WKLQ AM 1490 Whitehall/Muskegon

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Slogan/Positioner: Michigan Talk Network

Format: Talk

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Class: C
Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Unlimited operations

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Call Sign History:

  • WKLQ: 5/26/2009
  • WODJ: 7/18/2005
  • WUBR: 1/19/1998
  • WEFG: 9/7/1992
  • WPBK: 3/14/1981
  • WLRQ: 4/25/1979
  • WFBC:

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Owner: Cumulus Media

Telephone: (231) 759-0544

 

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.
  • 12/2005: Format change from all-sports to primarily Talk from Michigan Talk Network
  • 9/28/2005: FCC approves sale of station from Unity Broadcasting to Citadel
  • 6/2005: FM 97.5 begins simulcast of AM 1490 with sports format as 'The Champ'
  • 11/2004: Station sold by Unity Broadcasting to Citadel Broadcasting pending FCC approval. The $3.8 million deal also involves construction permit for FM 92.5 Newaygo, WEFG-FM 97.5, WLCS-FM 98.3, and WSHN-FM 100.1, all in the Muskegon area. Noordyk is keeping WSHN-AM 1550.
  • 7/2003: Noted that the station no longer broadcasts in AM Stereo
  • 5/2003: Station changes format from Adult Standards to Sports using ESPN Radio
  • 10/2002: FCC approves acquisition of WLCS-FM, WEFG-FM, and WUBR-AM. Doing business as Unity Broadcasting.
  • 5/2002: Deal is reached for Noordyk to take over station
  • 3/2002: Owner Pyramid Broadcasting is bankrupt, license transfered to Joseph E. Cohen as trustee
  • 1998: Call sign to WUBR as "The Bear"

  • 19xx: Station moves from Fremont to Whitehall

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Muskegon County

 


 

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