WITL-FM 100.7 Lansing

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Slogan/Positioner: Today's Best Country

Format: Country

Web site: www.witl.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 26,500 watts / 643 feet / B

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WITL-FM: July 1966
  • WYFE: 1965
  • WMRT-FM: 1961

Call Sign Origin:

On Air Date: June 26, 1961

Owner: Cumulus Media

Telephone: (517) 393-1010

 

Notes/History:

  • 3/2011: Announced that Cumulus Media is merging/acquiring Citadel Broadcasting in a deal worth billions of dollars. The FCC approves the sale and it closes later in 2011.
  • 2/17/2000: FCC approves sale of 7 stations from Liggett Broadcasting to Citadel.
  • 1997: MSP Communications sells WITL-FM to Liggett Broadcast. WITL-AM 1010 is not sold and goes silent. AM 1010 was a daytime-only station that operated with 1,000 watts.
  • Late 1967: Format of both WITL-FM/AM become full time country.
  • July 1966: WYFE call sign transferred by Midwest Family to a new acquisition in Rockford, IL and FM 100.7 becomes WITL-FM.
  • Week of April 23, 1964: WMRT-FM 100.7 and WMRT 1010 AM acquired by Midwest Family Stations from Metropolitan Radio and Television Corporation of Lansing. By 1965 Midwest changes the call signs to WYFE FM and WITL AM with the stations simulcasting a midde-of-the-road format and talk shows during daylight hours. After local sunset, WYFE played country music and talk shows.
  • 6/26/1961: On-air as WMRT-FM owned by Metropolitan Radio and Television Corporation of Lansing. Sister station WMRT AM 1010 also began operations on this date.

 


 

Transmitter location:

Ingham County

 


 

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