WGMZ

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WGMZ
WGMZ-FM logo.png
City Glencoe, Alabama
Broadcast area Gadsden, Alabama
Branding Classic Hits Z93.1
Frequency 93.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1994
Format Classic Hits
ERP 1,650 watts
HAAT 189 meters (620 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 2465
Transmitter coordinates 33°57′16″N 85°51′40″W / 33.95444°N 85.86111°W / 33.95444; -85.86111
Former callsigns WZJV (1992-1993)[1]
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Capstar TX LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website wgmz.com

WGMZ (93.1 FM, "Classic Hits Z93.1") is a radio station licensed to Glencoe, Alabama, USA. WGMZ serves the Gadsden, Alabama and Anniston, Alabama metropolitan areas. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and licensed to the Capstar TX Limited Partnership. It broadcasts a classic hits music format.[2]

History[edit]

The station was assigned the WGMZ call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on June 15, 1993.[1] Prior to that, the call letters were used in the Flint, Michigan market on several stations, notably on what is now WCRZ-FM from 1961 to 1984.

WGMZ dropped Top 40 for the Target Radio Satellite Networks adult alternative format "theLYTE".[3]

In 2006, WGMZ (Z-93.1) hired morning popular talents Rick Sisk and Dennis Deason and shifted Wild Bill Seckbach from AM to PM drive. WGMZ's primary coverage area includes Etowah and Calhoun counties (Gadsden/Anniston, AL)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ Stark, Phyllis (July 16, 1994). "Vox Jox". Billboard. 106 (29): 84. 

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