WOKO

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WOKO
WOKO logo.png
City of license Burlington, Vermont
Broadcast area Burlington-Plattsburgh
Branding 98.9 WOKO
Slogan The Big Station
Frequency 98.9 MHz
First air date 1962 (as WJOY-FM)
Format Country music
Audience share 18.2 (Fa'06, R&R[1])
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 94 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 25867
Transmitter coordinates 44°27′3.00″N 73°11′51.00″W / 44.4508333°N 73.1975000°W / 44.4508333; -73.1975000
Former callsigns WJOY-FM (1962-1972)
WQCR (1972-1990)
Owner Hall Communications, Inc.
Sister stations WBTZ, WIZN, WJOY, and WKOL
Webcast Listen Live
Website woko.com

WOKO (98.9 FM) is an American radio station broadcasting a Country music format. Licensed to Burlington, Vermont, USA, the station serves the Burlington-Plattsburgh area. The station is owned by Hall Communications, Inc..[2][3]

It is not related to the former WOKO which started in the 1920s in New York City and operated for many years in Albany; that station is now WOPG.

History[edit]

WOKO went on the air in 1962 as WJOY-FM; the station was also known as WQCR from 1972 to 1990, the call letters standing for "Queen City Rock". On air, the station was identified as "Q99" and later as "Rock 99" prior to the change to country. [1] [2].

Former on-air staff
"Cowboy" Cal Daniels
Jim Whitehead
Sarah Spencer
Sam Stevens
Chris Reed
Jim Cooper (Currently stand-up comedian "Jack Sass")
Margot St. John
Nick Morgan
Brian Warren (Afternoons "KOOL 105" WKOL-FM as Mark Knight)
Tad Lemire
Jennifer Lyons
Jim Severence
Garry Koop
Dave Davis
Chris Chase
Heather Scott
Vicky Lynch
Lisa Lemieux

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