Fox Sports Maine

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This article is about the sports radio simulcast in Central Maine. For their sister station in Bangor, Maine known on-air as Fox Sports Maine 910, see WAEI (AM).
Fox Sports Maine
City of license WQSK: Madison, Maine
WFAU: Gardiner, Maine
WVOM: Rockland, Maine
Broadcast area Central Maine
Slogan Three Towers of Sports Power
Frequency WQSK: 97.5 MHz
WFAU: 1280 kHz
WVOM: 1450 kHz
First air date WQSK: 1995
Format Sports
Power WFAU: 5,000 watts
WVOM: 1,000 watts
ERP WQSK: 6,000 watts
HAAT WQSK: 100 meters
Class WQSK: A
Facility ID WQSK: 28684
WFAU: 68296
WVOM: 57300
Affiliations Boston Red Sox Radio Network, Dial Global, Boston Celtics Radio Network, Black Bear Sports Network
Owner Blueberry Broadcasting

Fox Sports Maine was a network of sports/talk stations owned by Blueberry Broadcasting carrying Fox Sports Radio. Located in Central Maine, it comprised WFAU AM 1280 Gardiner, Maine, WVOM AM 1450 Rockland, Maine, and WQSK Madison, Maine FM 97.5. Its studios are located in Augusta, Maine. (Note: CBS Sports Radio's website now lists WFAU, WRKD, WQSK and WAEI as affiliates. It is unknown if any Fox Sports programs will continue on these stations. Jim Rome's show is now put out by CBS.)

Former Programming[edit]

Fox Sports Radio

CBS Sports Radio

Imus in the Morning

Boston Red Sox Baseball (Part of the Red Sox Radio Network)

Westwood One NFL football

The Jim Rome Show

Boston Celtics Basketball

ACC Basketball

Select games of the Maine Black Bears

Past Programming[edit]

What's Brewin' Afternoon sports talk show, carried from October 2006-March 2007

MLB on ESPN Radio

Portland Sea Dogs Baseball


Previous to its sports trimulcast. 97.5 WQSK (then WIGY) and 1280 WFAU simulcasted the (then) sports format of WSKW and WHQO (now WFMX). WQSK also simulcasted WGUY Dexter, Maine and WKCG in the 1990s. WFAU was an Adult Standards format and WRKD (now WVOM) was a talk station carrying Rush Limbaugh, however for a time they were affiliated with ESPN Radio. The station also has carried New York Giants football, but elected to carry Westwood One's football coverage for the 2007 NFL season.

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