WQTX FM 92.1 St. Johns/Lansing
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
FCC technical information:
More about station:
- Radio Locator coverage area
- FCCInfo.com listing
- Recnet Broadcast Query
- WQTX on Facebook
- WQTX from TuneIn
- WQTX from Wikipedia
- Tower photos, thanks Tom Bosscher
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
- 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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