WKLQ AM 1490 Whitehall/Muskegon
Slogan/Positioner: Michigan Talk Network
Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
FCC technical information:
More about station:
- Radio Locator coverage area
- FCCInfo.com listing
- Recnet Broadcast Query
- from Wikipedia
- WKLQ from RadioTime.com
- Tower photos, thanks Tom Bosscher
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
Call Sign Origin:
On Air Date:
Owner: Cumulus Media
Telephone: (231) 759-0544
- 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
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