Oldies

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 http://formatchange.com/audio/147.mp3

WSAI Becomes Real Oldies

Previous Format: Standards New Format: Oldies “Real Oldies 1530” Date & Time Of Change: January 3, 2003 More Info: Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/172.mp3

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 http://formatchange.com/audio/703.mp3

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 http://formatchange.com/audio/312.mp3

WPEN Shifts To Oldies

Previous Format: Adult Standards New Format: Oldies “Oldies 950” Date & Time Of Change: September 1, 2004 More Info: Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/144.mp3

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...

KLDE Moves to 107.5

Previous Format: Alternative “107.5 The Buzz” KTBZ/97.1 KKTL New Format: Oldies “Oldies 107.5” KLDE/97.1 KKTL Date & Time Of Change: July 18, 2000 at 8:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Following the merger of Clear Channel and AMFM, CC had to spin off some of it’s Houston stations and one of the stations it chose was 107.5 FM which was spun off to Cox along with 92.9 KKBQ and 97.1 KKTL. Through an agreement, Clear Channel gave the intellectual property of KLDE to Cox which moved the format and staff to 107.5 FM. Clear Channel moved it’s popular Modern Rock format of 107-5 The Buzz to the superior 94.5 signal after several weeks of on-air claims that “The Buzz is going off the air”. Buzz personalities all went along with the publicity complainin...

KTBZ Moves To 94.5

Previous Format: Oldies “Oldies 94.5” KLDE New Format: Alternative “94.5 The Buzz” KTBZ Date & Time Of Change: July 18, 2000 at 8:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Following the merger of Clear Channel and AMFM, CC had to spin off some of it’s Houston stations and one of the stations it chose was 107.5 FM which was spun off to Cox along with 92.9 KKBQ and 97.1 KKTL. Through an agreement, Clear Channel gave the intellectual property of KLDE to Cox which moved the format and staff to 107.5 FM. Clear Channel moved it’s popular Modern Rock format of 107-5 The Buzz to the superior 94.5 signal after several weeks of on-air claims that “The Buzz is going off the air”. Buzz personalities all went along with the publicity complaining of how they would be...

V102.9 Becomes Oldies 102.9

Previous Format: AC “V102.9” WGL-FM New Format: Oldies “Oldies 102.9/1250” WGL/WGL-FM Date & Time Of Change: June 3, 2013 at 6:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/676.mp3

Boss Radio KHJ Returns

Previous Format: Country “93 KHJ” New Format: Oldies “93 KHJ” Date & Time Of Change: April 1, 1983 at 12:00pm More Info: Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/150.mp3

KFXR Becomes Mighty 1190

Previous Format: Sports “Fox Sports 1190“; Stunting with All-Beatles New Format: Oldies “Mighty 1190” Date & Time Of Change: April 1, 2005 at 12:00am More Info: Wikipedia, DFW Radio History http://formatchange.com/audio/130.mp3

KVLD Gets Sharpe

Previous Format: Classic Hits “Oldies 99.3” New Format: Classic Rock “Sharpe 99.3” Date & Time Of Change: November 15, 2012 at 2:00pm More Info: RadioInsight http://formatchange.com/audio/633.mp3

CISL Shifts From Oldies To Standards

Previous Format: Oldies “Superhits 650” New Format: Standards “AM 650” Date & Time Of Change: November 10, 2008 at 9:00am More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Mike Workman http://formatchange.com/audio/322.mp3

Solid Gold FM Becomes The Sound

Previous Format: Oldies “Solid Gold FM” New Format: Classic Rock “The Sound” Date & Time Of Change: January 1, 2012 at 9:00am More Info: Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/543.mp3

1310 WADB/1160 WOBM Become Good Time Oldies

Previous Format: 1310 Sports, 1160 Standards New Format: Oldies Date & Time Of Change: 9/3/2010 9:00am More Info: Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/428.mp3

940 CINW Signs Off

Previous Format: Oldies “AM 940” New Format: Silent Date & Time Of Change: January 29, 2010 at 7:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 690 CINF Signs Off Aircheck Contributed by Mark David http://formatchange.com/audio/481.mp3

“Kool 106.1” KQLL Tulsa Becomes “Gen X Radio”

Previous Format: Classic Hits New Format: 90’s Hits Date & Time Of Change: 12/28/2009 1:00pm More Info: RadioInsight http://formatchange.com/audio/378.mp3

103.1 WRKA Becomes New Country Q103.1

Previous Format: Oldies “103.1 WRKA” New Format: Country “New Country Q103.1” Date & Time Of Change: July 18, 2008 at 3:00pm More Info: LKYRadio, Wikipedia http://formatchange.com/audio/413.mp3

103.3 KLOU becomes “My 103.3”

With the “Oldies” branding becoming taboo due to the aging of the target audience, broadcasters have looked for new ways to position the format. In St. Louis, when Clear Channel brought on market legend Smash for mornings at KLOU they used the opportunity to reposition the market’s longtime oldies station as programmed by the listeners. The station brought on Bob Costas as the imaging voice as well. http://formatchange.com/audio/283.mp3

Big 100.3 WBIG Evolves From Oldies To Classic Hits

Previous Format: Oldies New Format: Classic Hits Date & Time Of Change: April 3, 2006 at 5:00pm More Info: Wikipedia, Washington Post http://formatchange.com/audio/250.mp3

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