WHLX AM 1590 Marine City

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Simulcast of WHLS AM 1450 Port Huron

Slogan/Positioner: Good Times - Great Hits

Format: Oldies

Web site: www.whls.net

E-Mail: visit web site

Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 2, directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 102 watts / 2, directional

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Call Sign History:

  • WHLX: 9/19/2000
  • WHYT: 11/17/1997
  • WIFN: 6/2/1993
  • WSMA:
  • WDOG:

Call Sign Origin: Similar to sister station WHLS

On Air Date: December 10, 1951

Owner: Radio First / Liggett Communications

Telephone: (810) 982-9000

 

Notes/History:

  • 2009: Format returns to oldies.
  • 6/2001: WHLS and WHLX switch format from Oldies to Adult Standards.
  • 9/2000: Station drops Country format in favor of simulcast of new sister station WHLS-AM 1450 Pt. Huron with Oldies format. ID is 'Oldies 1450 and 1520, the Blue Water's stations for Good Time Oldies'.
  • 4/20/2000: FCC approves sale of station from Hanson Communcations to Liggett Communications
  • 1997: Acquired by Hanson Communications, the station's sign changes to WHYT after FM 96.3 Detroit drops calls and the format returns to Country.
  • 1995: David Barr bought out Rick Shremp and becomes sole owner of the station.
  • 1994: Format change from Country to Talk.
  • 6/1993: Acquired by Barr/Schremp Communications, call sign change to WIFN (Information).
  • 5/29/1992: Acquired by Richard Sommerville.

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

St. Clair County

 

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