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Fresh 105.9 Becomes NewsRadio 105.9 WBBM

Previous Format: AC “Fresh 105.9” New Format: News “Newsradio 780 & 105.9 WBBM” Date & Time Of Change: August 1, 2011 at 8:10am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Change: 105.9 WCKG Becomes Fresh 105.9 Aircheck contributed by Jeremy Andrews

Q101 Says Goodbye

Previous Format: Modern Rock “Q101” New Format: To Be Determined Date & Time Of Change: July 15, 2011 at 1:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia This aircheck features the final goodbye of the station staff during the special edition of “Local 101” hosted by Chris Payne from 11pm to 1am. For more audio from the final day of Q101 visit AircheckDownloads.com. Aircheck contributed by Jeremy Andrews

WJMK Relaunches As K-Hits 104.3

Previous Format: Variety Hits “104.3 Jack-FM” New Format: Classic Hits “K-Hits 104.3” Date & Time Of Change: March 14, 2011 at 1:04pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

Smooth Jazz WNUA Becomes Mega 95.5

Previous Format: Smooth Jazz New Format: Spanish Hot AC “Mega 95.5” Date & Time Of Change: May 22, 2009 at 9:55am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

NineFM Signs-Off

Previous Format: Variety Hits “Nine-FM” 92.5 WDEK/92.7 WKIE/99.9 WRZA New Format: Progressive Talk 820 WCPT/92.5 WCPY/92.7 WCPT-FM/99.9 WCPQ Date & Time Of Change: October 20, 2008 More Info: Wikipedia

WCKG Becomes Fresh 105.9

With the return of Dan Mason to the head of CBS’ Radio division it soon became apparent that the company’s FM Talkers were in danger. The “Free-FM” brand was dropped and the format was dropped in New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Phoenix, San Diego, and Pittsburgh. In early October 2007, rumors began swirling that the Chicago outlet would soon change. Speculation ran from Rock to Spanish but kept coming back to the “Fresh” AC brand. On October 30 it was officially announced that the station would be changing formats. Afternoon host Steve Dahl was the only survivor as his show would be moved to morning drive on sister “104.3 Jack-FM” WJMK. Outside of Dahl’s show, the station went into stunt mode with Best-Of clips from Dahl’s 11 yea...

“Onda 92” WKIE/WDEK Signs-Off

Previous Format: Spanish CHR New Format: Variety Hits Date & Time Of Change: November 22, 2004 at 12:00am More Info: Wikipedia

92.7 WKIE & 92.5 WDEK begins simulcasting “Nine-FM” WRZA

Previous Format: Spanish CHR New Format: Variety Hits Date & Time Of Change: November 22, 2004 at 9:00am More Info: Wikipedia

106.7 The Fish Gives Way To Pasion

Previous Format: Christian AC “106.7 The Fish” WZFS New Format: Spanish AC “Pasion 106.7” WPPN Date & Time Of Change: November 1, 2001 at 12:00am More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck contributed by Jeremy Andrews

WRZA Becomes Nine-FM

Previous Format: Regional Mexican “La Raza 99.9” New Format: Variety Hits “99.9 Nine-FM” Date & Time Of Change: June 15, 2004 More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jeremy Andrews

Energy 92.7 & 5 Signs-Off

Previous Format: Dance “Energy 92.7 & 5” New Format: Spanish CHR “Onda 92” Date & Time Of Change: January 5, 2003 at 12:00am More Info: Airchecked, Wikipedia

106.7 The Fish Debuts

Previous Format: Christian Talk WYLL New Format: Christian AC “106.7 The Fish” Date & Time Of Change: March 1, 2001 at 9:00am More Info: Wikipedia Aircheck contributed by Jeremy Andrews

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