CKWW AM 580 Windsor, ON

Slogan/Positioner: Motor City Favorites

Format: Oldies

Contact this station through their web site, linked below:CKWW AM 580

Web site: www.am580radio.com

Technical Information:

HD Radio Status: no

Class: C
Power / # of Towers: 500 watts / 4 / directional
Unlimited operations

Social Media:

External Links:

Note: Canadian station, data may not be accurate in American databases

Call Sign History:

  • CKWW

Call Sign Origin:

  • Wonderful Windsor

On Air Date: March 31, 1964

Owner: Bell Media

Office Telephone: (313) 961-9811


Notes/History:

  • 2016: Station's music constantly evolves over the past decade; Oldies is now focused on the 1970s instead of the late 50s and 1960s.
  • 10/7/2006: Format adjusts again, becomes primarily an Oldies presentation
  • 5/2005: Format tweak as Adult Standards selections are dropped from playlist and replaced by more contemporary/adult hits from the 70's - early 90's. The station still relies heavily on 50's - 70's Oldies as well.
  • 1993: Nostalgia format moves to CKWW from CKLW 800 as News/Talk format goes from CKWW to CKLW.
  • 1989: Most musical programming is dropped and station becomes News/Talk
  • 9/5/1985: CHUM Ltd purchases station, along with CJOM-FM 88.7 (now CIMX)
  • 1967: Sister station CKWW-FM 88.7 signs on
  • 3/31/1964: Station signs on with Full Service format, owned by Geoff Stirling

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Essex County, ON


Old logo gallery:

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