WCTQ

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WCTQ
City of license Sarasota, Florida
Broadcast area Sarasota-Bradenton
Branding 106.5 CTQ
Slogan Suncoast Country
Frequency 106.5 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1965 (as WSPB-FM)
Format Country music
Audience share 5.3 (Fa'07, R&R[1])
ERP 13,000 watts
HAAT 178 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 48672
Transmitter coordinates 27°32′42.00″N 82°34′27.00″W / 27.5450000°N 82.5741667°W / 27.5450000; -82.5741667
Former callsigns WSPB-FM (1965-1982)
WMLO (1982-1986)
WSRZ (1986-1989)
WSRZ-FM (1989-1999)
Affiliations Premiere Radio Networks
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Citicasters Licenses, L.P.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1065ctq.com

WCTQ (106.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. Licensed to Sarasota, Florida, USA, it serves the Sarasota / Bradenton area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.

WCTQ's transmitter is located near the intersection of 33rd Street W and 8th Avenue W in Memphis, south of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, giving the station city-grade coverage not only to the Sarasota-Bradenton area, but also to the Tampa Bay area as well, as far north as Tampa and Largo. The station's coverage area extends north towards Lakeland and Pasco County, but faces interference from first-adjacents WGHR 106.3 Spring Hill and WXXL 106.7 Tavares (WCTQ's sister station).

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