WQST (AM)

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WQST
City of license Forest, Mississippi
Broadcast area Jackson, Mississippi
Frequency 850 AM (kHz)
Format Defunct (southern gospel)
Power 10,000 Watts (day only)
Class D
Facility ID 1652
Transmitter coordinates 32°21′46″N 89°25′09″W / 32.36278°N 89.41917°W / 32.36278; -89.41917
Former callsigns WMAG, WJYV[1]
Owner Ace Broadcasting, Inc.
Website WQST AM 850

WQST was a radio station licensed to serve Forest, Mississippi. The station is owned by Ace Broadcasting, Inc. Its format was southern gospel.[2]

The station was assigned these call letters by the Federal Communications Commission September 1, 1986.[1]

On Sunday, March 16, 2008, WQST dropped its simulcast with WZQK for southern gospel from The Gospel Station, based in Ada, Oklahoma.

In December, 2012 WQST left the air due to financial reasons, and surrendered its license to the FCC on January 10, 2013. It is now internet only.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 

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