GOLDEN GIFT Our thanks to all of our Exhibit Contributors, Financial Supporters, and of course, our narrators, Bobby Ocean and Charlie Van Dyke. Without help from all of our friends, this Special, and for that matter, the REELRADIO website, would not have been possible.
PLAY The REELRADIO Tenth Birthday Special (01:05:52)

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[Description by Uncle Ricky]

Top 40 Veterans Bobby Ocean and Charlie Van Dyke host this 65-minute special created for the tenth birthday of REELRADIO on February 12, 2006.

It features samples of all REELRADIO HITBOUND exhibits for each birthday, beginning in 1996 and continuing through 2005.

Over 200 exhibitors have built the Repository via their Collections and Golden Gifts.

THE REELRADIO TENTH BIRTHDAY SPECIAL featuring Bobby Ocean and Charlie Van Dyke
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The exhibits featured in this Special were contributed by some of them, including:

Gordon K. Hahn, Kevin Gershan and Brandon Castillo, The Michael Hagerty Collection, The Marty Johnson Collection, Media Preservation Foundation, Richard Fatherley and The Dave Saviet Collection, The Don Kent Collection, Dan Haber's Bob James Collection, Jerry Lewine, Elizabeth McLeod and Radio Historian Jim Hilliker, The John Long Collection, The Bill Tash Collection, The Tim Benko "Windy City" Airchecks Collection, The Matt Seinberg Big Apple Airchecks Collection, The Don Jennett Collection, The Bill Hennes Collection, John Mehno and Ric Collins, Shaune Steele and The Real Don Steele Collection, The Rob Frankel Collection and The Uncle Ricky Collection.

Thanks also to Norm Gilbert and Greg Argendeli for production elements. Special thanks to Ron Jacobs for his contributions to our organization.

This feature is not intended to represent the full depth and variety of REELRADIO, but it is a fair sample of our first ten years, and what was "New" to our visitors on our birthdays.

In 1996, when REELRADIO first went online, "someone else" paid all the costs of operation. As the site grew and we started featuring airchecks with music, voluntary contributions were insufficient, and a minimum annual subscription fee was introduced. Please note that we found it necessary to increase our minimum annual subscription since our Tenth Anniversary program was produced. As reflected in this presentation, it was $12 in 2006. In 2014, it was necessary to increase our new subscriber price to $20 and $15 for an annual renewal. As of 2016, we offer 6-month subscription terms at $10 for a new subscription, or renewal.

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