WBGR-FM

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WBGR-FM
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City Monroe, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Madison, Wisconsin
Branding Big Oldies 93.7
Frequency 93.7 MHz
First air date 1959 (as WEKZ-FM)
Format Oldies
ERP 36,000 watts
HAAT 177 meters
Class B
Facility ID 25132
Transmitter coordinates 42°34′35.00″N 89°41′35.00″W / 42.5763889°N 89.6930556°W / 42.5763889; -89.6930556
Former callsigns WEKZ-FM (1959-2016)
Owner Big Radio
Sister stations WEKZ, WFPS, WFRL, WQLF
Webcast Listen Live
Website wekz.com

WBGR-FM (93.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, the station is owned by Big Radio.[1] Their studios are east of Monroe, at W4765 Radio Lane. The transmitter site is southwest of Monroe, on Franklin Road. Co-owned WEKZ broadcasts at 1260 AM and features a Classic Country format.

History[edit]

Until December 2010, WEKZ-FM was known as "The Big Easy 93.7" for many years and had broadcast an Adult Contemporary format. Prior to Adult Contemporary, WEKZ-FM ran a Beautiful Music format as "EZ 93".

On January 14, 2013, it was announced in a joint press conference between Sly Sylvester and WEKZ-FM management that Sly would join the station after being laid off from WTDY.[2]

On October 9, 2014, a thief stole wire and components from the station's tower, however was arrested and charged with felony theft.[3]

The station changed its call sign to WBGR-FM on January 4, 2016.

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