Tiny station recreates old-time radio

By RYAN PAGELOW The (Waukegan) Lake County News Sun
July 25, 2008
ANTIOCH, Ill. – From his back yard in Antioch, Jay Lichtenauer broadcasts old-time radio shows like “Jack Benny” and “The Shadow” from a low-powered AM transmitter that’s not much bigger than a shoebox on a pole with an antenna.

Although only those living within a mile of his home can clearly hear the station at AM 1710, the station streams online and is somewhat of a kingpin in its niche of broadcasting radio shows from the 1920s through the 1950s.

Full Story Here: Chicago Tribune

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