WLUN FM 100.9 Pinconning/Midland/Bay City

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Slogan/Positioner: ESPN FM 100.9; Tri-Cities Sports Leader

Format: Sports

Web site: www.espn1009.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 2,600 watts / 495 feet / A

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Call Sign History: ESPN 100.9

  • WLUN: 3/31/2008
  • WYLZ: 3/19/1999
  • WMJK: 4/8/1995
  • WBTZ: 6/1/1992
  • WMJT: 12/12/1990
  • WLFS: 8/3/1987
  • WWRM: 1984
  • WFXZ: 1983

Call Sign Origin: Great Lakes Loons

On Air Date: November 1983

Owner: Michigan Radio Communications, LLC/Great Lakes Loons

Telephone: (989) 837-6127

 

Notes/History:

  • 5/2008: FCC approves Michigan Radio Communications, LLC acquistion of the station and the transaction closes.
  • 3/2008: Announced that the station was being sold by the Last Bastion Trust (Citadel) to the Great Lakes Loons baseball club for $325,000 pending FCC approval and closing. The station changed format from country 'Thunder Country' to sports as 'ESPN FM 100.9' on March 25th.
  • 6/12/2007: Simulcast of FM 104.5 Sagainaw ends as the station officially moves into trust and will be sold by Citadel as part of the acquistion of radio stations from Disney/ABC. New format on FM 100.9 is country as 'Thunder Country 100.9'. WILZ FM 104.5 Saginaw maintains classic rock format.
  • 3/2006: Station is placed into a trust as it will be sold by Citadel as part of the deal that merges ABC Radio with Citadel.
  • 4/1/1999: New call signs and positioner as 'Wheels 104.5 and 101'.
  • 12/22/1998: FCC approves sale of 62nd Street Broadcasting stations in the Tri-Cities to Citadel.
  • 1999: Format switch to Classic Rock, calls to WYLZ 'Wheelz 104.5 & 101'
  • 19xx: Format switch to Oldies, simulcast with 104.5 Saginaw, calls to WMJK
  • 198x: Format switch to Soft Adult Contemporary as 'Warm 101'
  • 198x: Format switch to Country, calls to WWRM, as 'Warm Country 101'
  • 11/1983: Signs on as 'Foxy 101' (WFXZ), Top 40/CHR format which moved toward rock

 


 

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Bay County

 

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