WEZN-FM

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WEZN-FM
City of license Bridgeport, Connecticut
Broadcast area Bridgeport, Connecticut
Branding Star 99.9
Slogan "Today's Best Mix!"
Frequency 99.9 MHz
First air date 1964 (as WJZZ)
Format Hot Adult Contemporary
ERP 27,500 watts
HAAT 204 meters (669 ft)
Class B
Facility ID 48721
Transmitter coordinates 41°16′44″N 73°11′8″W / 41.27889°N 73.18556°W / 41.27889; -73.18556
Former callsigns WJZZ (1964-1973)
WEZN (1973-1998)[1]
Owner Connoisseur Media
(Connoisseur Media Licenses, LLC)
Sister stations WFOX, WPLR, WYBC-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.star999.com

WEZN-FM (99.9 FM, "Star 99.9") is a radio station broadcasting an hot adult contemporary format, Located on 99.9 FM, the station is licensed to the Bridgeport, Connecticut community. The stations slogan is "Today's Best Mix!" The station is owned by Connoisseur Media and it has a strong signal which reaches into most of Westchester County, New York and well north of Hartford, Connecticut as well as central Suffolk County, New York on Long Island. Its studios are in Milford and the transmitter site is in Trumbull.

History and programming[edit]

WEZN was the first station to be assigned the WJZZ call sign in 1964 followed by 105.9 FM in Detroit, Michigan (now WDMK) and 107.5 FM in Atlanta, Georgia (now WAMJ).[2]

The station was purchased from Cox Radio by Connoisseur Media along with sister stations WFOX and WPLR, at a purchase price of $40 million. Connoisseur Media took ownership on May 10, 2013.[3]

Radio hosts have included Randye Kaye.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. FCC Media Bureau. Retrieved April 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ Collins, Michael. "Part Two: Time Line For Connecticut Broadcasting". WUUH.org. Retrieved April 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Venta, Lance (May 6, 2013). "Cox Sells Stations In Six Markets To Two Groups". RadioInsight. Retrieved May 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Randye Kaye". Edge Studio. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 

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