Show Notes and “Other Stuff”



Wednesday’s Trivia Answer, and Looking to the Weekend on WION!

From yesterday's "Win on Wednesday" during the J and J Midday show, our trivia had a near record amount of texts. The question was: Stored on 500 gigabyte hard drives, and STACKED, this would be over 8 times taller than Mount Everest. What is the DATA that is being stored in "said" drives? The answer:  (from "Business Insider) They (Amazon) have 1.5 billion items listed for sale and 200 million […]

todayMay 18, 2023 25 1


(Lack of ) AM Radio in new vehicles brings WOOD-TV to WION

Tonight in the 7PM WOOD-TV news, WION radio will be part of a report on how automakers are, in some cases, removing AM radio from vehicles, especially the EV's the government is pushing down our throats. Joe LaFurgey and his cameraman joined the J and J midday show today and took some footage of how WE do things, and the main story was handled by our good friend and "Sister […]

todayMay 16, 2023 27 4


Listen this Weekend on Any Device, Anywhere…

...assuming the internet that it has recovered from Thursday's rather large "burp." Join us Friday morning from 9 to noon and again Saturday night 6 to 9PM, both airings of Barry's show brought to you by the Lamplight Grill in Downtown Ionia.  Barry, "what's coming up this week?" We celebrate the birth date of legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach with an unusual show (even for us) featuring virtually every charted […]

todayMay 11, 2023 17 1


Without Internet in the area today? You’re not alone…

Early in to our 9AM hour of the J and J Midday Show, Charter/Spectrum went down. At WION we like redundancy, and the only loss of service was to Lowell's transmitter site as the ONLY way we can get our audio there is via TWO internet compannies, Charter/Spectrum in Ionia and Comcast in Lowell.  We're required to shut down if no audio is on the air, so it is shut […]

todayMay 11, 2023 23 3