The Eastern Massachusetts Radio Timeline: the 1980s

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1981

1982

1983

July 14
WBOS-FM switches from rock to country music.

1984

Dec.
WHUE-FM sold to First Media, becomes WCOZ for one week, then goes silent.

1985

Jan. 1
WCOZ-FM becomes WKKT, flips to CHR.
Oct. 29
WKKT flips to classic rock, becomes WZLX.

1987

Mar. 3
WHDH and WZOU sold to Sconnix.
May 13
WMBR adds stereo.

1989

Apr. 27
WBOS-FM drops country.

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