Thursday, May 31, 2018

Twisters

KTPK - Topeka, Kansas

KTGX - Owasso/Tulsa, Oklahoma



 KSDZ - Gordon, Nebraska



KTYS - Flower Mound/Dallas, Texas

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

KIST AM & FM

107.7 KIST was an Alternative Rock station in Santa Barbara, California from 2004 until 2007.

Former sister station AM 1340 carried an Oldies format circa the early 2000s.  The KIST call letters first appeared on this frequency in Santa Barbara back in 1947 and were brought back on three separate occasions, most recently in 2008.  1340 AM is currently KCLU, a non-commercial, educational, NPR affiliate owned by (K) California Lutheran University.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Canadian K-Rocks


 CIKR - Kingston, Ontario

 CIRK - Edmonton, Alberta

 CJXK - Cold Lake, Alberta


 CHFT - Fort McMurray, Alberta


CIJK - Kentville, Nova Scotia

Monday, May 28, 2018

WOJB


88.9 FM WOJB is a listener-supported, non-commercial radio station licensed to the town of Reserve in northwestern Wisconsin.  "Woodland Community Radio" went on the air in 1982 and airs programming from NPR as well as shows presenting the culture of the indigenous Ojibwe peoples.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

WMTX

"Mix 96" WMTX was a Hot AC station in Tampa Bay, Florida for most of the 1990s.  The 100,000-watt station was licensed to nearby Clearwater, FL.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

WLJE

"Indiana 105" WLJE is a Country music outlet in Valparaiso, Indiana and the longest-running station with that format in the Chicagoland area.  WLJE was originally owned by Leonard J Ellis--the LJE in the call letters--an award-winning Country radio pioneer and charter member of the Country Music Association.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

WEEC


100.7 FM WEEC (World Evangelistic Enterprise Corporation) is a Religious Teaching station licensed to Springfield, Ohio.  They went on the air in December, 1961.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Italian Alfas

Three unrelated Alfa stations from Italy.

Radio Alfa 95.0/91.8 FM broadcasts from Canavese in northern Italy.  They are now heard at 90.1 and 94.2 FM.

97.7 FM Alfa Radio Music broadcast from Bisceglie, a city on the Adriatic Sea in southern Italy.

103.3 FM Alfa Radio Stereo transmitted from the northern Italian city of Inzago, near Milan.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Radio Flandria

Radio Flandria broadcast to parts of Belgium from 1997 until 2000.

Monday, May 21, 2018

WWHT

"Hot 107.9" WWHT plays Top-40 music in Syracuse, New York.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

WLVH

Hartford's 93.7 WLVH was the first Spanish-language station in the state of Connecticut having gone on the air in the late 1960s.  In the early 1990s, the owners decided to run the feed from the National Weather Service for an entire year (!?) before selling the station and buying two AMs in the same market and continuing with the old WLVH format.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

WHOT





WHOT "Hot 101" is a CHR station in Youngstown, Ohio.  Their call letters and the Top-40 format go back all the way to 1955 with WHOT-AM broadcasting at 1570 kHz.  The FM half came along in 1984 and simulcast until the early 1990s.
Prior to 1984, 101.1 FM was Album Rock station WSRD which was known as "The Wizard".  The wizard branding and logo, as seen on the top sticker, stuck around for a few years after the switch to Top-40 and the WHOT call letters. 

Friday, May 18, 2018

And Yet, Still More Foxes

 CFGX - Sarnia, Ontario

 WDFX - Detroit, Michigan

 KDFO - Delano, California


WFOX - Atlanta/Gainesville, Georgia

Thursday, May 17, 2018

WMC




Memphis, Tennessee's WMC is a Hot Adult Contemporary station and the first FM station in the city having gone on the air in May, 1947.  Their monster 290,000-watt signal puts them in a class of "superpower" stations as they are authorized to broadcast at a higher strength than is normally allowed.  After starting out as an Easy Listening station, they eventually morphed into a Progressive Rock outlet in the late 1960s.  They then evolved into a highly successful Top-40/CHR station until 1992 when they took on their current Hot AC format.  FM100's call letters stand for (W) Memphis Commercial Appeal, the newspaper they were formerly co-owned with.



Wednesday, May 16, 2018

WCLR / WZLR

"Kool 95" was an Oldies station in Dayton, Ohio circa the mid-1990s.  It was made up of 95.3 WZLR licensed to Xenia, OH and 95.7 WCLR licensed to Piqua, OH.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

WAKX / WWKX

WWKX "Hot 106" is a Rhythmic Contemporary station in Providence, Rhode Island.  They were the only station of its format to air the Howard Stern show back in late-1990s/early-2000s.  They no longer broadcast at 102.7 FM which is now WRNI and part of Rhode Island Public Radio.

Monday, May 14, 2018

KSCK

100.5 KSCK is a 100-watt Classic Country station in Sterling City, Texas.  They went on the air in September, 2014.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

KOVE


106.5 KOVE is a Spanish Adult Hits station in Houston, Texas.  As of this posting, they are branded as "Amor 106.5".  KOVE is licensed to Galveston, TX.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

KGLP


91.7 KGLP is a public radio station broadcasting from the University of New Mexico branch campus in (K) GaLluP, NM.  Both stickers feature the image of Kokopelli, a flute-wielding fertility deity for some Native American cultures in the southwestern United States.  He is also a trickster god and represents the spirit of music.

Friday, May 11, 2018

KRXO

"107.7 The Franchise" airs a Sports format in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Stickers from KRXO's days as a Classic Rock station can be seen here.