WBQK

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WBQK
WBQK-FM 2014.png
City of license West Point, Virginia
Broadcast area Virginia Peninsula
Middle Peninsula
Branding "Bach FM"
Slogan "Williamsburg's Classical Station"
Frequency 107.9 FM MHz
First air date July, 1991[1]
Format Classical[2]
Power 4,000 Watts
HAAT 100 meters (330 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 73906
Transmitter coordinates 37°27′0.0″N 76°48′46.0″W / 37.450000°N 76.812778°W / 37.450000; -76.812778
Callsign meaning play on the word "Bach"
Former callsigns WPTG (1989-2000)
WWBR (2000-2005)
WTYD (2005-2005)
WBQK (2005-Present)[3]
Affiliations World Classical Network
William & Mary Bookstore Tribe Radio Network
Owner Local Voice Media Group
(Davis Media, LLC)
Sister stations WTYD, WXTG, WXTG-FM
Webcast WBQK Webstream
Website WBQK Online

WBQK is a Classical formatted broadcast radio station licensed to West Point, Virginia, serving the Virginia Peninsula and the Middle Peninsula.[2] WBQK is owned and operated by Local Voice Media Group.[4]

Programming[edit]

Along with WTYD, the station serves as an affiliate of the William & Mary Tribe football and basketball radio broadcasts, branded as the "William & Mary Bookstore Tribe Radio Network."[5][6]

History[edit]

The station became WBQK in December 2005, and began carrying its current classical format in May 2006. Prior to this, the station held the call letters WTYD.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-572. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WBQK Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Football on the Air". William & Mary. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Basketball on the Air". The Tide 92.3 FM. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  7. ^ Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula - Vartv.com

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