WHET

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WHET
City West Frankfort, Illinois
Broadcast area Marion-Carbondale (IL) area
Branding US 97.7
Frequency 97.7 MHz
Format Classic country
ERP 3,500 watts
HAAT 132 meters (433 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 53978
Transmitter coordinates 37°45′15.00″N 88°56′5.00″W / 37.7541667°N 88.9347222°W / 37.7541667; -88.9347222
Former callsigns WFRX-FM (1979-1996)
WQUL (1996-2009)
Affiliations Westwood One
Owner Withers Broadcasting
(Withers Broadcasting of Southern Illinois, LLC)
Sister stations WDDD-FM, WFRX, WMIX, WMIX-FM, WTAO-FM, WVZA
Website WHET Online

WHET (97.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic country format. Licensed to West Frankfort, Illinois, USA, the station serves the Marion-Carbondale area. The station is owned by Withers Broadcasting Companies and the broadcast license held by Withers Broadcasting of Southern Illinois, LLC. WHET features programming from Westwood One.[1]

History[edit]

The station was assigned call sign WFRX-FM on July 24, 1979. On October 1, 1996, the station changed its call sign to WQUL and on August 18, 2009, to the current WHET.[2]

On March 9, 2011, WHET changed their format to classic country, branded as "US 97.7".

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