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For the Love of Radio

We owned and operated an AM and a FM, and experienced some of the same problems while trying to keep our sanity and work from early to late.
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I don’t know who enjoyed Big Jim Williams’ article (“We Stayed While the Door Revolved,” Sept. 8) more, my husband or myself.

We laughed and compared the small-town radio stations we owned and operated during the 1950s through 1993. We both have great stories to add to his about our employees throughout the years.

We owned and operated an AM and a FM, and experienced some of the same problems while trying to keep our sanity and work from early to late. My husband opened the station every day at 5 a.m., I was the news person and we both sold advertising.

I know every profession has their dogs; but radio seems to attract more of them. Thanks for sharing and bringing back some good memories for us. Erma and Preston Bridges

Benton, Ark.

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