Most Winnipeg folks my age remember the CJOB Shut Ins Program, which aired Sunday morning for many, many years. Most of all, we recall its genial gentleman host, George McCloy. Read more
Long before the internet, Winnipeg had great social media. A radio program called Beefs and Bouquets ruled every morning with Red Alix on CJOB. Read more
My journey in personal computing begins forty years ago. And it started by accident. Read more
Before cell phones and Twitter, we created CJOB CB Radio Traffic Reports. Lots of fun for everyone and a great public service. Read more
The election computer for broadcasters arrived in 1952. Read more
Let’s remember more of the great CJOB people from the “old days”. Read more
During the mid-1970’s, I had a lot of fun being part of Winnipeg’s People Station – CJOB.
When you listened to CJOB radio broadcasts of the early Winnipeg Jets, I was the usually the guy sitting behind the console at the station. I enjoyed listening to the Voice of the Jets night after night. And the Jets were great, too!
Radio broadcast automation today is about computers. Back in 1970’s, it was about robots. After years of “experience” in student radio, I was thrilled to get my first real, paid job in professional radio. The thrill was somewhat tempered by reality. My job was actually to configure and baby-sit a robot on the weekend overnight shift.