WYSS FM 99.5 Sault Ste Marie

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Slogan/Positioner: Yes FM; Today's Hit Music

Format: Contemporary Hits

Web site: www.yesfm.net

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 100,000 watts / 253 feet / C1

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WYSS: 3/6/1986
  • WLXX: 3/1/1981
  • WSMM:

Call Sign Origin: Yes-FM

On Air Date:

Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting, being purchased by Sovereign Communications

Telephone: (906) 635-0995

 

Notes/History:

  • 2/2010: Announced that Northern Star is selling its Upper Peninsula stations (including WYSS) to Sovereign Communications pending FCC approval and closing.
  • 2/2006: License to cover granted for construction permit that was granted in March 2004.
  • 2004: Format shifts from Contemporary Hits to Hot Adult Contemporary
  • 3/2004: Construction permit granted to increase power from 26,500 watts @ 276 feet (Class C2) to 100,000 watts @ 253 feet (Class C1)
  • 11/2001: FCC approves sale to Northern Star Broadcasting
  • 9/2001: Announced that station has been sold by Marathon Media to Norhtern Star Broadcasting as part of 11 station, $7.95 million deal, pending FCC approval.
  • 10/19/1998: The licenses of WKNW-AM 1400 & WYSS-FM 99.5 Sault Ste. Marie were voluntarily transferred from Algoma Broadcasting to Marathon Media of Michigan.

 


 

Transmitter location:

Chippewa County

 

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