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    channel Q105.1

    What the hell is this "New Now" stuff? Where is my channel Q?


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    Re: channel Q105.1

    ClearChannel, which owns about 7 stations in Des Moines and Ames, flipped both 105.1 and 106.3. 105.1 is now contemporary and 106.3 is alternative. So head up the dial to 106.3.


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    Re: channel Q105.1

    what the heck.... what's the rationale?


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    Re: channel Q105.1

    I'm not sure either why they flipped them.

    Anyone remember way back when when 105.1 (now 106.3) was 107.1 and 107.5 was alternative?


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    Re: channel Q105.1

    What?? Wasnt 106.3 just playing Christmas music for 2 months, how can you flip from that to Metallica in just a few short minutes?



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    Re: channel Q105.1

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    What?? Wasnt 106.3 just playing Christmas music for 2 months, how can you flip from that to Metallica in just a few short minutes?
    Not entirely sure....but I assume 106.3 was hitting too close to home to the big dog 107.5 in song selection/programming and they wanted different audiences for both. Just my hypothesis.


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    Re: channel Q105.1

    I remember when 107.5 went pop. Changed my life forever.



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    Re: channel Q105.1

    Get satellite radio. You'll wonder why you tolerated those stupid commercials for so long.



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    Re: channel Q105.1

    Holy crap had a scare there, is 106.3 still same old Q or is it alternative w a new line up? Hopefully same old Q.



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    Re: channel Q105.1

    I remember when 107.5 went on the air. I think it was "the dot" or "the point" or something.


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    Re: channel Q105.1

    Quote Originally Posted by dtlantz View Post
    I remember when 107.5 went pop. Changed my life forever.
    I was a Godfather's pizza delivery driver in Ames when that happened. (shudders)



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    Re: channel Q105.1

    Quote Originally Posted by cowboycurtis View Post
    Get satellite radio. You'll wonder why you tolerated those stupid commercials for so long.
    This. I cant believe that people still dont have it. BRB, having 50 rock stations to choose from. No commercials.



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    Re: channel Q105.1

    This may explain why Tarbox left earlier this year.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    This. I cant believe that people still dont have it. BRB, having 50 rock stations to choose from. No commercials.
    Its a giant ripoff though unless you threaten to cancel every 6-12 months. $160 a year plus fees? Yeah no.



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    Re: channel Q105.1

    I hope the crank the wattage up on 106.3 because I can't here up here in Webster city where I normally do!!!!!!



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