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City Manchester, Tennessee
Branding Rooster 101.5
Slogan Your Music...Your Station!
Frequency 101.5 MHz
First air date 1992
Format Hot adult contemporary[1]
ERP 5,700 watts
HAAT 100 meters
Class A
Facility ID 52436
Transmitter coordinates 35°23′51″N 86°08′39″W / 35.39750°N 86.14417°W / 35.39750; -86.14417Coordinates: 35°23′51″N 86°08′39″W / 35.39750°N 86.14417°W / 35.39750; -86.14417
Owner Peter Bowman
(Bowman Broadcasting, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live

WFTZ (101.5 FM "Rooster 10.5") is a radio station broadcasting a hot adult contemporary format. Licensed to Manchester, Tennessee, United States, it serves Coffee County and surrounding counties. It first began broadcasting in 1992. The station is currently owned by Peter Bowman's Bowman Broadcasting, LLC.


WFTZ began operation in November 1992 as a 3,000 watt FM station with offices located in Manchester and a tower located between Manchester and Tullahoma.[2]

On December 5, 2016 WFTZ shifted their format from adult contemporary (branded as "Fantasy Radio") to hot adult contemporary, branded as "Rooster 101.5".[3]


Rooster 101.5 offers a variety of programs to its listeners. With the Big Kahuna Roger Dotson and Captain News in the morning, University of Tennessee Football and Men's Basketball, NASCAR Motor Racing, select IndyCar races, ABC News, Tennessee Radio Network News, local high school football, election coverage, live remote broadcasts and the 1980s, 1990s and now in music. They are an affiliate of Dial Global. The official radio station of Bonnaroo. They become Radio Bonnaroo in June.[citation needed]


  1. ^ House Media Kit (PDF). WFTZ Fantasy Radio. Retrieved on 2008-08-13.
  2. ^ About Us. WFTZ Fantasy Radio. Retrieved on 2008-08-13.
  3. ^ WFTZ Relaunches as Rooster 101.5 Radioinsight - December 5, 2016

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