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99X Returns Again

Previous Format: Country “98.9 Nash Icon” (Stunting As “Warm 98.9“) New Format: Alternative “99X” Date & Time Of Change: January 1, 2016 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/842.mp3

98.9 The Bone Launches

Previous Format: Alternative “99X” New Active Rock “98.9 The Bone” September 1, 2012 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/619.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

Journey 97.9 Atlanta Debuts

Previous Format: Modern Rock “99X” New Format: Gold AC “Journey 97.9” Date & Time Of Change: June 17, 2011 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight http://formatchange.com/audio/467.mp3

99X Returns On 97.9

Previous Format: None New Format: Modern Rock “99X On 97.9” Date & Time Of Change: April 17, 2009 at 9:09am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/368.mp3

99X Atlanta Signs-Off, Q100 Moves In

Previous Format: Modern Rock New Format: CHR Date & Time Of Change: January 25, 2008 at 5:30am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: Rock 100.5 Atlanta Debuts http://formatchange.com/audio/297.mp3

CHR “Power 99” WAPW becomes Alternative “99X” WNNX

During the late 80’s WAPW was the leading Mainstream CHR in Atlanta with ratings in the 7 to 9 share range and beating out longtime runners WZGC (Z-93) and WQXI (94-Q) out of the format. But during the fall 1991, the station started stumbling from a 6.5 in the summer book to a 4.7. This was caused by a decision at the time by management to lean heavy on Dance in order to find a nitch for the station. Reversing course, the station started re-adding Rock & Alternative tracks over the winter of 1991-92 and rose to a 6.3 in the winter, then dropped in the 4’s in the spring & summer books. After experimenting with a nightly all-Alternative music program called “On The Edge”, the decision was made to change format to Alternative and the weekend before the format change on Octob...

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