WQUS FM 103.1 Lapeer

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Slogan/Positioner: U.S. 103.1, Rock 'n Roll Variety

Format: Classic Hits

Web site: www.us103.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 2,600 watts / 341 feet / A

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WQUS: 1/17/2003
  • WRXF: 10/23/1998
  • WWGZ-FM: 11/8/1990
  • WWGZ: 7/4/1990
  • WDEY-FM: 9/22/1980
  • WTHM-FM: 1968

Call Sign Origin: US 103

On Air Date: February 6, 1968

Owner: Townsquare Media

Telephone: (810) 742-1470

 

Notes/History:

  • 2010: Following bankruptcy, Regent Communications reorganizes as Townsquare Media.
  • Summer 2007: FM translator owned by Educational Media Foundation, W288BK 105.5 Rochester Hills, signs on rebroadcasting WQUS. The translator would change to rebroadcast WMXD-HD2 in 2010.
  • 2/2006: License to cover granted for construction permit granted 8/2005.
  • 8/2005: Construction permit granted to change ERP from 3,000 watts @ 299 feet to 2,600 watts @ 341 feet with a slight location change.
  • 7/2002: FCC approves acquisition of FM 103.1 and AM 1530 Lapeer by Regent from Covenant Communications.
  • 2/23/2002: Simulcast of WWBN ends, format is Classic Rock as 'U.S. 103.1, the Classic Rock Channel'.
  • 12/4/2001: Active rock format (Radio X, Rock 103) is dropped in favor of simulcast of soon-to-be sister station Rock WWBN-FM 101.5 Tuscola (Banana 101.5).
  • 12/2001: Announced that station is being sold along with sister station WLSP AM 1530 to Regent Communications from Covenant Communications for $1.3 million.
  • 1998: Format evolves to active rock and call sign changes to WRXF as 'Radio X'.
  • 1996: Wings 103 takes on a heavier rock format and begins to market itself toward Flint.
  • 1991: James Sommerville sells WWGZ-FM/AM to Covenant Communications.
  • 1990: Call sign to WWGZ 'Wings 103'.
  • 1980: As WDEY-FM, the station is still simulcast with WDEY AM 1530; format is primarily adult contemporary.

  • 2/6/1968: WTHM-FM begins operations simulcasting sister station WTHM AM 1530 with a full-service/middle-of-the-road format.

 


 

Transmitter location:

Lapeer County

 


 

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