Pulse 87 Signs-Off

Previous Format: Dance CHR “Pulse 87″ New Format: Rhythmic CHR “Party-FM” Date & Time Of Change: October 30, 2009 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Tony Santiago

Energy 92.7 & 5 Signs-Off

Previous Format: Dance “Energy 92.7 & 5″ New Format: Spanish CHR “Onda 92″ Date & Time Of Change: January 5, 2003 at 12:00am More Info: Airchecked, Wikipedia

105.5 WBNJ becomes Dance CHR WZBZ “B105.5 The Buzz”

In the Spring of 1998, 107.3 WZZP teased South Jersey with a Rhythmic CHR format. With no promotion or publicity, the brand new signal garnered a 2 share in its first ratings book. Seeing the hole for something between Urban AC WTTH and Adult leaning CHR WAYV, Margate Communications took a chance on something different. […]

“Groove 103.1″ Signs Off

After “Groove 103.1″ flipped back to Dance, the station’s ratings began to improve, albeit slightly. It eventually peaked at a 0.9 share 12+, which (tied with one of the previous formats on the 103.1 duo) represents the highest ratings ever achieved by the two 103.1 FMs. Apparently, this success got the attention of Jacor (now […]

“Groove 103.1″ switches from Rhythmic CHR back to Dance

In June 1996, KACD-FM (Santa Monica) and KBCD-FM (Newport Beach) switched from a Mainstream AC format to a Underground Dance format known as “Groove Radio”. While Groove Radio was unique, it was perhaps too unique for conventional radio. It never made any sort of dent in the ratings. During the summer of 1997, Groove Radio […]

92X Becomes Jam’n 92.1

Previous Format: Alternative “92X” KNRX New Format: Dance CHR “Jam’n 92.1″ KJMN Date & Time Of Change: February 29, 1996 at 8:00pm More Info: Wikipedia

103.5 WYNY Becomes Dance CHR WKTU

It would be hard to imagine a need for a CHR station in New York. For decades WABC and later Z100 would play all the hits in America’s biggest market. By 1996, Z100 had strayed into an Alternative Rock direction opening a hole for a station with a beat. By then WYNY’s ratings had remained […]