|City of license||Utica, New York|
|Broadcast area||Utica, New York|
|Slogan||Utica's Soft Favorites|
|First air date||1989 (as WEIF)|
|Format||Full service (AC)|
|Callsign meaning||UTiQa (approximation)|
|Former callsigns||WEIF (1989–1994)
|Owner||Roser Communications Network, Inc.|
|Sister stations||WBUG, WBGK, WRCK, WUSP, WVTL, WSKU, WSKS|
- "WUTQ" redirects here. For the former AM radio station that used the WUTQ calls, see WUSP (AM).
WUTQ-FM (100.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a full service format featuring soft adult contemporary music. Licensed to Utica, New York, USA, the station serves the Utica-Rome area. The station is currently owned by Roser Communications Network.
The station became a K-Love affiliate in 2001, after Bethany Broadcasting sold WVVC, a Christian radio station, to Educational Media Foundation for $1.25 million. It was the first purchase made by EMF in the state of New York. When the station took the K-Love affiliation, the calls were changed to WKVU.
On December 15, 2010 WRCK swapped frequencies with K-Love-formatted WKVU, with WRCK (and its Air 1 Christian rock format) moving to 100.7 FM and WKVU moving to 107.3 FM. In November 2011, EMF announced that it would sell WRCK to Roser Communications and move Air 1 to WOKR (93.5 FM), which had previously carried the now-defunct God's Country Radio Network.
On March 16, 2012, Roser took control of the channel and began a simulcast of AM stations WUTQ and WADR, the full-service gold-based adult contemporary stations that had been airing on the station since approximately 2007. WUTQ had previously been relying on an AM-to-FM translator, W238CA (95.5) in Middleville, for FM coverage. On March 23, the station took the WUTQ-FM call letters, with the WRCK call sign moving to the former WADR 1480 AM.
WUTQ spun off its former AM simulcast stations to Good Guys Broadcasting in July 2012.
- "EMF spins excess station to Utica radio operator". Radio Business Report. November 23, 2011. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
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- Radio-Locator information on WUTQ
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WUTQ
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