WDMK FM 105.9 Detroit


Slogan/Positioner: 105.9 Kiss FM, Detroit's Best R&B from yhe 70's, 80's and Motown

Format: Adult Urban Contemporary / Urban Oldies

Web site: www.kissdetroit.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 20,000 watts / 725 feet / B
directional antenna

Broadcasts in digital/HD

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WDMK: 6/28/2005
  • WDTJ: 8/21/1998
  • WCHB-FM: 8/23/1996
  • WJZZ:
  • WCHD: sign on, 1960

Call Sign Origin: Detroit Michigan's Kiss-FM

On Air Date: May 26, 1960

Owner: Radio One

Telephone: (313) 259-2000



  • 2007: Old school/oldies emphasis returns to Kiss FM.
  • 6/25/2005: Format changes from Urban to Adult Urban Contemporary as Kiss FM moves to FM 105.9 from FM 102.7 with the arrival of the Tom Joyner morning show. The adult-based format is changed slightly dropping much of the Oldies/Old School previously heard on Kiss 102.7.
  • 8/1998: New call sign is WDTJ, Detroit's Jamz
  • 7/1998: Radio One acquires WCHB-FM (now WDMK) and WCHB AM 1200 from original owner, Bell Broadcasting.
  • 1996: Format change from Jazz to Urban, call sign change to WCHB-FM.
  • Late 1980's: Pure jazz format evolves into a more contemporary sound that also features new age, smooth jazz and fusion.
  • 19xx: Call sign change to WJZZ to with jazz programming as Jazz 106.
  • Late 1960s: Simulcast with WCHB ends and FM 105.9 begins airing jazz format.
  • May 26, 1960: Station begins operations as WCHD simulcasting R&B format of sister station WCHB AM.



Transmitter location:

Oakland County; Greenfield and 10 Mile Rds (Oak Park)



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