WJZJ FM 95.5 Glen Arbor/Traverse City


Simulcast on WGFM FM 105.1 Cheboygan

Slogan/Positioner: Real Rock 105.1 / 95.5

Format: Rock

Web site: www.realrockradio.fm

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 21,000 watts / 738 feet / C2

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WJZJ: 3/31/1997
  • WTHM: 4/13/1989

Call Sign Origin: Light Jazz (previous format)

On Air Date: about February, 1997

Owner: Northern Star Broadcasting

Telephone: (231) 922-4981



  • 4/2010: Classic Rock The Bear adds two new signals: WAVC 93.9 Mio and WLJZ 94.5 Mackinaw City. Bob and Tom morning show begins airing on these frequencies with Free Beer & Hot Wings added to 105.1 in August, making 95.5 and 105.1 essentially full-time simulcasts.
  • 9/14/2009: Modern rock format is changed to mainstream rock and partial simulast with WGFM 105.1 Cheboygan begins. WGFM and WJZJ simulcast with the exception of mornings when 95.5 airs 'Free Beer & Hot Wings' syndicated out of Grand Rapids and 105.1 continues to air 'Bob & Tom' syndicated out of Indianapolis.
  • 6/26/2006: WLJZ FM 94.5 Mackinaw City drops simulcast and takes on Hot Adult Contemporary format leaving WJZJ 95.5 as the sole outlet for Modern Rock in northern Michigan.
  • 3/26/2001: WAVC-FM switches from 'The Zone' to 'Big Country' simulcast, leaving WJZJ and WLJZ as simulcasters of Modern Rock format
  • 9/15/1998: Station is transferred from Calibre Communications to Northern Star Broadcasting
  • 3/16/1998: Format switch to Modern Rock as 'The Zone'
  • 1998: Calibre Communications purchases station from Del Reynolds.
  • 1997: 93.9 WAVC added to Coast FM 'triplecast'
  • 1997: On air with Smooth Jazz format as 'Coast FM', calls to WJZJ. Simulcast on WLJZ-FM 94.5 Mackinaw City.



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Leelanau County


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