WMZQ-FM

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WMZQ-FM
WMZQ station logo.png
City Washington, D.C.
Broadcast area Washington, D.C.
Branding 98.7 WMZQ
Slogan #1 For New Country
Frequency 98.7 MHz (also on HD Radio)
98.7-HD2 for Classic Country
First air date April 2, 1947 (as WWDC-FM)[1]
Format Country
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 149 meters
Class B
Facility ID 73305
Former callsigns WWDC-FM (1947–1950)
WOL-FM (1950–1968)
WMOD (1968–1977)[1]
Former frequencies 100.9 MHz (1947)
101.1 MHz (1947–1950)[1]
Owner iHeartMedia
(AMFM Radio Licenses, L.L.C.)
Sister stations WASH, WBIG, WIHT, WWDC
Webcast Listen Live
HD2: Listen Live
Website wmzq.com

WMZQ-FM is a radio station located at 98.7 FM in Washington, D.C.. The station has had a country music format since 1977. Before becoming country, they had been WMOD, an oldies station. The station was known as WOL-FM from 1947 through 1968 and simulcasted their then sister R&B station, WOL. In 1950, it swapped licenses and transmitting facilities with WWDC-FM (101.1 FM). The station had been owned by Sonderling, then Viacom, then AM/FM and is now owned by iHeartMedia (formerly Clear Channel Communications).

As of 2015, the morning show is the syndicated "Bobby Bones Show". Some previous morning shows include "Boxer in the Morning with Aly Jacobs", "Ben and Brian", "Murphy and Cash", and "Jim London and Mary Ball".

WMZQ-FM broadcasts in the HD Radio format.[2]

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Coordinates: 38°53′13″N 77°12′04″W / 38.887°N 77.201°W / 38.887; -77.201