The Groove 103.9 Chicago Debuts

The Groove 103.9 Contemporary Smooth Jazz Rick O'Dell W280EM Chicago

Previous Format: Not On Air (Stunting With Christmas Music) New Format: Smooth Jazz “The Groove 103.9” Date & Time Of Change: December 26, 2014 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight Aircheck Contributed by Jeremy Andrews

KLOK-FM Becomes KKSF

Smooth Jazz 103.7 KKSF San Francisco KLOK-FM Brown Broadcasting

Previous Format: AC “103.7 FM” KLOK-FM New Format: Smooth Jazz KKSF Date & Time Of Change: July 30, 1987 at 12:00am More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Steve Worth

Sign-On of 103.7 The Oasis

Previous Format: Country “K-Mine” KMYN New Format: Jazz/World “103.7 The Oasis” KOAZ/K279BP Date & Time Of Change: February 14, 2012 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

99.1 Fresh-FM Debuts

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz “Groove 99.1” CJGV New Format: Hot AC “99.1 Fresh-FM” Date & Time Of Change: February 14, 2012 at 7:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Notes: CJGV was stunting from 12/1/11 until 12/26/11 with Christmas music and from 12/26/11 to 2/14/12 with Hot AC as just “99.1 FM”

WNWV Brings Back The Wave

Previous Format: AAA “V107.3” New Format: Stunting (Will Become Smooth AC “107.3 The Wave” on 1/4/12) Date & Time Of Change: December 19, 20111 More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 107.3 The Wave WNWV Becomes AAA Boom 107.3 Aircheck Contributed by Rob MacKenzie

KYOT Becomes Eva 95.5

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz “95.5 The Coyote” New Format: Rhythmic AC “Eva 95.5″ Date & Time Of Change: August 31, 2011 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

KQ 103 Debuts

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz “103.1 WLOQ“, stunting as “Elvis 103.1” New Format: Spanish CHR “KQ 103” Date & Time Of Change: August 3, 2011 at 9:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

107.3 The Wave WNWV Becomes AAA Boom 107.3

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz New Format: AAA Date & Time Of Change: December 28, 2009 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Note: Soon after launch, the station was renamed V107.3 due to a copyright claim on the Boom name.

V98.7 WVMV Becomes Amp Radio

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz “V98.7″ WVMV New Format: CHR “98.7 Amp Radio” WDZH Date & Time Of Change: October 2, 2009 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

KJZN Becomes 105.5 The Truth

105.5 The Truth KJZN Fresno Mancow Laura ingraham Jerry Doyle

Previous Format: “Smooth Jazz 105.5” KJZN (Stunting with Christmas Music) New Format: Conservative Talk “105.5 The Truth” Date & Time Of Change: May 1, 2009 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

California 103.1 Calgary Becomes Classic Hits XL103

On March 3, 2008 at 3pm, NewCap Broadcasting’s Smooth Jazz “California 103.1″ CIQX Calgary changed formats to Classic Hits as “XL103″. In accordance with Canada’s more strict licensing regulations, Newcap needed the CRTC to remove the clause in the station’s license requiring a specialty format in order to change the format.

RadioNow Returns At 100.9

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz WYJZ New Format: CHR “Radio Now 100.9″ WNOU Date & Time Of Change: October 10, 2007 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

107.7 WJCD flips from AC to Smooth Jazz

As a rimshot in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach market, the 107.7 frequency has had a hard time competing in the market. In the past few years, it slid from Urban AC to Smooth Jazz to AC and back to Smooth Jazz. The AC format had been simulcast on 92.1 WCDG to give it a better shot […]

WJJZ Becomes Philly’s 106.1

August 10, 2006 will go down as one of the most historical days in Philadelphia radio history. At Noon, Clear Channel blew up the formats of two of their five FM stations simultaneously. While Sunny 104.5 was ditching its Gold based AC format, Smooth Jazz was disappearing from 106.1 after a successful 13 year run. […]