Month: December 2006

107.7 WJCD flips from AC to Smooth Jazz

As a rimshot in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach market, the 107.7 frequency has had a hard time competing in the market. In the past few years, it slid from Urban AC to Smooth Jazz to AC and back to Smooth Jazz. The AC format had been simulcast on 92.1 WCDG to give it a better shot at competing, but it had since been flipped to fill the Oldies niche following WFOG changing to WVBW. However, the battle between WVBW and WWDE also had prevented WJCD from gaining any momentum. Thus following its all-Christmas programming, WJCD moved back to Smooth Jazz on December 26, 2006. Aircheck Contributed By Bob Corbin of VARTV.com http://formatchange.com/audio/272.mp3

94.9 Lite-FM WLTM becomes The Bull WUBL

The Autumn of 2006 brought massive shakeups to Clear Channel’s Atlanta cluster, affecting all 5 of their FM stations in the market. The first shoe dropped on November 17 when Modern Rocker “105.3 The Buzz” moved to the stronger 96.1 frequency that had been home to heritage Classic Rocker “96 Rock” becoming Active Rock “Project 9-6-1”. Over the coming weeks, the 105.3 frequency would become Regional Mexican as “El Patron”, Viva 105.7 would lose its 96.7 simulcast, and here Mainstream AC “94.9 Lite-FM” would go Country as “The Bull”. The AC format on WLTM was never able to gain traction against Cox’s heritage AC WSB-FM “B98.5” following its relaunch after its long run as “Peach 94.9”. ...

99.5 WKLB Becomes Classical WCRB

Previous Format: Country “Country 99.5” New Format: Classical “99.5 WCRB” Date & Time Of Change: December 1, 2006 at 12pm More Info: Northeast Radio Watch, Wikipedia Related Changes: 102.5 WCRB Becomes Country WKLB http://formatchange.com/audio/266.mp3

102.5 WCRB Becomes Country WKLB

Previous Format: Classical “102.5 WCRB” New Format: Country “Country 102.5” Date & Time Of Change: More Info: Northeast Radio Watch, Wikipedia Related Changes: 99.5 WKLB Becomes Classical WCRB http://formatchange.com/audio/267.mp3

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