Month: August 2005

Lazer 103 becomes 102.9 The Hog

Previous Format: Active Rock “Lazer 103” WLZR New Format: Classic Rock “102.9 The Hog” WHQG Date & Time Of Change: August 16, 2005 at 10:00am More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jeremy Andrews http://formatchange.com/audio/198.mp3

860 WGUL changes from Standards to Talk

At 5 PM on August 12, 2005, 860 WGUL in the Tampa Bay market flipped from its longtime “Music of Your Life” format to a temporary Presidential Speech format under new owners Salem Communication. Aircheck and Summary courtesy of Lou Pickney. http://formatchange.com/audio/155.mp3

“Outlaw Country 92.5” WYUU becomes Spanish “La Nueva 92.5”

Infinity Broadcasting’s Outlaw Country 92.5 (WYUU, licensed to Safety Harbor, FL) found itself as the third country station in a two country station market when Clear Channel’s Thunder 103.5 (WTBT) flipped to Country as U.S. 103.5 (WFUS) on April 14, 2005. With Infinity co-owned WQYK also playing country in the market, it became obvious to many observers that something had to give, particularly with country stations out of Polk County and Sarasota edging into the fringes of the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater market. On August 7, 2005, WYUU flipped formats following its broadcast of the Indianapolis Brickyard 400 NASCAR race. After three commercials, this announcement told listeners that a new format had come to the signal: La Nueva 92.5, The Latin Sound of Tampa Bay. Aircheck ...

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