WUPY FM 101.1 Ontonagon

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Slogan/Positioner: Y-101; Superior Country

Format: Country

Web site: www.wupy101.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 100,000 watts / 696 feet / C1

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WUPY: 8/17/1989
  • WONT: assigned 3/21/1983

Call Sign Origin: Upper Peninsula's Y-101

On Air Date: about 1983

Owner: SNRN Broadcasting

Telephone: (906) 353-9287

Notes/History:

  • 2/2007: License to cover granted for power increase from 30,000 watts @ 620 feet to 100,000 watts @ 696 feet.
  • 9/2005: FCC approves of reorganization of S & S Broadcasting to SNRN Broadcasting.
  • 8/2005: S & S Broadcasting sells 20% of company to Gerald Hackman and becomes SNRN Broadcasting pending FCC approval and closing. Hackman takes control of station operations via local marketing agreement. The deal is valued at $220,000.
  • 4/2005: Sale to JBS Ltd. is called off.
  • 2/2005: Station is sold by S & S Broadcasting to JBS Ltd. for $75,000 pending FCC approval.
  • 4/2003: Construction permit granted to increase effective radiated power from 30,000 watts @ 620 feet (Class C2) to 100,000 watts @ 696 feet (Class C1)/
  • 7/2001: Format change from Oldies/AC to Country as 'Superior Country'. Former sister station WCUP-FM 105.7 L'Anse drops Superior Country positioner in favor of Eagle Country.
  • 6/2001: Sister station WCUP-FM 105.7 L'Anse is sold to Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.
  • 7/2000: Station was dayparted, airing Oldies from 5am-1pm and 3-7pm, Soft Adult Contemporary from 1-3pm and 7pm-5am.
  • 199x: Format change from Country to Oldies as 'Rock on the Shore'.
  • 19xx: Frequency change from 98.3 to 101.1.
  • approx 1983: On-air at 98.3 FM as WONT.

 


 

Transmitter location:

Ontonagon County

 


 

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