Atlanta

98.9 The Bone Launches

Previous Format: Alternative “99X” New Active Rock “98.9 The Bone” September 1, 2012 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

Project 96.1 Gets Powerful

Previous Format: Active Rock “Project 9-6-1” New Format: CHR “Power 96.1” Date & Time Of Change: August 29, 2012 at 8:05pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

All News 106.7 Debuts

Previous Format: Classic Hits “106.7 Atlanta’s Greatest Hits” New Format: News “All News 106.7” Date & Time Of Change: May 29, 2012 at 5:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Jason Smith

Journey 97.9 Atlanta Debuts

Previous Format: Modern Rock “99X” New Format: Gold AC “Journey 97.9” Date & Time Of Change: June 17, 2011 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight

99X Returns On 97.9

Previous Format: None New Format: Modern Rock “99X On 97.9” Date & Time Of Change: April 17, 2009 at 9:09am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

Rock 100.5 Atlanta Debuts

Previous Format: CHR New Format: Rock Date & Time Of Change: January 28, 2008 at 5:45am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 99X Atlanta Signs-Off, Q100 Moves In

99X Atlanta Signs-Off, Q100 Moves In

Previous Format: Modern Rock New Format: CHR Date & Time Of Change: January 25, 2008 at 5:30am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: Rock 100.5 Atlanta Debuts

94.9 Lite-FM WLTM becomes The Bull WUBL

The Autumn of 2006 brought massive shakeups to Clear Channel’s Atlanta cluster, affecting all 5 of their FM stations in the market. The first shoe dropped on November 17 when Modern Rocker “105.3 The Buzz” moved to the stronger 96.1 frequency that had been home to heritage Classic Rocker “96 Rock” becoming Active Rock “Project 9-6-1”. Over the coming weeks, the 105.3 frequency would become Regional Mexican as “El Patron”, Viva 105.7 would lose its 96.7 simulcast, and here Mainstream AC “94.9 Lite-FM” would go Country as “The Bull”. The AC format on WLTM was never able to gain traction against Cox’s heritage AC WSB-FM “B98.5” following its relaunch after its long run as “Peach 94.9”. ...

96.1 WKLS becomes Project 9-6-1

During the course of 2006, “The Buzz”, which had upgraded from suburban rimshot 96.7 to the 105.3 signal gradually caught up to and later surpassed heritage Modern Rocker 99X in the ratings. Meanwhile, sister Classic Rocker WKLS “96 Rock” lost its morning show following an incident with a show on sister station Viva 105.7 and battled competition from recent Classic Hits sign-on WSRV “97.1 The River”. Beginning a string that would see changes at all 5 Clear Channel owned FM’s in Atlanta, The Buzz format was moved to the stronger 96.1 frequency and evolved to Active Rock as “Project 9-6-1” in an attempt to revitalize the once heritage rocker. The 105.3 frequency simulcasted Project for a few weeks to move the listeners over and eventually...

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