WJIM-FM 97.5 Lansing

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Slogan/Positioner: 97.5 Now FM; Lansing's Hit Music Station

Format: Top 40 / Contemporary Hits

Web site: www.975now.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 45,000 watts / 512 feet / B

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Call Sign History:

  • WJIM-FM

Call Sign Origin: Jim Gross, son of original owner Harold Gross

On Air Date: June 1960

Owner: Cumulus Media

Telephone: (517) 394-7272

 

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.
  • 9/15/2005: At 10:00AM, "Oldies 97.5" is dropped after playing American Pie in favor of new Contemporary Hits format. Morning man Rich Michaels moves to sister station Classic Rock WMMQ-FM 94.9.
  • 2/17/2000: FCC approves sale of 7 stations from Liggett Broadcasting to Citadel.
  • 9/1995: Format change to oldies as "Oldies 97.5".
  • Early 1990s: Easy listening format evolves into soft adult contemporary.
  • 6/1960: On-air as sister station to WJIM AM 1240; format is beautiful music / easy listening.

 


 

Transmitter location:

Ingham County

 

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