WCCQ

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WCCQ
City of license Crest Hill, Illinois
Broadcast area Chicago, Illinois
Branding 98.3 WCCQ
Slogan "Your Hometown Country Station"
Frequency 98.3 MHz
First air date 1976
Format Country
ERP 3,000 watts
HAAT 143 meters
Class A
Facility ID 10677
Transmitter coordinates 41°26′9.00″N 88°11′4.00″W / 41.4358333°N 88.1844444°W / 41.4358333; -88.1844444
Affiliations Jones Radio Network
Owner Digity, LLC
(NM License, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website wccq.com

WCCQ (98.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. Licensed to Crest Hill, Illinois, USA, it serves the Chicago area. The station was launched as a country station in 1984 as Q-Country. The original lineup of announcers included Bob Zak, Mark Edwards, Ted Clark, Barb Wunder, Jim Beedle, Matt Kingston and Jim Felbinger. The current lineup features Roy & Carol in the morning (since 1994), Geno Brien middays (former morning show host of 95.9 the River) and Todd Boss (The Bossman) doing afternoons. Other weekend and fill-in personalities include Rich Renik (from WMAQ and WUSN), Brandon Jones, Jillian, and Laura Vaughn. The station is currently owned by Digity, LLC, through licensee NM License, LLC, and features programming from Jones Radio Network. In April 2011, it became one of the two Chicago-area stations to broadcast NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.

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