Soft AC

WXJZ Returns To Smooth-FM

Previous Format: Dance CHR “Party 100.9” WXJZ (Stunting with Patriotic Country) New Format: Soft AC “100.9 Smooth-FM” Date & Time Of Change: September 12, 2015 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

KVIB Becomes 95.1 The Oasis

Previous Format: Spanish AC “95.1 Solamente Exitos” New Format: Soft AC “95.1 The Oasis” Date & Time Of Change: August 13, 2014 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by

Soft Rock 103.9 Debuts

Previous Format: Classic Rock “Rock 104” WXKE (Moved to 96.3) New Format: Soft AC “Soft Rock 103.9” WWFW Date & Time Of Change: June 20, 2014 at 10:39pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes:

KYNS Becomes B93.7

Previous Format: News “SLO News Radio” KYNS (Stunting as “Christmas 93.7“) New Format: Soft AC “B93.7” Date & Time Of Change: December 26, 2013 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

Carolina 92.1 Becomes The Palm

Previous Format: Soft AC “Carolina 92.1” New Format: AAA “92.1 The Palm” Date & Time Of Change: June 29, 2012 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

The Twister Becomes Platinum 96.7

Previous Format: Country “96.7 The Texas Twister” KTYS New Format: Soft Oldies “Platinum 96.7” KPMZ Date & Time Of Change: June 30, 2008 at 5:30am More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: Memories 96.7 Becomes The Twister Aircheck Contributed by Chris Huff

WSNI Becomes Rumba 104.5

Following the launch of “Philly’s 106.1” on WJJZ and WSNI 13 days earlier, it was known that 104.5 would eventually launch a new format of its own. Unlike the Rhythmic AC format at 106.1, which word had leaked out about a few weeks prior, Clear Channel kept the new format of WSNI closely guarded. Market observers guessed anything from Country to Modern Rock to Spanish, all of which could have filled a logical hole in the marketplace. As noon approached on August 23, Donna Summer’s “Last Dance” helped trigger the end of 104.5 as an english language station. A deep voice counted down from diez to uno and the station signed on with Frankie Ruiz’s “Puerto Rico” kicking off “Rumba 104-5”. Thanks to Nick D. for the aircheck. http:...

Sunny 104.5 Signs-Off

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 Smooth Jazz was disappearing from 106.1 WJJZ, 104.5 WSNI was saying goodbye to its Gold based AC format. In both of their places appeared Rhythmic AC “Philly’s 106.1”. It wasn’t a simlucast persay, as FCC regulations forbid two stations with identical coverage from duplicating so much programming, however the same songs played in the same order with different sweepers and commercials leading to the music not lining up completely. The purpose of the so-called “shadowcast” was to get Sunny 104.5’s audience to move over to the new 106.1 format before the debut o...

97.1 The Eagle KEGL Becomes Sunny 97.1

Previous Format: Rock New Format: Soft AC Date & Time Of Change: 5/18/2004 5:00pm More Info: Dallas Radio History, Wikipedia Related Format Changes: 97.1 The Eagle Returns

Alice 104.5 Philadelphia Becomes Sunny 104.5

Previous Format: Rock AC New Format: Soft AC Date & Time Of Change: August 1, 2002 at 6:00am More Info: Wikipedia

KFRC Becomes Soft AC Magic 61

Previous Format: Top 40 New Format: Soft AC “Magic 61” Date & Time Of Change: August 11, 1986 at 6:00am More Info: Bay Area Radio Museum, Wikipedia