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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

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    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?

    yes. this blows as 106.3 doesn't come in near as good as 105.1 does.



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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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    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

    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

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



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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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    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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    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.
    Pay money to listen to the radio? Lol, no thanks.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Pay money to listen to the radio? Lol, no thanks.
    Pay money to listen to TV? Lol, no Thanks. -Soccer fan around 1980



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    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    Pay money to listen to TV? Lol, no Thanks. -Soccer fan around 1980
    Wut?



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