WARD AM 750 Petoskey
Slogan/Positioner: 101.9 The Bay
Format: Adult Contemporary
Contact this station via phone, noted below.
HD Radio Status: no
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 2 / directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 330 watts / 3 / directional
Call Sign History:
- WARD: 4/3/2008
- WLDR: 5/4/2007
- WWKK: 12/8/1999
- WJNL: assigned 12/20/1996
Call Sign Origin:
On Air Date: June 18, 2000
Owner: Roy E. Henderson/Fort Bend Broadcasting
Office Telephone: (231) 947-3220
- 10/22/2014: Format change from Country to Adult Contemporary as WLDR-FM 101.9 Traverse City makes the switch. WARD remains essentially a simulcast partner of WLDR-FM to expand the coverage area.
- 4/23/2007: Format change from Talk to Country as simulcast of WLDR-FM 101.9 Traverse City.
- 4/2007: FCC approves swap of AM 1210 and AM 750 between Stone and Fort Bend.
- 2/2007: Announced that Stone Communications will be swapping AM 750 Petoskey along with $244,000 to Fort Bend Broadcasting in exchange for AM 1210
Kingsley/Traverse City. The format of AM 1210 will become talk, simulcasting WJML AM 1110 Petoskey while AM 750 will become a simulcast of Fort Bend's
Country WLDR-FM 101.9.
- 2003: Sales agreement was never completed by Basic Licensing; station remains under control of Stone
- 10/2002: FCC approves sale of WJML and WWKK
- 9/2002: Announced that station, along with WJML-AM 1110, has been sold to Basic Licensing by Stone
Communications for $900,000
- 3/2002: Weekday programming shifts from Oldies to Talk; Oldies remains on in weekend dayparts
- 9/2000: License granted
- 6/18/2000: Station heard on air with satellite fed Oldies format 'Kool 750'
- 12/1999: Station is on air for engineering testing
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