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Q105 Goes Country

Q105 Country Top 40 Garth Brooks 104.7 WRBQ Tampa St. Petersburg

Previous Format: CHR “Q105
New Format: Country “Q105
Date & Time Of Change: April 2, 1993 at 1:05pm
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  1. Wow I don’t think I was aware of this flip to country, aren’t they oldies now?. This is the original “Q” station.. as in Q-Zoo. The format that KKBQ Houston modeled itself after then went country just like these guys did just over a year later

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    • They are Classic Hits now. Swapped formats with sister 92.5 WYUU in 2002 with both stations being rebranded. “Oldies 104.7” later returned to the “Q105” brand in 2005.

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  2. and q105 is using the same jingles that they used in their top40 days, i think mason dixon still does mornings there.

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    • Wow gotta give that a listen. KKBQ recycled their CHR jingles for their country format. They took a top 40 approach. It worked very well for them. I wasn’t a fan of the new format.. not a country fan

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