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WFLZ Becomes The Power Pig

Previous Format: Oldies “Z93” WFLZ New Format: CHR “93.3 The Power Pig” Date & Time Of Change: September 25, 1989 at 8:15am Aircheck And Summary Contributed By Brian Holmes’ ThePowerPig.com: Fifteen years ago, in September 1989, Jacor Broadcasting and a very talented group of individuals took a huge chance. The chance was taking a 100,000 watt flame throwing FM into a direct format competition against the powerhouse ratings winner, the then legendary Q105 (WRBQ FM & AM), owned then by Edens Broadcasting. It would give Tampa Bay a REAL Top 40 station playing all the hits, fun to listen to, always leaving you wanting more or wondering what they would say or do next. This compared to Q105’s more adult top 40 lean, known by most as having D.J.’...

WBRN-FM Becomes AC B98.7

Previous Format: Rock “No Rules Rock” (Stunting As “Santa 98.7” and “98.7 Donald-FM“) New Format: AC “B98.7” Date & Time Of Change: January 5, 2017 at 5:45pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

Bubba 98.7 Debuts

Previous Format: Stunting (Was Sports “98.7 The Fan” until December 4, 2014) WHFS-FM New Format: Variety Rock “Bubba 98.7” WBRN-FM Date & Time Of Change: February 2, 2015 at 10:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 98.7 The Fan Signs-Off

98.7 The Fan Signs-Off

Previous Format: Sports “98.7 The Fan” WHFS-FM New Format: Stunting with Christmas Music Date & Time Of Change: December 4, 2014 at 3:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

Q105 Goes Country

Previous Format: CHR “Q105” New Format: Country “Q105” Date & Time Of Change: April 2, 1993 at 1:05pm More Info: Wikipedia

97X Tampa Relaunches

Previous Format: Alternative “97X” WSUN-FM New Format: Alternative “97X” WSUN-FM Date & Time Of Change: January 18, 2013 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

98.7 The Fan Debuts

Previous Format: Hot AC “Play 98.7” WSJT New Format: Sports “98.7 The Fan” WHFS Date & Time Of Change: August 2, 2012 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia This aircheck features the end of “Play 98.7” at 11am, a brief snippet of the stunting and the history of sports in Tampa Bay that led into the 12pm launch of “The Fan”

Hot 101.5 Debuts

Previous Format: 80s Hits “101.5 The Point” New Format: CHR “Hot 101.5” Date & Time Of Change: July 1, 2011 at 11:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

860 WGUL changes from Standards to Talk

At 5 PM on August 12, 2005, 860 WGUL in the Tampa Bay market flipped from its longtime “Music of Your Life” format to a temporary Presidential Speech format under new owners Salem Communication. Aircheck and Summary courtesy of Lou Pickney.

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