The Eastern Massachusetts Radio Timeline: the 1970s

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1970

1971

Dec. 31
WBZ-FM adds stereo, flips to rock.

1972

Mar. 19
WHDH-TV (channel 5)'s license expires, to be replaced a few hours later by WCVB.

1973

Oct. 11
WCOP-FM flips to oldies.

1974

Oct.
WCOP-FM flips to country, returing to the simulcast with WCOP(AM).

1976

Oct. 4
WCOP-FM becomes WTTK.

1977

May 20
WCOP(AM) flips to Top-40, becomes WACQ.
Sept.
WLVI-TV sold to Field Communications.

1978

1979

Jan. 1
WACQ and WTTK become WHUE/WHUE-FM, flip to beautiful music.
Nov. 10
WTBS-FM becomes WMBR; Ted Turner's WTCG-TV (17 Atlanta) becomes WTBS.

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