Oldies

101.1 WCBS-FM Becomes Jack-FM

Previous Format: Oldies “101.1 CBS-FM” New Format: Variety Hits “101.1 Jack-FM” Date & Time Of Change: June 3, 2005 at 5:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Related Change: 101.1 WCBS-FM Returns It was the day many never thought would happen. And when it happened, two of the top three radio markets would simultaneously wonder what had happened. At around 3:50pm WCBS-FM midday jock Bill Brown hinted at something about to go down in his final break. At 4:00 the station played a half-hour of songs with nothing but jingles in between. However, each song hinted ominously at what was to come. Songs like “Hit The Road Jack” and “Movin’ Out” led into Frank Sinatra’s “Summer Wind”. At 4:30, a 5 minute stunt loop led into the introdu...

WFLZ Becomes The Power Pig

Previous Format: Oldies “Z93” WFLZ New Format: CHR “93.3 The Power Pig” Date & Time Of Change: September 25, 1989 at 8:15am Aircheck And Summary Contributed By Brian Holmes’ ThePowerPig.com: Fifteen years ago, in September 1989, Jacor Broadcasting and a very talented group of individuals took a huge chance. The chance was taking a 100,000 watt flame throwing FM into a direct format competition against the powerhouse ratings winner, the then legendary Q105 (WRBQ FM & AM), owned then by Edens Broadcasting. It would give Tampa Bay a REAL Top 40 station playing all the hits, fun to listen to, always leaving you wanting more or wondering what they would say or do next. This compared to Q105’s more adult top 40 lean, known by most as having D.J.’...

WKLU Switches From Oldies To K-Love

Previous Format: Oldies “Oldies 101.9” New Format: Christian AC “K-Love” Date & Time Of Change: September 15, 2009 at 6:00pm More Info:IndianaRadio.net, Wikipedia

WDJO Flips To Oldies

Previous Format: Talk 1160 WBOB New Format: Oldies “Oldies 1160” WDJO Date & Time Of Change: February 11, 2006 More Info: Wikipedia

WWKB Flips To Oldies

Previous Format: CHR (Simulcasting “Kiss 98.5” WKSE) New Format: Oldies “KB 1520” Date & Time Of Change: January 27, 2003 More Info: Wikipedia

93.5 The Bar Flips To True Oldies

Previous Format: Rock “93.5 The Bar” New Format: Oldies “True Oldies Channel 93.5” Date & Time Of Change: January 1, 2017 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

Real Oldies 1530 Becomes Liberal Talk WCKY

Previous Format: Oldies “Real Oldies 1530” WSAI New Format: Liberal Talk 1530 WCKY Date & Time Of Change: January 17, 2005 More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: WSAI Becomes Real Oldies

WSAI Becomes Real Oldies

Previous Format: Standards New Format: Oldies “Real Oldies 1530” Date & Time Of Change: January 3, 2003 More Info: Wikipedia

CKKW Moves To FM As K-FUN

Previous Format: Oldies “Oldies 1090” CKKW New Format: Classic Hits “99.5 K-FUN” CKKW Date & Time Of Change: January 6, 2009 at 3:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Korey Bray

KNX-FM Becomes Oldies 93 KODJ

Previous Format: Mellow Rock KNX-FM New Format: Oldies “Oldies 93” KODJ Date & Time Of Change: March 2, 1989 More Info: Wikipedia

WPEN Shifts To Oldies

Previous Format: Adult Standards New Format: Oldies “Oldies 950” Date & Time Of Change: September 1, 2004 More Info: Wikipedia

Oldies 94.5 WNJO becomes Classic Hits “The Hawk”

Previous Format: Oldies 94.5 WNJO New Format: Classic Hits “94.5 The Hawk” WTHK Date & Time Of Change: November 1, 2001 at 10:30am More Info: Wikipedia After debuting #1 in the Spring 1998 ratings period, 94.5 WNJO began a steady decline in the ratings. In its final ratings period, WNJO had fallen to 6th place behind three Philadelphia stations. The Oldies audience was already fractured between WNJO, Philadelphia’s WOGL, and the weekend programming at New Jersey 101.5, who had moved their musical selections more towards the 70’s and early 80’s to compete with the 50’s and 60’s heavy WNJO. In order to protect sister station WPST, and keep 101.5 out of the top spot in the local ratings, WNJO was rebranded “The Hawk” and the musical s...

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