WQTX FM 92.1 St. Johns/Lansing

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Slogan/Positioner: Big Country 92.1

Format: Country/Classic Country

Web site: www.big921.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 4,000 watts / 400 feet / A

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WQTX: 10/10/2005
  • WTXQ: 7/20/2004
  • WKMY: 9/18/2003
  • WWDX: 5/18/1993
  • WXMX: 11/30/1991
  • WGOR-FM: 4/26/1989
  • WLNZ: 1985
  • WKLH: 1985
  • WQTK-FM: 1981
  • WRBJ: sign on, 1970s

Call Sign Origin:

On Air Date: Early 1970's

Owner: Midwest Communications

Telephone: (517) 699-0111

 

Notes/History:

  • 1/6/2011: After stunting for nearly two weeks, station's format is revealed to be 90's-based country as 'Big Country 92.1'.
  • 12/27/2010: Classic hits format moves from FM 92.1 to sister station FM 92.9 WLMI.
  • 2/2010: Rubber City Radio Group agrees to sell 4 FM stations in the Lansing/Jackson area (92.1, 92.9, 94.1, and 106.1) to Midwest Communications for $4.1 million pending FCC approval and closing. FCC approves sale in May, 2010.
  • 2008: Oldies format transitions into classic hits as '92-X'.
  • 3/31/2006: Format change from Sports 'The Ticket' to Oldies 'Oldies 92.1'.
  • 10/3/2005: Simulcast with FM 92.7 WQTX is dropped as 92.7 changes format to Smooth Jazz as WJZL. WQTX call sign moves from 92.7 to 92.1.
  • 7/20/2004: Call sign changes to WTXQ to go with WQTX.
  • 7/14/2004: At 6:00pm, hot AC format is changed to a simulcast of Sports WQTX-FM 92.7 Charlotte.
  • 9/17/2003: At 1:50pm, Modern Rock format as 'The Edge' is changed to hot adult contemporary as WKMY 'My 92.1'.
  • 12/26/2000: Simulcast on 92.7 ends.
  • 12/11/2000: Station begins simulcasting on WVIC-FM 92.7 Charlotte.
  • 7/12/2000: Sale from 62nd Street Broadcasting to Rubber City is approved.
  • 5/16/2000: Announced that station is being sold along with WJXQ and WXIK to Rubber City Radio.
  • 1993: Format change alternative/modern rock as WWDX 'The Edge'.
  • 1991: Format change to new age/jazz as WXMX 'The Mix'.
  • 1989: Call sign to WGOR 'Ape 92'; format remains contemporary hits.
  • 198x: Format change from rock to contemporary hits as 'Z-92'.
  • 1986: AM 1580 sold back to Robert Ditmer, separating ownership of the AM and FM.
  • 9/1985: Format change to rock as WLNZ.
  • 7/1985: Charles McLravy sells WKLH-FM/AM to Lansing Broadcasting Associates.
  • 1985: Country music is primary focus as 'K-92', WKLH.
  • 1981: Robert Ditmer sells WRBJ-FM and its sister AM station to R. Charles McLravy. Format of both AM 1580 and FM 92.1 switch to full-service/country 'Your Friend In the Country' as WQTK-FM/AM.
  • 197x: On air as WRBJ-FM, owned by Robert D. Ditmer.

 


 

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Clinton County

 

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