WAYS (AM)

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WAYS
City of license Macon, Georgia
Broadcast area Macon and vicinity
Branding 1500 The Fan
Frequency 1500 kHz
First air date 1967
Format Sports
Power 1,000 watts (day only)
Class D
Facility ID 68678
Former callsigns WPTC (May 1982)
WDEN (Dec. 2000)
WWFN (July 2004- June 2005)
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Cumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing, LLC)
Sister stations WDDO, WDEN-FM, WROK-FM, WLZN, WMAC, WMGB, WPEZ
Webcast Listen Live
Listen Live via iHeart
Website waysam.com

WAYS AM 1500, known as 1500 The Fan, is a radio station serving the Macon, Georgia area with an sports radio format. This station is under ownership of Cumulus Media.

Until September 4, 2009, it was an affiliate of ABC Radio's True Oldies Channel when it was Oldies Radio 1500, with the slogan "Macon's True Oldies Channel".[1]

Because it shares the same frequency as clear-channel station WFED in Washington, D.C., it broadcasts only during the daytime hours. However, their online webcast is available 24 hours a day. For many years, WAYS operated on the FM dial at 99.1, with a top-40 format. The station flipped to an oldies format in 1992, which was eventually "moved" to 105.5 (now WROK-FM), before leaving the FM band all together. The WAYS call letters, originally assigned to a legendary Charlotte, North Carolina radio station, were assigned to then-Multimedia-owned WMAZ-FM, in the mid-1980s. Prior to becoming 99 WAYS (said as "ninety-nine ways"), WMAZ-FM was known as FM 99. WDEN-FM, a top-rated country station, now broadcasts on 99.1 in central Georgia.

On-air Schedule[edit]

Monday 12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. - The DA Show

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney, and Dana Jacobson

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - The John Feinstein Show

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - The Jim Rome Show

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - The Doug Gottlieb Show

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Mojo

10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

Tuesday

12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. - The DA Show

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney, and Dana Jacobson

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - The John Feinstein Show

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - The Jim Rome Show

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - The Doug Gottlieb Show

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Mojo

10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

Wednesday

12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. - The DA Show

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney, and Dana Jacobson

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - The John Feinstein Show

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - The Jim Rome Show

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - The Doug Gottlieb Show

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Mojo

10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

Thursday

12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. - The DA Show

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney, and Dana Jacobson

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - The John Feinstein Show

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - The Jim Rome Show

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - The Doug Gottlieb Show

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Mojo

10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench Friday

12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. - The DA Show

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney, and Dana Jacobson

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - The John Feinstein Show

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - The Jim Rome Show

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - The Doug Gottlieb Show

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Mojo

10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

Saturday

12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. - Ferrall on the Bench

2:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. - CBS Sports Radio Weekend

Sunday

12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. - CBS Sports Radio Weekend

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radio Stations". Scott Shannon's True Oldies Channel. Archived from the original on July 28, 2008. Retrieved December 19, 2008. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°48′47″N 83°37′36″W / 32.81306°N 83.62667°W / 32.81306; -83.62667