WTRX AM 1330 Flint

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Slogan/Positioner: Sports XTRA 1330

Format: Sports

Web site: www.wtrxsports.com

E-Mail: visit web site

Class: B
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 3, directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 3, directional

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WTRX: 8/31/1990
  • WDLZ: 5/22/1989
  • WTRX: 1/13/1960
  • WBBC: sign on, 10/1/1947

Call Sign Origin:

On Air Date: October 1, 1947

Owner: Cumulus Media

Telephone: (810) 720-9510

 

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.
  • 11/20/2000: FCC approves sale of station from David Lee Communications to Citadel Broadcasting.
  • 8/30/2000: Application filed with FCC for sale of station from David Lee Communications to Citadel Broadcasting.
  • 1999: Simucast ends, format remains sports.
  • 2/1994: Format is sports, simulcasting WMAX Bay City.
  • 1/1994: Station is testing once again.
  • about 1992: Station is heard on air testing in anticipation of returning on-air. Deal to bring the station back up fell through however, and station remained silent.
  • 8/20/1990: WDLZ goes silent, call sign changed back to WTRX.
  • 198x: Calls to WDLZ format is syndicated Rock as 'Z-Rock'.
  • 1/13/1960: At 13:30 (1:30pm), station changes calls to WTRX, gets a power boost to 5000 watts from 1000, and changes formats from Middle-of-the-Road to Rock.
  • 10/1/1947: Station on-air as WBBC.

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Genesee County

 


 

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