105.9 The Edge Becomes WMAL-FM

Previous Format: Classic Rock “105.9 The Edge” New Format: News/Talk (Simulcasting 630 WMAL) Date & Time Of Change: September 19, 2011 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

94.7 The Globe Becomes Fresh-FM

Previous Format: Classic Rock “94.7 The Globe” WTGB New Format: AC “94.7 Fresh-FM” WIAD Date & Time Of Change: April 6, 2009 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

WETA Goes Classical

Previous Format: NPR News/Talk New Format: Classical Date & Time Of Change: January 22, 2007 at 8:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: Classical WGMS Becomes Variety Hits “George 104″

“Z104″ WWZZ Signs-Off

On 12:00pm on January 4, 2006 Bonneville Radio announced a shuffling of its Washington, D.C stations. News WTOP moved from its 1500/104.3/107.7 simulcast to 103.5. Classical WGMS moved from 103.5 to the 104.1/103.9 simulcast that had been the home of Adult CHR Z104. This was to pave way for the March debut of Washington Post […]

99.1 WHFS becomes “El Zol” WLZL

At noon on January 12, 2005, 99.1 WHFS was switched to a Tropical Latin music format. Its call letters were soon changed to WZLL for a few days, and then again to WLZL, and the station was rebranded as “El Zol 99.1 FM”. Although a format change had been rumored to some extent for years–due […]

WWZZ Becomes Z104 Again

Previous Format: Modern AC “More Music 104” New Format: Modern AC “Z104” Date & Time Of Change: April 8, 2004 More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by David Pierce

CHR “Hot 99.5″ WIHT Signs-On

After the merger of AMFM Inc. and Clear Channel Communications, the Jammin Oldies format, which AMFM had been debuting in many markets began to falter. With little corporate support and a high burnout factor in the music, it was not surprising that the format didn’t last longterm. In the meantime, Clear Channel began debuting its […]

“Jammin 99.5 ” WJMO drops Jammin Oldies

After the merger of AMFM Inc. and Clear Channel Communications, the Jammin Oldies format, which AMFM had been debuting in many markets began to falter. With little corporate support and a high burnout factor in the music, it was not surprising that the format didn’t last longterm. In the meantime, Clear Channel began debuting its […]

Pulse 94.3 Bids Farewell

Pulse 94.3 WPLC Warrenton Washington DC

Previous Format: Modern AC “Pulse 94.3” WPLC New Format: Spanish AC “Amor 94.3” Date & Time Of Change: June 30, 2000 More Info: Wikipedia

Xtra 104 Becomes Z104

Previous Format: 70’s Hits “Xtra 104″ WXTR/WXVR New Format: CHR “Z104″ WWZZ/WWVZ Date & Time Of Change: July 15, 1996 at 11:00am More Info: Wikipedia

The Final Hour of CHR on WAVA

In the early 1990’s, Emmis Broadcasting was one of the premier ownership groups in the country consisting of many stations of the former Doubleday and NBC Radio groups. However, one bad business decision (Ownership of the Seattle Mariners) caused the company to auction off many of its stations to the highest bidder. While WFAN in […]