WMMQ FM 94.9 East Lansing
Slogan/Positioner: Classic Rock 94.9
Format: Classic Rock
Web site: www.wmmq.com
E-mail: visit web site
Power/Height/Class: 50,000 watts / 492 feet / B
FCC technical information:
More about station:
- Radio Locator coverage area
- FCCInfo.com listing
- Recnet Broadcast Query
- WMMQ on Facebook
- WMMQ from TuneIn
- WMMQ from Wikipedia
- Tower photos, thanks Tom Bosscher
Call Sign History:
- WMMQ: 6/1/1997
- WVIC-FM: 9/11/1983
- WVIC: 6/8/1983
- WVIC-FM: 5/6/1981
Call Sign Origin:
On Air Date:
Owner: Cumulus Media
Telephone: (517) 393-1010
- 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.
- 2/17/2000: FCC approves sale of 7 stations from Liggett Broadcasting to Citadel.
- 6/1/1997: WVIC 94.9 and WMMQ FM 92.7 switch programming and call signs. WMMQ's Classic Rock format moves to 94.9 and retains the Tim & Deb morning show. With the format switch to the higher powered signal at 94.9, WVIC 92.7 then goes silent.
- 1997: MSP Communications sells station to Liggett Broadcasting (along with WITL-FM 100.7 and WVFN-AM 730)
- 1996: Format evolves to Album Rock, morning team of Tim & Deb moves from competitor WJXQ 106.1
- 1995: Station is purchased by MSP Communications, then also the owner of WITL-FM/AM and format is changed to Active/Alternative Rock as 'Buzz Rock 95'
- 1995: Format switch to Country as 'Wild Country 94-9 The Cat'
- 4/15/1985: FM 92.7 WMMQ changes format to Classic Rock, becoming one of the first stations in the U.S.A. to do so.
- 1980's - 1995: Format is fulltime mainstream CHR as 'The New 95FM' and '95 FM'. AM 730 continues simulcast but emphasis is on FM 94.9
- 197x: FM separates from AM during nighttime hours and broadcasts a progressive rock format during those hours.
- 19xx: Both AM 730 and FM 94.9 change format to Top 40
- 19xx: On air as WVIC-FM, simulcasting middle-of-the-road format of WVIC AM 730