WMMQ FM 94.9 East Lansing

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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

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Call Sign History:

  • WMMQ: 6/1/1997
  • WVIC-FM: 9/11/1983
  • WVIC: 6/8/1983
  • WVIC-FM: 5/6/1981
  • WVIC:

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On Air Date:

Owner: Cumulus Media

Telephone: (517) 393-1010

 

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.
  • 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

 


 

Transmitter location:

Ingham County

 


 

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