WFIZ

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"WFLR-FM" redirects here. for the AM radio station in Dundee, New York, United States see WFLR (AM).
WFIZ
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City of license Odessa, New York
Broadcast area Ithaca, New York
Branding Z95.5
Slogan "Ithaca's Hit Music Channel"
Frequency 95.5 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Translator(s) 94.9 W235BR (Ithaca)
107.7 W299BI (Ithaca, relays HD2)
First air date 1968 (as WFLR-FM at 95.9)
Format Top 40 (CHR)
HD2: Classic Hits "Rewind 107.7"
ERP 850 watts
HAAT 265 meters
Class A
Facility ID 36406
Transmitter coordinates 42°23′13.00″N 76°40′11.00″W / 42.3869444°N 76.6697222°W / 42.3869444; -76.6697222
Former callsigns WFLR-FM (1968-2008)
Former frequencies 95.9 MHz (1968-2008)
Owner Saga Communications, Inc.
(Saga Communications of New England, LLC)
Website z955.com
rewind1077.com (HD2)

WFIZ (95.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) format. Licensed to Odessa, New York, USA, the station serves the Ithaca, New York area. The station is currently owned by Saga Communications, Inc. as of February 2014.[1]

History[edit]

The station signed on in 1968 as "WFLR-FM" and had been broadcasting a Country music format on 95.9 FM in Dundee, New York as "Country 95.9". On September 15, 2008, the station was moved to the current 95.5 FM frequency in Odessa, New York (Ithaca market) with a Top 40 format as "Z95.5".[2] Program Director/morning jock Tommy Frank died the next day.

On Air Schedule[edit]

Monday Through Friday

Saturday On Air Schedule

  • 12 AM To 2 AM: Club Z (With Bentley)
  • 2 AM To 3 PM: Regular Programming
  • 3 PM To 7 PM: Karla
  • 7 PM To 11 PM: Weekend Throwdown With Jagger
  • 11 PM To 3 AM: Club Z (With Bentley)

Sunday On Air Schedule

Past Air Talent from Z95.5

  • Leon (Previously did evenings and weekends)
  • Cookie (Previously did weekends)
  • Corey (Previously did mornings, moved to another radio station)
  • Anthony From The Deli (Previously did evenings, Club Z and weekends)
  • Mikey V (Previously did evenings, moved to another radio station)
  • Jess (Previously did Morning Show with Corey and middays)
  • Nikki (Previously did Morning Show with Corey and middays)
  • Guido (Previously did evenings, weekends and Morning Show fill-in)
  • EJ (Previously did evenings, moved to another radio station)

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