WZAM AM 970 Ishpeming/Marquette
Slogan/Positioner: ESPN U.P. / ESPN 970
Contact this station through their web site, linked below:
Web site: www.espn970.com
HD Radio Status: no
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 62 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Call Sign History:
- WZAM: 8/30/1996
- WMVN: 8/2/1987
- WUPY: 6/1/1984
- WMVN: 8/26/1982
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Owner: Taconite Broadcasting
Office Telephone: (906) 225-9100
- 20xx: FM translator on 93.3 added to coverage area.
- 7/2005: Format change from All-News (from Associated Press) to Sports as ESPN 970.
- 7/2005: General Manager Tom Mogush purchases the stock of Taconite Broadcasting for $827,300 and becomes the owner of WMQT and WZAM.
- 12/2004: Taconite Broadcasting owner Joe Blake passes away; control passes to his wife Patricia.
- 8/1996: Format change to news as WZAM.
- 1984: Format change to Hot AC as 'Y97', calls return to WUPY.
- 1982: Full Service format as 'AM97', calls WMVN ("Michigan's Very Nice Radio").
- Prior to 1982: Format is adult standards as WUPY.
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