WAVQ (AM)

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WAVQ
City Jacksonville, North Carolina
Broadcast area Jacksonville, North Carolina, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Branding The Q
Frequency 1400 kHz
Translator(s) 95.5 W238CF (Jacksonville)
First air date 2008
Format Classic Hits
Power 1,000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 161860
Transmitter coordinates 34°44′56.0″N 77°24′51.0″W / 34.748889°N 77.414167°W / 34.748889; -77.414167
Former callsigns WJQQ (9/08-11/08)
WSTK (11/08-2/09)[1]
Affiliations ABC News, Accuweather, Dial Global, The John Tesh Show
Owner Cathy Clark
(CDV Broadcasting, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website wavqradio.com

WAVQ (1400 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA. The station is owned by and operated by Cathy Clark's CDV Broadcasting, LLC. WAVQ broadcasts a classic hits music format serving Jacksonville and Onslow County, North Carolina.[2]

The station was assigned the WAVQ call sign by the Federal Communications Commission on February 6, 2009.[1]

History[edit]

WAVQ signed on in late 2008, under the callsign WSTK, offering an Oldies format as 1400 The Wave. The station was originally owned by Conner Media Corporation.

The WAVQ call letters were assigned on February 6, 2009.

On August 9, 2009 the format was changed to Sports-Talk as ESPN Radio 1400. Later, in July 2011, becoming a simulcast of ESPN affiliate WWNB 1490 AM in New Bern, North Carolina.

In November 2012, WAVQ was sold to CDV Broadcasting, LLC and the format was changed to Classic Hits as 1400 The Q. In January 2013, an FM translator was added at 95.5 FM.


References[edit]

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

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