WYGR AM 1530 Wyoming/Grand Rapids

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Also heard on FM translator W235BN 94.9 Grand Rapids

Slogan/Positioner: GR 1530 / GR 94.9; The Pulse Of The City

Format: Adult Urban Contemporary

Web site: www.wygr.net

E-Mail: visit web site

Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 500 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Critical Hours Power / # of Towers: 250 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Daytime operations only

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WYGR: 12/19/1986
  • WTKG: 10/1/1984
  • WYGR:
  • WERX:

Call Sign Origin: Wyoming-Grand Rapids

On Air Date: 1964

FM Translator:

Owner: WYGR Broadcasting

Telephone: (616) 248-9947

 

Notes/History:

  • 2/2010: Primary format change from Spanish-based programming to urban with Robert S. (Womack) moving his brokered operations from WJNZ AM 1140.
  • 1999: Format change to Spanish 'Radio Exitos', with Polish and Religious programming weekends
  • 1994: Format is Nostalgia/Adult Standards
  • 1964: On-air as WERX, format is Top 40
  • At one time, station broadcasted in AM stereo.

 

Translator Notes/History:

  • 4/2011: FM translator W237BW 95.3 Forest Hills granted construction permit to move to 94.9, change community of license to Grand Rapids, and change location from northeast of Grand Rapids to just southwest of downtown. License to cover granted 2/2012.
  • 12/2010: FM translator W236BK 95.1 Forest Hills granted a construction permit to move to 95.3 as W237BW, change location and increase power from 10 to 250 watts. License to cover granted 3/2011.

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Kent County

 

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