WZAM AM 970 Ishpeming/Marquette

Slogan/Positioner: ESPN U.P. / ESPN 970

Format: Sports

Contact this station through their web site, linked below:WZAM AM 970

Web site: www.espn970.com

Technical Information:

HD Radio Status: no

Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 62 watts / 1, omnidirectional

Social Media:

External Links:

Call Sign History:

  • WZAM: 8/30/1996
  • WMVN: 8/2/1987
  • WUPY: 6/1/1984
  • WMVN: 8/26/1982
  • WUPY:

Call Sign Origin:

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On Air Date:

Owner: Taconite Broadcasting

Office Telephone: (906) 225-9100


Notes/History:

  • 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.

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Marquette County


Old logo gallery:

WZAM AM 970


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