WWCK AM 1570 Flint

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Slogan/Positioner: SuperTalk 1570

Format: Talk

Web site: supertalk1570.com

E-mail: visit web site

Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 179 watts / 1, omnidirectional

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WWCK: 5/17/1986
  • WGMZ: 6/18/1984
  • WWMN: 1/1/1981
  • WLQB: approx fall 1976
  • WCZN: approx 12/1971
  • WMRP: 1946

Call Sign Origin: Similarity to Windsor's CKLW AM 800.

On Air Date: November 11, 1946

Owner: Cumulus Media

Telephone: (810) 744-1570

 

Notes/History:

  • 3/1/2004: Gospel format is changed to talk as 'Supertalk 1570'.
  • 3/2001: Simulcast of Top-40 WWCK-FM 105.5 is dropped in favor of satellite fed Gospel format.
  • 3/14/2000: FCC approves sale from Connoisseur to Cumulus.
  • 11/29/1999: Announced that Cumulus will be acquiring Connoisseur Communications for $242 million.
  • January 1, 1989: Simulcast of WWCK-FM continues with stations' return to top 40/contemporary hits format.
  • Spring 1986 to December 31, 1988: Simulcasted WWCK-FMs Album Rock format.
  • approx 1982 to Spring 1986: Format is Beautiful Music with the WGMZ calls once used on FM 107.9.
  • approx 1981-1982: Format change to talk/MOR-AC as WWMN, An "All Woman's" format.
  • Fall 1976 to sometime in 1981: Format is Religious as WLQB
  • October 1975 to Fall 1976: Took over WWCK-FM's Top-40 format as that station moved to full time album oriented rock; calls still WCZN.
  • Early 1975: Reams Broadcasting takes control of the station from John W. Nogaj.
  • Summer 1974 to October 1975: Format is Oldies, "Solid Gold 16".
  • 12/5/1971: Sold by Methodist Radio Parish after support is withdrawn by the United Methodist Church. John W. Nogaj takes control of the station and from December 1971 to Summer 1974 station is WCZN "Your Country Couzin'".
  • 1964: WMRP-FM 105.5 begins operations and features a beautiful music format separate from WMRP AM.
  • 195x: WMRP moved from AM 1510 to 1570 in the mid 1950s as part of the WJBK (now WLQV) frequency swap.
  • 11/11/1946: On-air with a middle-of-the-road format as part of ministry of owner Methodist Radio Parish which declined to air advertising from alcohol and tobacco companies.

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Genesee County

 


 

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