TALKIN' RADIO : KROQ WEATHER WARNING GETS A STORMY RECEPTION.Byline: - Fred Shuster
Listeners to two local stations were startled star·tle
v. star·tled, star·tling, star·tles
1. To cause to make a quick involuntary movement or start.
2. To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly. See Synonyms at frighten. recently when a tornado warning A tornado warning is issued when:
Represented or appearing as such; ostensive: His ostensible purpose was charity, but his real goal was popularity. originating with the National Weather Service advised residents to ``grab your bitches.''
KROQ-FM (106.7) afternoon host Jed (the Fish) Gould added the tag line tag line also tag·line
1. An ending line, as in a play or joke, that makes a point.
2. An often repeated phrase associated with an individual, organization, or commercial product; a slogan.
Noun 1. when the original feed from the weather service was of quality too poor to broadcast at the off-the-wall rock station.
Gould's charming advice went out on the airwaves of KROQ and, although he didn't know it at the time, on talk station KFI-AM (640).
``Jed decided to add those three little words,'' said a KROQ staffer who asked to remain anonymous. ``He had no idea it was being fed to any other station but KROQ.''
Gould, for his part, wouldn't say what the reaction was around the station but indicated he had gotten in a spot of trouble and was absent from work the day after his customized weather warning.
Poorman wants your tape
Ex-``Loveline'' co-host Jim (Poorman) Trenton spins only unsigned bands and indie label artists on his new ``Anti-Radio'' show on KORG-AM (1190).
``Every other format in Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, plays only major label artists,'' the Newport Beach-based disc jockey disc jockey (DJ)
Person who plays recorded music on radio or television or at a nightclub or other live venue. Disc jockey programs became the economic base of many radio stations in the U.S. after World War II. said.
Poorman, who previously worked at KROQ, Groove 103.1, KIIS-FM (102.7) and Power 106, is soliciting tapes from acts that want to be on his Sept. 25 program, when he will attempt to break the record for most songs played on radio within one hour.
He's asking for tunes of a minute or less in duration. ``Anti-Radio'' can be heard from 5 to 6 p.m. weekdays on KORG, which is based in Anaheim but broadcasts throughout the region.
Send tapes to: Poorman, 177 Riverside Ave., Newport Beach, Calif. 92663. Info: (949) 722-8785. Deadline for submissions is Sept. 24.
Prager in the morning
In case you're looking, Dennis Prager, talk station KABC-AM's (790) longtime moral compass, has moved from his afternoon position to the 9 a.m.-to-noon slot. He has been at the station since 1983.
Photo: Jed the Fish Edwin Fish Gould III or Jed Gould III (born July 15, 1955), known to radio listeners as Jed the Fish, is a disc jockey on KROQ in Los Angeles, currently on the air from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays.