WFUZ

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WFUZ
City Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Branding Alt 92.1
Slogan Sounds Different
Frequency 92.1 MHz
Translator(s) W241AZ (96.1, Clarks Summit, via WEZX HD2)
W274AO (102.7, Scranton, via WEZX HD2)
Format Alternative Rock
ERP 660 watts
HAAT 303 meters
Class A
Facility ID 66366
Owner Times-Shamrock Communications
Webcast Listen Live
Website alt921.com

WFUZ (92.1 FM) is a radio station in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, serving the greater Wilkes-Barre-Scranton area. It is owned by Times-Shamrock Communications.

In addition, it was the flagship station of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins until 2009. Tom Grace was the play-by-play announcer for the "baby Pens" for the majority of the franchise's existence prior to the 2007-2008 season, when former local TV weatherman Scott Stuccio replaced him. The 2007-2008 season also marked the first time that the Q split its music feed from the hockey game, giving listeners who wanted to continue to listen to music during games the option of doing so on 100.1 (WQFN).

WQFM was formerly an oldies station, known as "Oldies 92 and 100", then switched to Hot AC branded as "QFM" and later "The Q." On June 30, 2008, the station dropped the Hot AC format and began playing music exclusively from The Beatles. On July 3, 2008, the station switched back to an oldies format, branded as "Cool 92.1 and 100.1".

On September 16, 2010 WQFM changed their format to alternative rock, branded as "FM 92.1" and changed their call letters to WFUZ. WQFN now simulcasts ESPN Radio from WEJL. WFUZ later rebranded as "Fuzz 92.1" on September 19, 2012,[1] and then as "Alt 92.1" on February 25, 2017.[2]

The station has held a small concert at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania each summer since 2013, known as Fuzz Fest, that showcases local and nation bands whom the general public may not be accustomed with.[3]

Translators[edit]

WFUZ also broadcasts on the following FM translator via WEZX HD2:

Broadcast translators of WEZX HD2
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
W241AZ 96.1 Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 85 D FCC
W274AO 102.7 Scranton, Pennsylvania 250 D FCC

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilkes-Barre Gets Fuzzy
  2. ^ WFUZ Rebrands as "Alt 92.1"
  3. ^ "92.1 Fuzz Fest". The 570. Retrieved January 31, 2014. 

Coordinates: 41°11′10″N 75°51′32″W / 41.186°N 75.859°W / 41.186; -75.859