WRDT AM 560 Monroe/Detroit
Slogan/Positioner: The Word AM 560, Detroit's Christian Talk
Web site: www.wrdt560.com
E-Mail: visit web site
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 500 watts / 4, directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 14 watts / 1, omnidirectional
FCC technical information:
More about station:
- Radio Locator daytime coverage area
- Radio Locator nighttime coverage area
- FCCInfo.com listing
- Recnet Broadcast Query
- WRDT on Facebook
- WRDT from TuneIn
- WRDT from Wikipedia
- Tower photos, thanks Tom Bosscher
- Aerial photos, thanks Tower Site Hunting from the Air
Call Sign History:
- WRDT: 8/11/2003
- WLLZ: 4/1/1996
- WQTE: 1959
- WMIC: On-air, 1956
Call Sign Origin: Word 560 Detroit
On Air Date: July 12, 1956
Owner: Crawford Broadcasting
Telephone: (734) 241-5550
- 6/1997: Station is sold to Crawford Broadcasting; programming is religious 'WMUZ Word Station' which eventually gives way to just 'The Word'.
- 1996: FM 98.7 drops rock format in favor of Smooth Jazz; WLLZ call sign moves from FM to AM 560.
- 12/2/1994: Greater Media brokers station to Spanish language broadcaster; All-Oldies Honey Radio ends.
- 1973: Honey Radio (1950s/60s Oldies) is born- simulcast on both 94.7 FM (WHNE) and 560 AM (WHND). WHNE/WHND is one of the first Oldies stations in the USA.
- 1973: Puchased by Greater Media.
- 1961: WQTE returns to Easy Listening/Middle of the Road format.
- 1960: Format change to Top 40 as 'Cutie Radio' and 'Fabulous 56'
- 1959: Dick Jones, Ross Mulholland and the Brink family purchase station, change calls to WQTE.
- 1956: Monroe Auto Equipment Company (manufacturers of Monroe shock absorbers) owns WMIC. Station features Middle of the Road format.
Daytime center of antenna array/transmitter location:
Nighttime center of antenna array/transmitter location:
Oakland County, near 8 Mile Rd and Wyoming Ave (Royal Oak Twp.)
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