WEKZ (AM)

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WEKZ
WEKZ-AM logo.png
CityMonroe, Wisconsin
Broadcast areaGreen County, Wisconsin
Branding"Big Country WEKZ"
Slogan"The Voice of Green County"
Frequency1260 kHz
Translator(s)95.5 W238CB (Monroe)
First air dateJuly 27, 1951 (1951-07-27)[1]
FormatClassic country
Power1,000 watts (day)
19 watts (night)
ClassD
Facility ID25131
Transmitter coordinates42°35′40″N 89°35′34″W / 42.59444°N 89.59278°W / 42.59444; -89.59278Coordinates: 42°35′40″N 89°35′34″W / 42.59444°N 89.59278°W / 42.59444; -89.59278
AffiliationsABC News Radio
OwnerScott Thompson
(Big Radio)
Sister stationsWBGR-FM, WFPS, WFRL, WQLF
Websitewww.wekz.com

WEKZ (1260 AM; "Big Country") is a radio station licensed to serve Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. The station is owned by Scott Thompson and the broadcast license is held by Big Radio. Their studios and transmitter are east of Monroe, at W4765 Radio Lane. WEKZ's programming is simulcast on translator station W238CB (95.5 FM).

Sister stations include WBGR-FM (93.7) licensed to Monroe, WFRL (1570 AM) and WFPS (92.1 FM) licensed to Freeport, Illinois, and WQLF (102.1 FM) licensed to Lena, Illinois.

WEKZ broadcasts a classic country music format,[2] plus extensive local news and sports programming. The station was assigned the WEKZ call sign by the Federal Communications Commission.[3]

Translator[edit]

Broadcast translators of WEKZ
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W238CB 95.5 Monroe, Wisconsin 150566 250 D 42°34′36″N 89°41′34″W / 42.57667°N 89.69278°W / 42.57667; -89.69278 (W238CB) FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 2009 (PDF). 2009. p. D-597. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved May 29, 2009.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved May 29, 2009.

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