One of the on-air staffers confirmed publicly on Facebook that he's no longer with WTRY/98.3. At press time, none of the stations appeared to have acknowledged the changes on their social media accounts, although their on-air schedules are blank. On December 26, 2007, after its annual temporary Christmas format ended, WTRY surprised its listeners with a switch to classic hits, mainly playing songs from the 1970s and 1980s with some '60s songs mixed in, under the My Music slogan. WTRY-FM broadcasts in the HD Radio format, with Christmas music heard on its HD-3 channel branded as, iHeartChristmas Classics. Later that year pre-1964 oldies began to be cut back to two an hour and by 2002 one per hour. On February 27, 2012, WTRY rebranded as "Oldies 98.3". After it left the air, the WTRI callsign was picked up for Albany’s new UHF TV station. Basic HTML is allowed. TROY, NEW YORK Week: 08/16/58 Format: T40 WTRY 980 – TROY FIRST IN ALBANY, TROY & SCHENECTADY ACTIVE-ACCURATE TOP 40 AUGUST 16, 1958 TW LW 1. Looking for a boost, then-WTRY owner Liberty Broadcasting entered into a local marketing agreement with WSHZ in late 1991 and flipped 98.3 to a simulcast of 980, both stations playing oldies. In his junior year at Cardinal McCloskey High School,  Albany,  Condon began broadcasting weekends on “Top-40”, WTRY-980-AM, with offices and studios located in Troy’s historic Proctor’s Theatre building. William A. Riple, owner of Troy Broadcasting, was General Manager of WTRY Troy from around 1945*. The company characterizes the move as 'moderniz(ing) the company to take advantage of the significant investments it has made in technology and artificial intelligence (AI) ...'". Get into these podcasts that guide you through politics, from campaigns to candidates to voting. ( Log Out /  In 1999, Condon switched to doing weekends only at WROW-AM and WYJB-FM to devote fulltime to creating Top-40 “Internet Only” radio station Radioalbany.com and its low power AM radio station. Marchinuke wrote “Thank you Randy McCarten, thank you Dan Mussman, thank you Warren Garling, thank you Ken Place, thank you G Dawg.” (G Dawg is one of Joe Gallagher’s nicknames). In 2001, a few 1980s hits were being mixed into the format being played about once per hour. In 1985, television personality Merv Griffin through his company Merv Griffin Enterprises brought the stations and then sold it to Capstar Broadcasting (which was controlled by billionaire mogul Tom Hicks) in 1994. He was also newspaper reporter for the Fort Drum Sentinel newspaper. In November 2011, WPTR became Christian talk station WDCD-FM, leaving WTRY and as the only FM oldies radio stations in the Capital Region. Get their official bio, social pages & articles on 98.3 TRY! Upgrading your space while stuck at home? In the rare case of play by play conflicts, the latter games are usually heard on sister WTRY-FM, a procedure that has become more solidly done in the wake of the mild success of UAlbany football and the success of the Mets in the 2006 season.

Under new owners, another set of call letters (WERV) came and went before the frequency signed on as adult contemporary WNYJ on December 18, 1986.

Full Schedule. In 1967,  he joined Channel 13 Television,  Albany,  where he did the weather and announcing on weekends. By the end of 1991 the simulcast ended with 98.3 moving to a 1970s music format, as WYSR Star 98.3. Follow the selling its stake in WTRI, Troy Broadcasting, changes its name to Tri-City Radio, Inc. in late winter of 1956. He was hired at,  then Capital Cities stations WTEN-TV/WROW-AM/WROW-FM (now WYJB-FM). Advertise on 98.3 WTRY, Get Results; On Air 7:00 PM JT Up Next 12:00 AM Kat Jackson. Young Sheldon, Mom, Superstore and More Return Tonight! In the early 1960s, the station took a Top 40 format (which gained a simulcast on 106.5 FM briefly in the early 1970s), which they maintained in some form until the early 1980s when it went through a long-term evolution which resulted in the station becoming oldies in 1986. WOFX, known as Fox Sports 980, is an AM radio station broadcasting on 980 kHz licensed to Troy, New York.

In 1972, WTRY and WTRY-FM (106.5) were sold to Scott Broadcasting of Pennsylvania, Inc. On September 20, 2010, with the flip of WHRL to a simulcast of talk radio WGY, WOFX's programming can now be heard on WGY-FM's HD2 channel. The Capital District's Greatest Hits, Spotlight on Capital Region Entrepreneurs, Journey Keyboardist's Wife Demands 'Angels' Help Trump Win Election. [1] Studios and offices are on Troy-Schenectady Road (Route 7) in Latham.[2]. WOFX currently is home to Boston Red Sox baseball,[5] University at Albany football and men's basketball, some Syracuse University basketball games not heard on WGY, plus the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship among other events. Eddie Fisher - I'm Walking Behind You 3. Richard Hayman - Ruby 6. Guptill's Roller Skaking Arena Is Reopening This Saturday!

It airs a classic hits format (and Christmas Music from early-November until December 25 or 26th). Check Out The Top Podcasts On iHeartRadio! “I feel bad for my co-workers who were let go as they a very talented group of broadcasters. The original WTRY was a highly popular Top 40 station in the Albany market through the 1960s and 70s, moving over to oldies in the 80s and 90s, and today is sports radio 980 WOFX . Previously, WOFX has held the rights to the New York Giants (which were moved to sister WPYX), New York Jets football (currently on WQBK-FM), and New York Mets baseball. Hear The Capital District's Holiday Favorites, only on iHeartRadio.

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WSHZ/WSHQ's adult contemporary format was not successful, and in late September 1990, the format was flipped back to oldies, still as SHO-FM (though it was known as Super Hit Oldies SHO-FM in 1990). The move affects about a half-dozen local producers and other behind-the-scenes staff as well as several on-air personalities, including Randy McCarten, Chris Warren and Joe Gallagher. By alcue, May 20, 2018. With 71 stations, including Latham properties WGNA, 107.7 FM/1460 AM; WTRY, 980 AM/98.3 FM; and WPYX, 106.5 FM, New York City-based SFX is the nation's seventh largest radio broadcaster. the station played top 40 pop music until 1986, when it became an oldies station and then switched to a sports radio format. Want to know more about Jaime in the Morning!? WOFX is also the Albany market home to the syndicated Cigar Dave show.[4]. The station is owned by iHeartMedia and runs a sports radio format and is the Fox Sports Radio affiliate for the Capital District, Adirondacks, and Berkshires.[1]. Joe has been the recipient of many awards. The award was presented to Mr. Condon by Peter Yarrow, of “Peter, Paul, and Mary”. Warren Garling, who goes by Chris Warren on-air, wrote: Former The River morning show host Kevin Rush wrote, "You have simply one of the best, most relaxing voices on the radio. A native of Albany,  Mr. Condon is a graduate of Cardinal  McCloskey High School, Albany, Hudson Valley Community College,  Troy,  Siena College, Loudonville,  the Public Relations Institute of  Albany Business College and the Television Production School of the United States Army, Fort Monmouth,  New Jersey. In August 1996, WYSR became an outright sister to WTRY when SFX Broadcasting (which bought Liberty earlier that year) bought WYSR from Jarad Broadcasting. You can read the entire AllAccess story here, and you can talk about this story on Kristi Gustafson Barlette's blog.

Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Published by Bridgeway Books,  of Austin,  Texas. Exclusive Shows From Today's Best Artists, German Study On Indoor Concerts During Pandemic Yields Hopeful Data. WTRI became WAST in 1958, keeping Riple on as General Manager until his retirement in 1967. This weekly program airs on ION Television stations in the Albany,  Syracuse, and Buffalo markets. 2 = Transmits from Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont. List of radio stations owned by iHeartMedia, List of programming syndicated by iHeartMedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=WTRY-FM&oldid=981060122, Radio stations in Capital District, New York, Classic hits radio stations in the United States, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 September 2020, at 01:34. In his junior year at Cardinal McCloskey High School, Albany, Condon began broadcasting weekends on “Top-40”, WTRY-980-AM, with offices and studios located in Troy’s historic Proctor’s Theatre building. The telephone lines are needed for emergency communications. The station's original owner was Troy Broadcasting Co. The classic hits format on WTRY-FM is a direct continuation of the oldies format which was previously heard on AM 980. Listed in “Who’s Who in America” Mr. Condon is the recipient of  18 New York State Broadcasters Association’s “Excellence in Broadcasting” awards, two National Association of Community Broadcaster Awards, one Associated Press award and two National Silver Microphone Awards. In addition to sports talk, the station clears a sizeable amount of play by play on both the local and national levels. Previously, WOFX aired Imus in the Morning, a program which predated the sports format, however the show was taken off the schedule at the end of 2006 and replaced by Fox Sports Radio's Steve Czaban. When WTRY-FM switches to Christmas music, the normal classic hits format moves over to its HD-3 channel. Three months later, the simulcast was restored but with a couple wrinkles: 980 would be simulcasting 98.3 rather than vice versa, and 98.3 broadcast its own morning show while 980 aired the syndicated Imus in the Morning. ( Log Out /  The station hit the air at noon with 2.4 kW EPR on January 4, 1948, relaying programming of WTRY 980 AM from a tower in the Helderbergs. Until 1999, WTRY's oldies format largely featured music from 1964 to 1969 with several pre-1964 oldies an hour and about one early 1970s hit an hour cutting off at about 1973. Besides covering the entire local area with a strong signal, it was also well-received in neighboring Vermont and Massachusetts.

Percy Faith And His Orchestra - The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 5. Volare (Nel Blu) – D. Martin/Modugno 2 3. The original WTRY was a highly popular Top 40 station in the Albany market through the 1960s and 70s, moving over to oldies in the 80s and 90s, and today is sports radio 980 WOFX. Besides covering the entire local area with a strong signal, it was also well-received in neighboring Vermont and Massachusetts. From the station's sign-on in 1940 until 2000, the station was known as WTRY which made an early splash by taking the CBS affiliation from WOKO. When WROW took the CBS affiliation in 1954, WTRY briefly was the ABC affiliate before WPTR took that affiliation several years later.

The station's original owner was Troy Broadcasting Co. During its 63 years, led by principal owner C. George Taylor and others, WTRY gave birth or adopted three other stations at varying times: WTRI-FM 102.7 (in the early 1950s, went silent),[2] co-owned WTRI-TV (later became WAST-TV 13 (1959-1981); now WNYT) from 1954 to 1955 with Van Curler Broadcasting, and WTRY-FM 106.5 (now WPYX).

The 102.7 allocation was deleted from our area and moved to Vermont. From the station's sign-on in 1940 until 2000, the station was known as WTRY which made an early splash by taking the CBS affiliation from WOKO. This arrangement proved successful, outlasting WGY-FM (which switched to a hot adult contemporary format as WRVE in 1994).
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One of the on-air staffers confirmed publicly on Facebook that he's no longer with WTRY/98.3. At press time, none of the stations appeared to have acknowledged the changes on their social media accounts, although their on-air schedules are blank. On December 26, 2007, after its annual temporary Christmas format ended, WTRY surprised its listeners with a switch to classic hits, mainly playing songs from the 1970s and 1980s with some '60s songs mixed in, under the My Music slogan. WTRY-FM broadcasts in the HD Radio format, with Christmas music heard on its HD-3 channel branded as, iHeartChristmas Classics. Later that year pre-1964 oldies began to be cut back to two an hour and by 2002 one per hour. On February 27, 2012, WTRY rebranded as "Oldies 98.3". After it left the air, the WTRI callsign was picked up for Albany’s new UHF TV station. Basic HTML is allowed. TROY, NEW YORK Week: 08/16/58 Format: T40 WTRY 980 – TROY FIRST IN ALBANY, TROY & SCHENECTADY ACTIVE-ACCURATE TOP 40 AUGUST 16, 1958 TW LW 1. Looking for a boost, then-WTRY owner Liberty Broadcasting entered into a local marketing agreement with WSHZ in late 1991 and flipped 98.3 to a simulcast of 980, both stations playing oldies. In his junior year at Cardinal McCloskey High School,  Albany,  Condon began broadcasting weekends on “Top-40”, WTRY-980-AM, with offices and studios located in Troy’s historic Proctor’s Theatre building. William A. Riple, owner of Troy Broadcasting, was General Manager of WTRY Troy from around 1945*. The company characterizes the move as 'moderniz(ing) the company to take advantage of the significant investments it has made in technology and artificial intelligence (AI) ...'". Get into these podcasts that guide you through politics, from campaigns to candidates to voting. ( Log Out /  In 1999, Condon switched to doing weekends only at WROW-AM and WYJB-FM to devote fulltime to creating Top-40 “Internet Only” radio station Radioalbany.com and its low power AM radio station. Marchinuke wrote “Thank you Randy McCarten, thank you Dan Mussman, thank you Warren Garling, thank you Ken Place, thank you G Dawg.” (G Dawg is one of Joe Gallagher’s nicknames). In 2001, a few 1980s hits were being mixed into the format being played about once per hour. In 1985, television personality Merv Griffin through his company Merv Griffin Enterprises brought the stations and then sold it to Capstar Broadcasting (which was controlled by billionaire mogul Tom Hicks) in 1994. He was also newspaper reporter for the Fort Drum Sentinel newspaper. In November 2011, WPTR became Christian talk station WDCD-FM, leaving WTRY and as the only FM oldies radio stations in the Capital Region. Get their official bio, social pages & articles on 98.3 TRY! Upgrading your space while stuck at home? In the rare case of play by play conflicts, the latter games are usually heard on sister WTRY-FM, a procedure that has become more solidly done in the wake of the mild success of UAlbany football and the success of the Mets in the 2006 season.

Under new owners, another set of call letters (WERV) came and went before the frequency signed on as adult contemporary WNYJ on December 18, 1986.

Full Schedule. In 1967,  he joined Channel 13 Television,  Albany,  where he did the weather and announcing on weekends. By the end of 1991 the simulcast ended with 98.3 moving to a 1970s music format, as WYSR Star 98.3. Follow the selling its stake in WTRI, Troy Broadcasting, changes its name to Tri-City Radio, Inc. in late winter of 1956. He was hired at,  then Capital Cities stations WTEN-TV/WROW-AM/WROW-FM (now WYJB-FM). Advertise on 98.3 WTRY, Get Results; On Air 7:00 PM JT Up Next 12:00 AM Kat Jackson. Young Sheldon, Mom, Superstore and More Return Tonight! In the early 1960s, the station took a Top 40 format (which gained a simulcast on 106.5 FM briefly in the early 1970s), which they maintained in some form until the early 1980s when it went through a long-term evolution which resulted in the station becoming oldies in 1986. WOFX, known as Fox Sports 980, is an AM radio station broadcasting on 980 kHz licensed to Troy, New York.

In 1972, WTRY and WTRY-FM (106.5) were sold to Scott Broadcasting of Pennsylvania, Inc. On September 20, 2010, with the flip of WHRL to a simulcast of talk radio WGY, WOFX's programming can now be heard on WGY-FM's HD2 channel. The Capital District's Greatest Hits, Spotlight on Capital Region Entrepreneurs, Journey Keyboardist's Wife Demands 'Angels' Help Trump Win Election. [1] Studios and offices are on Troy-Schenectady Road (Route 7) in Latham.[2]. WOFX currently is home to Boston Red Sox baseball,[5] University at Albany football and men's basketball, some Syracuse University basketball games not heard on WGY, plus the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship among other events. Eddie Fisher - I'm Walking Behind You 3. Richard Hayman - Ruby 6. Guptill's Roller Skaking Arena Is Reopening This Saturday!

It airs a classic hits format (and Christmas Music from early-November until December 25 or 26th). Check Out The Top Podcasts On iHeartRadio! “I feel bad for my co-workers who were let go as they a very talented group of broadcasters. The original WTRY was a highly popular Top 40 station in the Albany market through the 1960s and 70s, moving over to oldies in the 80s and 90s, and today is sports radio 980 WOFX . Previously, WOFX has held the rights to the New York Giants (which were moved to sister WPYX), New York Jets football (currently on WQBK-FM), and New York Mets baseball. Hear The Capital District's Holiday Favorites, only on iHeartRadio.

Julius LaRosa - My Lady Loves To Dance

WSHZ/WSHQ's adult contemporary format was not successful, and in late September 1990, the format was flipped back to oldies, still as SHO-FM (though it was known as Super Hit Oldies SHO-FM in 1990). The move affects about a half-dozen local producers and other behind-the-scenes staff as well as several on-air personalities, including Randy McCarten, Chris Warren and Joe Gallagher. By alcue, May 20, 2018. With 71 stations, including Latham properties WGNA, 107.7 FM/1460 AM; WTRY, 980 AM/98.3 FM; and WPYX, 106.5 FM, New York City-based SFX is the nation's seventh largest radio broadcaster. the station played top 40 pop music until 1986, when it became an oldies station and then switched to a sports radio format. Want to know more about Jaime in the Morning!? WOFX is also the Albany market home to the syndicated Cigar Dave show.[4]. The station is owned by iHeartMedia and runs a sports radio format and is the Fox Sports Radio affiliate for the Capital District, Adirondacks, and Berkshires.[1]. Joe has been the recipient of many awards. The award was presented to Mr. Condon by Peter Yarrow, of “Peter, Paul, and Mary”. Warren Garling, who goes by Chris Warren on-air, wrote: Former The River morning show host Kevin Rush wrote, "You have simply one of the best, most relaxing voices on the radio. A native of Albany,  Mr. Condon is a graduate of Cardinal  McCloskey High School, Albany, Hudson Valley Community College,  Troy,  Siena College, Loudonville,  the Public Relations Institute of  Albany Business College and the Television Production School of the United States Army, Fort Monmouth,  New Jersey. In August 1996, WYSR became an outright sister to WTRY when SFX Broadcasting (which bought Liberty earlier that year) bought WYSR from Jarad Broadcasting. You can read the entire AllAccess story here, and you can talk about this story on Kristi Gustafson Barlette's blog.

Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Published by Bridgeway Books,  of Austin,  Texas. Exclusive Shows From Today's Best Artists, German Study On Indoor Concerts During Pandemic Yields Hopeful Data. WTRI became WAST in 1958, keeping Riple on as General Manager until his retirement in 1967. This weekly program airs on ION Television stations in the Albany,  Syracuse, and Buffalo markets. 2 = Transmits from Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont. List of radio stations owned by iHeartMedia, List of programming syndicated by iHeartMedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=WTRY-FM&oldid=981060122, Radio stations in Capital District, New York, Classic hits radio stations in the United States, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 September 2020, at 01:34. In his junior year at Cardinal McCloskey High School, Albany, Condon began broadcasting weekends on “Top-40”, WTRY-980-AM, with offices and studios located in Troy’s historic Proctor’s Theatre building. The telephone lines are needed for emergency communications. The station's original owner was Troy Broadcasting Co. The classic hits format on WTRY-FM is a direct continuation of the oldies format which was previously heard on AM 980. Listed in “Who’s Who in America” Mr. Condon is the recipient of  18 New York State Broadcasters Association’s “Excellence in Broadcasting” awards, two National Association of Community Broadcaster Awards, one Associated Press award and two National Silver Microphone Awards. In addition to sports talk, the station clears a sizeable amount of play by play on both the local and national levels. Previously, WOFX aired Imus in the Morning, a program which predated the sports format, however the show was taken off the schedule at the end of 2006 and replaced by Fox Sports Radio's Steve Czaban. When WTRY-FM switches to Christmas music, the normal classic hits format moves over to its HD-3 channel. Three months later, the simulcast was restored but with a couple wrinkles: 980 would be simulcasting 98.3 rather than vice versa, and 98.3 broadcast its own morning show while 980 aired the syndicated Imus in the Morning. ( Log Out /  The station hit the air at noon with 2.4 kW EPR on January 4, 1948, relaying programming of WTRY 980 AM from a tower in the Helderbergs. Until 1999, WTRY's oldies format largely featured music from 1964 to 1969 with several pre-1964 oldies an hour and about one early 1970s hit an hour cutting off at about 1973. Besides covering the entire local area with a strong signal, it was also well-received in neighboring Vermont and Massachusetts.

Percy Faith And His Orchestra - The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 5. Volare (Nel Blu) – D. Martin/Modugno 2 3. The original WTRY was a highly popular Top 40 station in the Albany market through the 1960s and 70s, moving over to oldies in the 80s and 90s, and today is sports radio 980 WOFX. Besides covering the entire local area with a strong signal, it was also well-received in neighboring Vermont and Massachusetts. From the station's sign-on in 1940 until 2000, the station was known as WTRY which made an early splash by taking the CBS affiliation from WOKO. When WROW took the CBS affiliation in 1954, WTRY briefly was the ABC affiliate before WPTR took that affiliation several years later.

The station's original owner was Troy Broadcasting Co. During its 63 years, led by principal owner C. George Taylor and others, WTRY gave birth or adopted three other stations at varying times: WTRI-FM 102.7 (in the early 1950s, went silent),[2] co-owned WTRI-TV (later became WAST-TV 13 (1959-1981); now WNYT) from 1954 to 1955 with Van Curler Broadcasting, and WTRY-FM 106.5 (now WPYX).

The 102.7 allocation was deleted from our area and moved to Vermont. From the station's sign-on in 1940 until 2000, the station was known as WTRY which made an early splash by taking the CBS affiliation from WOKO. This arrangement proved successful, outlasting WGY-FM (which switched to a hot adult contemporary format as WRVE in 1994).
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