Dahl announced on October 29, 2007 that he would move to mornings at WJMK on November 5, 2007 as WCKG changed formats. He was the only live personality at the Jack FM outlet as the rest of the station is preprogrammed and run by computer. Dahl's son Matt was part of the regular WCKG lineup and hosted the show immediately following his father's. However, the WCKG format change, from an FM talk station to an adult contemporary station was the end of Matt's show on WCKG.
On December 5, 2008, Dahl announced the end of his show on Jack FM due to low ratings.
"They were saying, 'Well, do a couple of weeks, a farewell.'" Dahl said. "I said, 'It's not a farewell. You guys are taking me off the air. I'm not retiring.' ... "I still have two and a half years left on my deal so, quite frankly, I'm not letting them out of it." Dahl stated that he is prepared to stay off the radio for the remainder of his contract, which extends to mid-2011 and is said to be worth more than $1 million annually.
After the end of Dahl's final broadcast, Howard Cogan, the normally sarcastic signature voice, Jack, heard on many Jack FM stations, delivered a sincere sendoff to Dahl followed by "Life's Been Good" by Joe Walsh, a long-time friend of Dahl.
... WJKD (99.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Jack FM format. 99.7 went on the air on March 27, 1992, as WWDO FM ... In December, 2006, WGNX rebranded itself as 997 Jack FM, and changed its call letters to WJKD ...
1963 – 1 July 2010) was a presenter and newsreader at 106 Jack FM (Oxfordshire) and BBC Oxford and was renowned for her quick wit and double entendres ... Alison's first job with the BBC was with the now-defunct BBC Dorset FM, which is now part of BBC Radio Solent ... waiting to die, she accidentally got freelance work at the then recently launched 106 Jack FM ...
... CHQM-FM signed on the air on August 10, 1960 with a mainly instrumental easy listening format, several months after its original AM sister station, CHQM 1320 (whose programming CHQM-FM mainly ... The original owner of CHQM-AM and -FM was Vancouver Broadcast Associates Ltd ... headed by Bill Bellman and Jack Stark, with the stations' studios and offices then located on 1134 Burrard Street ...
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