1999 N.R.C. Quiz

Rules of Engagement: Place an "X" in the box of the correct answer. Score one point for each correct question. Check only one box. No answer is an incorrect answer. Multiple checks are incorrect answers. If you check the wrong box, and wish to change your answer, circle the box that is your correct choice. Comments, explanations, or justifications are not accepted. Only checked answers. All questions are from National Radio Club historical records, DX News, or DX Audio Service. If there is a tie, the winner will be picked by a drawing. The ruling of the quiz-master(s) is final. Any comments, critiques, or complaints should be taken up with the host of the 1988 convention. Void where prohibited.


1). My call letters have come a full circle, having changed several times, but now the same as they were in 1935. Who am I?

[A] - CFCO
[B] - WLEW
[C] - WTAM
[D] - KHPY


2). I can fool you! I sometimes ID as "The WMUZ Word Station ". My call letters are…

[A] - WHYT
[B] - WLLZ
[C] - WPON
[D] - WDFX


3). KSYU, in Albuquerque NM on 1520 is now…

[A] - 5/5kw DA2
[B] - 5/1kw DA1
[C] - 5/5kw DA3
[D] - Silent


4). WJZZ, is now on the air in…

[A] - Saginaw, MI
[B] - Frankenmuth, MI
[C] - Kingsley, MI
[D] - Inkster, MI


5). 1210, KREW in Sunnyside, WA, now sports the call sign of…

[A] - KZTS
[B] - KMPS
[C] - KBAL
[D] - KLAY


6). I've been gone from Lima, OH since the early 50's. My call was WLOK and my frequency was…

[A] - 1230
[B] - 1240
[C] - 1400
[D] - 1450


7). I share the frequency with the Caribbean Beacon. I am…

[A] - WNTC
[B] - WNRB
[C] - WMRC
[D] - WNRC


8). The "Graveyard Achievements" column is distance records compile from the present back to…

[A] - April 15, 1934
[B] - November 1, 1948
[C] - January 1, 1960
[D] - October 1, 1971


9). On 7/14/1999, in DDXD, Bruce Conti logged a station on 600 kHz in North Bay, Ontario. The call was…

[A] - CFBG
[B] - CKAT
[C] - WICC
[D] - CFCF


10). On 7/21/1999, John Sampson logged WEIO on a frequency of…

[A] - 790
[B] - 1050
[C] - 1150
[D] - 1270


11). "Atlantic 252" has it's transmitter in…

[A] - Luxembourg
[B] - Scotland
[C] - England (Liverpool)
[D] - Ireland


12). As reported in v66/#29, Serbia (Beograd) has reactivated it's transmitter on…

[A] - 990
[B] - 684
[C] - 1151
[D] - 1251


13). KNUS's application on 710 for 10,000/5,000 U4 is…

[A] - Dismissed by the FCC.
[B] - On the air as of 7/15/99.
[C] - Modified to 10,000/2,500 U4.
[D] - Silent at the present time.


14). WMNE's old call was…

[A] - WFLA
[B] - WSUN
[C] - WPOM
[D] - WSRF


15). WRRA, 1290, has been granted facilities of…

[A] - 3,000/3,000 U3
[B] - 4,000/4,000 U3
[C] - 5,000/5,000 U5
[D] - 5,000/2,500 U2


16). Al Merriman's worse nightmare! 1190, WBIS in Annapolis has been granted the facilities of…

[A] - 50,000/50,000 D9
[B] - 50,000 D3
[C] - 50,000 D1
[D] - 50,000/40,000 D2


17). The application for new station in Indio, CA, was…

[A] - Granted 880 5,000/500 D5.
[B] - Moved to Carmel, CA.
[C] - Granted 880 1,000/250 D4.
[D] - Dismissed by the FCC.


18). 1250, WREN, in Kansas City has a new call sign of…

[A] - WHB
[B] - WGGM
[C] - KFH
[D] - KKGM


19). 1340, WHAP is back on the air, and is relaying…

[A] - A station on 990 kilohertz.
[B] - 1110 in Charlotte NC during the night, & WRNL during the daytime.
[C] - WLEE after it returned to the air and is on 1320.
[D] - The National Weather Service.


20). CKTY recently moved to 106.3. They were on 1110 kHz. What was their frequency before 1110 kHz?

[A] - 1070
[B] - 1580
[C] - 1250
[D] - 1570


21). My tower was blown down in a tornado sometime between 5/84 and 5/85, allowing some great DX when I was on low power, but not many stations were heard. Who am I?

[A] - WHAS
[B] - WSUI
[C] - CJRN
[D] - WCAU


22). The station that relays the V.O.A. on 1530 is located in…

[A] - Marathon FL
[B] - Marti FL
[C] - Sao Tome
[D] - Cincinnati


23). Ken Chatterton resides in rural Mannsville, NY. What frequency is his closest local station?

[A] - 1070
[B] - 790
[C] - 1240
[D] - 1410


24). My 1100 facilities now have the call sign vacated in Cleveland. I am…

[A] - Warsaw, New York
[B] - Brandon, Florida
[C] - Selma, North Carolina
[D] - Hapeville, Georgia


25). What Pennsylvania clear channel station has changed it's call letters in the last 4-years?

[A] - 1080
[B] - 1210
[C] - 1120
[D] - 990


26). Jerry said…. "the call letters of 1150, WRUN never changed. The call change was set aside." WRUN was going to become…

[A] - WRVR
[B] - WRVB
[C] - WVBR
[D] - WBVR


27). What is simular about the two applications for new stations in Indian Mountain AK, and Cape Romonzof AK?

[A] - They are the only DA4 stations on 1240 kHz.
[B] - They are one of a few "sharetime" radio stations.
[C] - They have both applied for Class 1 (Clear Channel) frequencies.
[D] - They were both dismissed.


28). Fred Vobbe broadcasts from the…

[A] - …facilities of 940-WLJM.
[B] - …the transmitter of 560-WHND.
[C] - …the sheet-rock announce booth.
[D] - …an illegal transmitter in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.


29). Radio Malta operates 24 hours a day on…

[A] - 990
[B] - 999
[C] - 1051
[D] - 1151


30). If you are listening to Venezuela on 1500, you're hearing…

[A] - VYRZ
[B] - XVHUA
[C] - ZDUZ
[D] - YVRZ


31). Where do the famous 1640/1680 TIS stations operate?

[A] - Chicago's Loop (I-94).
[B] - Los Angeles Transit Authority.
[C] - Dallas/Ft Worth Airport.
[D] - Dollywood Amusement Park.


32). While driving in Mountana, a member heard 1010 in Calgary. What is the station's call sign?

[A] - CKGR
[B] - CKBR
[C] - CBAR
[D] - CBR


33). In 1949, the National Radio Club Convention was held in…

[A] - Newark NJ
[B] - Erie OH
[C] - Buffalo NY
[D] - Chicago IL


34). What column in both the DXAS and DX News magazine does Blaine Thompson chair?

[A] - Formats
[B] - Musings
[C] - C.P.C.
[D] - Local DX


35). If you heard "Oromocto, New Maryland" on 1260, you likely logged….

[A] - CHRI
[B] - CIHI
[C] - VOAK
[D] - WDMD


36). What station is known by the slogan "Woody" on 1230?

[A] - WODI
[B] - WDEE
[C] - WOOI
[D] - WOOD


37). The new call at 1470 in Brooklyn Park, MN, will be…

[A] - WLOL
[B] - KLBP
[C] - KDWB
[D] - WDGY


38). The station in East Point GA on 1160 is…

[A] - WJJD
[B] - WKSL
[C] - WGSE
[D] - WKGE


39). The new station in Julian CA will be on a frequency of…

[A] - 710
[B] - 820
[C] - 880
[D] - 1110


40). Contrary to MSJ, the powers of 1700 in Sherman TX are…

[A] - 10,000/700
[B] - 10,000/500
[C] - 10,000/1,000
[D] - 10,000/877


Congratulations! You're done!