WCUZ FM 100.1 Bear Lake/Manistee

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Slogan/Positioner: Talk Radio 1340 WMTE/100.1 FM WCUZ

Format: News/Talk

Web site:

E-mail:

Power/Height/Class: 3,000 watts / 328 feet / A

Construction permit: 2,050 watts / 564 feet / A

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WCUZ: 8/23/2001
  • WSRQ: 6/14/1999
  • WZTU: 6/17/1994
  • WRQT: 12/10/1985

Call Sign Origin:

On Air Date: about 1985

Owner: Roy E. Henderson / Fort Bend Broadcasting

Telephone: (231) 352-9603

 

Notes/History:

  • WCUZ call sign was used for many years on FM 101.3 Grand Rapids
  • 1/2012: Station returns to the air with News/Talk format.
  • 12/2011: Construction permit granted to change power from 3,000 watts @ 328 feet to 2,050 watts @ 564 feet from a new transmitter/antenna location near the Manistee/Benzie County line.
  • 6/12/2009: Station files for and receives authorization to be silent. Authorization is extended in February 2010 thru June 12, 2010. At some point, the station returned to the air briefly but went silent once again.
  • 9/2007: Application filed to change from FM 100.1 to 100.7 and increase its effective radiated power from its currently licensed 3,000 watts @ 328 feet (Class A) to 25,000 watts @ 128 feet directional (Class C3) from a location near Thompsonville in Benzie County. The 100.7 frequency in northwest Michigan was previously occupied by WSRJ-FM; that station recently moved to FM 105.5.
  • 2/2007: Construction permit granted to change ERP from 3,000 watts @ 328 feet to 3,800 watts @ 413 feet from a new transmitter/antenna location further north in Mansitee county.
  • 3/2001: Returns to air simulcasting soon-to-be sister station WBNZ-FM 99.3 Frankfort (Hot Adult Contemporary)
  • 9/27/2000: FCC approves sale from D & B Broadcasting
  • 8/2000: Station sold from D & B Broadcasting to Fort Bend Broadcasting along with FM 92.1 Beulah, pending FCC approval
  • 11/1999: Station falls silent along with FM 92.1 Beulah (then WSRI) due to local staffing issues.
  • 6/21/1999: On air testing
  • 6/1999: Information is released that station will return to the air as 'Star' with 100.1 and 92.1 simulcasting
  • 5/1999: Station is silent again
  • 4/1999: Back on the air temporarily with an Modern Adult Contemporary format
  • 3/1999: FCC approves transfer of station along with WBVE-FM 92.1 Beulah from Roger Hoppe II to D & B Broadcasting
  • 3/1998: Station is silent
  • 19xx: On-air

 


 

Transmitter location:

Manistee County

 

Const permit transmitter location:

Manistee County

 


 

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