WJNL AM 1210 Kingsley/Traverse City
Simulcast of WJML AM 1110 Petoskey
Slogan/Positioner: WJML News-Talk 1110 & 1210; The Talk of the North
Web site: www.wjml.com
E-mail: visit web site
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 50,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Critical Hours Power / # of Towers: 2,500 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Daytime/Critical Hours operations only
FCC technical information:
More about station:
- Radio Locator coverage areas: Day, Critical Hours
- FCCInfo.com listing
- Recnet Broadcast Query
- WJML from Wikipedia
- WJNL from RadioTime.com
Call Sign History:
- WJNL: 4/25/2007
- WLDR: 5/3/2002
- WWJR: 1/24/2002
- WLDR: 8/13/2001
- WJZZ: 2/1/1997
- WKNX: 1947
Call Sign Origin: Similar to sister station WJML
On Air Date: April 17, 1947; licensed to Saginaw
- moved to Kinglsey in 1998
Owner: Stone Communications
Telephone: (231) 348-5000
- 4/23/2007: Format change from Classic Country to Talk as simulcast of WJML AM 1110 Petoskey.
- 4/2007: FCC approves swap of AM 1210 and AM 750 between Stone and Fort Bend.
- 2/2007: Announced that Stone Communications will be swapping AM 750 Petoskey along with $244,000 to Fort Bend Broadcasting in exchange for AM 1210 Kingsley/Traverse City. The format of AM 1210 will become talk, simulcasting WJML AM 1110 Petoskey while AM 750 will become a simulcast of Fort Bend's Country WLDR-FM 101.9.
- 4/2004: Format changes from Talk to Classic Country
- 5/10/2001: FCC approves sale of station from Radio One to Fort Bend
- 3/2001: Format is now Talk (Michigan Talk Radio Network)
- 2/2001: Back on-air with Oldies format
- 2/2001: Announced that station is being sold to Fort Bend Broadcasting for $225,000
- 10/2000: Back on the air with Urban Oldies format, buyer still sought. Station is silent again by 1/2001.
- 11/1999: Silent once again as Radio One attempts to sell facilities
- 7/1999: After being silent for many months, returns to the air with Urban Oldies format, daytime only
- 7/1998: Radio One acquires Bell Broadcasting
- 1998: WJZZ 1210 moved from Frankenmuth to Kingsley and increased daytime power to 50,000 watts
- 1/1997: Oldies WKNX 1210 Frankemuth and silent WJZZ 1250 Bay City swapped frequencies. WNKX now on 1250, WJZZ now 1210, but still silent.
- 1994: Station is purchased by Bell Broadcasting (along with silent WXOX 1250 Bay City) as part of a plan to upgrade AM 1200 Detroit.
- 1978: Purchased by Radiocom; city of license changed to Frankenmuth
- 1959: Power increase from 1,000 to 10,000 watts.
- 4/17/1947: WKNX-AM 1210 Saginaw signs on, licnesed to Lake Huron Broadcasting
Center of antenna array/transmitter location:
Grand Traverse County