Previous Format: Progressive Talk “940 WINZ” New Format: Sports “940 The Sports Animal” Date & Time Of Change: April 3, 2009 More Info: Wikipedia
Previous Format: Sports New Format: Modern Rock Date & Time Of Change: August 23, 2002 at 7:00pm More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: 105.3 The Spy Returns
WWLS-FM (WWLS The Sports Animal) becomes Country K-Bull 104.9 (now KQBL). The sports format continues at WWLS-AM 640 and KLGH-FM 105.3 (which began simulcasting The Sports Animal on April 1) It was pretty anti-climatic. A commercial was interrupted on 104.9 then the new Legal fired up. K-Bull has begin a war with Hot Country KTST (101.9 The Twister). Each station now claims to playing 31-in-a-row. Many thanks to OKCRadio.net for contributing this switchover, logos, and summary .
Citadel Broadcasting’s “The Sports Animal” (WWLS 640) began to simulcast its Sports-Talk format on KLGH 105.3. The station’s current FM simulcast, WWLS-FM 104.9, while still simulcasting WWLS at the moment, would flip to country a few days later. Though the dial position of the FM simulcast is changing, the station continues to broadcast on WWLS 640. Until this week, KLGH was a Contemporary Christian station. Citadel had agreed to purchase the it from Kingfisher County Broadcasting for $3.1 million. KLGH’s metro coverage is significantly less than that of WWLS-FM, as the 105.3 signal only reaches the northwestern suburbs of Oklahoma City. This signal, however, fills a hole in WWLS 640’s directional antenna pattern that WWLS-FM could not. Listeners in dow...