WKQH

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WKQH
WKQH logo.jpg
City Marathon, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Wausau-Stevens Point area
Branding B104.9
Frequency 104.9 MHz
Format Country music
Audience share 2.3 (Sp'06, R&R[1])
ERP 21,000 watts
HAAT 109.0 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 2109
Transmitter coordinates 44°50′13.00″N 89°45′57.00″W / 44.8369444°N 89.7658333°W / 44.8369444; -89.7658333
Former callsigns WIGL (1987–1987)
WMGU (1987–1996)
Owner Richard L. Muzzy
(Muzzy Broadcast Group, LLC)
Sister stations WPCN, WSPT
Website b1049.com

WKQH (104.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country music format. Licensed to Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, the station serves the Wausau-Stevens Point area.

Format history[edit]

WKQH broadcasts a Country Legends format featuring country music artists from the 1970s-early 2000s. Featuring Local Personalities T.K. Michaels and Larry Stevens, with Syndicated Personality Rowdy Yates and Country Gold Saturday Nights at 6. The station has performed well in the ratings and maintains a loyal listenership.

During most of the 90s, the station carried a variation of Classic rock under names such as "104.9 KQH" and "104.9 K-ROCK" In 2003, the station flipped to Active Rock as "Rock 104-9" The ratings initially were good[2] however this did not last and the station switched to its current format.

History[edit]

The stations' original calls were WIGL. In 1988, the station changed its call sign to WMGU, with an Adult Contemporary format, as "Magic 105" using a format from syndicator Drake-Chenault, later using a satellite format from Jones Radio. the station went dark in late 1991, later purchased by Americus Communications headed by Rick Muzzy, initially simulcasting WSPO-AM and its talk format. on 1996-02-01 the call letters switched to the current WKQH,[3]

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