WHET

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WHET
City of license West Frankfort, Illinois
Broadcast area Marion-Carbondale (IL) area
Branding US 97.7
Frequency 97.7 MHz
Format Classic country
ERP 3,500 watts
HAAT 132 meters (433 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 53978
Transmitter coordinates 37°45′15.00″N 88°56′5.00″W / 37.7541667°N 88.9347222°W / 37.7541667; -88.9347222
Former callsigns WFRX-FM (1979-1996)
WQUL (1996-2009)
Affiliations Citadel Media, Westwood One
Owner Withers Broadcasting
(Withers Broadcasting of Southern Illinois, LLC)
Sister stations WDDD, WDDD-FM, WFRX, WMIX, WMIX-FM, WTAO-FM, WVZA
Website WHET Online

WHET (97.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic country format. Licensed to West Frankfort, Illinois, USA, the station serves the Marion-Carbondale (IL) area. The station is currently owned by Withers Broadcasting and the broadcast license held by Withers Broadcasting of Southern Illinois, LLC. WHET features programming from Citadel Media and Westwood One.[1]

History[edit]

The station was assigned call sign WFRX-FM on July 24, 1979. On October 1, 1996, the station changed its call sign to WQUL and on August 18, 2009, to the current WHET.[2]

On March 9, 2011, WHET changed their format to classic country, branded as "US 97.7".

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