS 25D Cheerleaders jingles: Alternate versions for two schools and 3 school of the year jingles

01/28/2007

Picture of a Six Transistor radio contest prize

01/20/2007

2 Additional "Skipjacks" jingles
Some air version jingles of PAMS 25D Cheerleaders
A few jingles from an unknown grid series
Some 60s era commercials

01/15/2007

Ullman Onederful Series Jingles
Holiday Jingles

12/05/2006

PAMS Series 25C Jingles

12/04/2006

Fabulous 56 Surveys 1971-1979 Text Versions

Sep-Dec 2006

Complete Site Rebuild and update

New Advertisements Now available in text and images
New QSL Cards
New Articles Now available in text and images
DJ pictures added into the 70's
DJ Schedules updated, now include 1970s
Air Checks
News section - added photos
Twist to WQAM Record Album
Many new sound bytes
Surveys: Text and Images now available for 60s & 70s
Surveys:  New "All time" Compilations
Jingles: Listen to every available jingle of every series
Promotional Items - Book Covers
Beatles - Several new items and listen to Beatles interview
Contests
Pictures

Lots more...

WQAM Jingles Needed!!!

The following WQAM jingle packages are needed.

  • Ullman "One-derful"
  • PAMS Series 25B "The Happy Difference" Sonovox version.
  • PAMS Series 25D "Cheerleaders" Sung with Male vocals
  • The 1963 package of jingles sung by a group called the Skipjacks.
    It may have been a series called "Station Break" by Tucker productions. There are over 1000 cuts including a complete set of time and temperature jingles replacing the Futursonic jingles.
  • Pepper "Fun" Series
  • CRC Series 34? Holiday Series
  • Futursonic Time and Temperature Jingles (Used in the early sixties for the automation)
  • PAMS Series 17 "The New Frontier" (The instrumental cuts.)
  • PAMS Series 18 "Sonosational" (The instrumental cuts are needed)

 

If you have ANY WQAM jingles or airchecks or other production please contact:
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so we can make arrangements for obtaining dubs or copies.

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Updated: April 06, 2016

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