Show Notes/”Other Stuff”


Jim Blog

Corporate America vs. Local Ownership in our area…

Interesting how buyouts of one small company by another in the name of growth, expansion, or better service often end much differently than expected.  I remember the first time I worked with a company that got bought out, and it was partially my fault, perhaps, but without my decision we may not be talking today.  I worked in a family-owned "rent to own" and retail store, selling and renting TVs, […]

todayJuly 30, 2023 62 6


Guests in the studio, Trivia, and weather….(Updated)

The post below was written  around 9, the storms are showing two separate cells aiming at Michigan, with Ionia "possibly" in between the two.....but then farther back is one cell pretty much right on line with our area if it doesn't change it's track.  I'll call it the "split then the hit"...and, as I said on the radio, I'm not a meteorologist, nor do I claim to know how […]

todayJuly 26, 2023 23 9


Links we think you should check out!

On this "text topic Tuesday..."  a couple things of note. Need some calming in your day?  Our internet manager, Scott, from Satelliteguys has not one but TWO calming 'cams up and running to show-off their young puppies!  Visit this link and enjoy a bit of calm and cute in your day. And, your local station was one of the topics in a podcast for radio engineers and radio geeks who […]

todayJuly 25, 2023 19 7

Jim Blog

WION Thanks Team Members….and Listeners…

It's no secret to our listeners that the last week or so has been "technologically challenging" at our studios and at Lowell's "Broadcast Hill." It has tried my patience more than you can know, even though I've shared some of the frustrations with you during the J and J Midday Show. First it was Spectrum's poorly-deployed/poorly designed system that needs a SECOND box attached to our cable modem to provide […]

todayJuly 24, 2023 26 8