WRFQ (FM)

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WRFQ
City of license Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Broadcast area Charleston, South Carolina
Branding Q-104.5
Slogan Charleston's Classic Rock
Frequency 104.5 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Format Classic rock
HD2: Alternative rock "The Drive"
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 201 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 38901
Former callsigns WDXZ (1985-1993)
WJUK (1993-1996)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website q1045.com

WRFQ "Q-104.5" is a classic rock radio station in Charleston, South Carolina, owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.. The station airs the Bob and Tom morning show. The station's studios and transmitter are located (separately) in Mount Pleasant.

History[edit]

In the early 1990s, the station carried easy listening music as WDXZ and then switched to urban contemporary as "Foxy 104.5".[citation needed]

WJUK played country music in the mid-90s.[1]

104.5 as WRFQ signed on the air on April 26, 1996. Originally a 'Classic Hits' format, the station evolved to its current format of "Classic Rock" in 1998. Core artists include Lynyrd Skynyrd, AC/DC, 38 Special, Eagles, Van Halen, Def Leppard, Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Rolling Stones, The Who, Ozzy Osbourne, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Marshall Tucker Band, Allman Brothers, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, Boston, Bad Company, Queen, Bachman–Turner Overdrive, REO Speedwagon, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Beginning in January 2009, the station added an Alternative rock side channel as "The Drive", the format previously heard on WALC-FM which was sold in January to Radio Training Group.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook, 1995.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°49′05″N 79°50′08″W / 32.8180°N 79.8356°W / 32.8180; -79.8356