Cleveland

87.7 Cleveland Becomes La Mega

Previous Format: Adult Alternative “87.7 Cleveland’s Sound” WLFM-LP New Format: Spanish CHR “Mega 87.7” Date & Time Of Change: January 1, 2013 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Ohio Media Watch http://formatchange.com/audio/709.mp3

99X Cleveland Launches

Previous Format: None New Format: Alternative Rock “99X” Date & Time Of Change: May 23, 2012 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Ohio Media Watch http://formatchange.com/audio/581.mp3

WNWV Brings Back The Wave

Previous Format: AAA “V107.3” New Format: Stunting (Will Become Smooth AC “107.3 The Wave” on 1/4/12) Date & Time Of Change: December 19, 20111 More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 107.3 The Wave WNWV Becomes AAA Boom 107.3 Aircheck Contributed by Rob MacKenzie http://formatchange.com/audio/534.mp3

92.3 The Fan Debuts

Previous Format: Modern Rock “Radio 92.3” New Format: Sports “92.3 The Fan” Date & Time Of Change: August 29, 2011 at 6:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/502.mp3

Mix 106.5 WMVX Becomes The Lake

Previous Format: Hot AC “Mix 106.5” WMVX New Format: Variety Hits “106.5 The Lake” WHLK Date & Time Of Change: January 3, 2011 at 7:30am More Info: RadioInsight http://formatchange.com/audio/438.mp3

107.3 The Wave WNWV Becomes AAA Boom 107.3

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz New Format: AAA Date & Time Of Change: December 28, 2009 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Note: Soon after launch, the station was renamed V107.3 due to a copyright claim on the Boom name. http://formatchange.com/audio/393.mp3

96.5 WKDD Moves to 98.1, Making Way For WAKS

Previous Format: Hot AC “96.5 WKDD” New Format: CHR “96.5 Kiss-FM” WAKS (Kiss concurrently moved from 104.9) Date & Time Of Change: July 3, 2001 at 12:00am More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: 95.5 WCLV moves to 104.9 Aircheck Contributed by Jason Takach http://formatchange.com/audio/547.mp3

95.5 WCLV moves to 104.9

What may go down in history as the most complex programming swap took place in Cleveland at the stroke of midnight on July 3, 2001. Triggered by a three way ownership swap involving Radio Seaway, Salem Communications, and Clear Channel the changes went down as follows: 1420 WHK Cleveland and 98.1 WHK-FM Canton’s programming moved to 50kw 1220 in Cleveland. 1220 WKNR Cleveland’s sports programming moved to 850 in Cleveland. 850 WRMR’s Cleveland’s Standards programming moved to 1420 Cleveland as WCLV. 96.5 WKDD Akron moved to 98.1 in Canton. 104.9 WAKS “Kiss-FM” moved to 96.5 in Akron with a new tower covering the entire Cleveland metro. 95.5 WCLV Cleveland’s Classical programming moved to 104.9 Lorain as WCLV-FM 95.5 debuted a new Contemporary Chris...

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