WBQW Becomes Hot 104.7

Previous Format: Classical “W-Bach” WBQW New Format: CHR “Hot 104.7” (Station stunted with Christmas Music for 1 day) Date & Time Of Change: September 14, 2012 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Note: This aircheck features the switch from Classical to Christmas on Thursday 9/13, followed by the launch of Hot 104.7 on 9/14.

1660 KUDL Becomes KMBZ Business

Previous Format: Classical “Radio Bach” KUDL New Format: Business Talk “KMBZ Business Channel” Date & Time Of Change: March 1, 2012 at 11:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Rob Zerwehk

Classical 91.1 WFCL Debuts

Previous Format: College Alternative New Format: Classical Date & Time Of Change: June 7, 2011 at 11:59pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 91.1 WRVU Nashville Signs-Off Aircheck contributed by Lou Pickney

102.1 KDFC Becomes Classic Rock KFOX

Previous Format: Classical New Format: Classic Rock Date & Time Of Change: January 24, 2011 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight Related Changes: 98.5 KUFX San Jose Adds A Simulcast in San Francisco Thank You to Nathan Fuentes for contributing this aircheck.

99.1 Joy-FM St. Louis Debuts

Previous Format: Classical New Format: Contemporary Christian Date & Time Of Change: 7/7/2010 7:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Format Changes: Classic 99 KFUO St. Louis Signs-Off Thanks to John Moody for contibuting this aircheck.

Classic 99 KFUO St. Louis Signs-Off

Previous Format: Classical New Format: Contemporary Christian Date & Time Of Change: 7/6/2010 10:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Format Changes: 99.1 Joy-FM St. Louis Debuts Note: This Aircheck consists of the farewell announcement by KFUO GM Dennis Stortz around 9:00pm, followed by the final minute of music at 10:00 as the station then went […]

WQXR Becomes X96.3 WXNY

Previous Format: Classical WQXR New Format: Spanish CHR “X96.3″ WXNY Date & Time Of Change: October 8, 2009 at 8:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: WQXR Moves From 96.3 To 105.9

105.9 WCAA Becomes WQXR

Previous Format: Spanish CHR “La Kalle 105.9” WCAA New Format: Classical WQXR Date & Time Of Change: October 8, 2009 at 8:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 105.9 WCAA Moves To 96.3

WETA Goes Classical

Previous Format: NPR News/Talk New Format: Classical Date & Time Of Change: January 22, 2007 at 8:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: Classical WGMS Becomes Variety Hits “George 104″

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

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

“Z104″ WWZZ Signs-Off

On 12:00pm on January 4, 2006 Bonneville Radio announced a shuffling of its Washington, D.C stations. News WTOP moved from its 1500/104.3/107.7 simulcast to 103.5. Classical WGMS moved from 103.5 to the 104.1/103.9 simulcast that had been the home of Adult CHR Z104. This was to pave way for the March debut of Washington Post […]

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 […]

105.1 WQRS flips from Classical to Modern Rock “The Edge”

A longtime Classical Music outlet, WQRS felt the impact of radio deregulation in the mid-1990’s. Eventually coming under the control of Greater Media Broadcasting, the station did not bill as much as ownership would have liked. Following the trend of sister station WFLN in Philadelphia, which dropped Classical two months earlier, WQRS made one of […]

WFLN becomes Modern AC “Max 95.7″

After 40 years of service as Philadelphia’s Classical Music station, frequent ownership changes in the mid-1990’s and developing business trends led to the demise of 95.7 WFLN. Greater Media Broadcasting donated the WFLN music library to Temple University’s 90.1 WRTI. With Q102 leaning Rhythmic, the Modern AC format of Max was thought to fill a […]