WSOS-FM

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WSOS-FM
City Fruit Cove, Florida
Broadcast area Jacksonville metropolitan area
Branding The Answer
Frequency 94.1 MHz
First air date 1991 (as WSOS)
Format Talk (WBOB (AM) simulcast)
Language(s) English
ERP 5,500 watts
HAAT 154 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 74071
Transmitter coordinates 30°4′8″N 81°38′50″W / 30.06889°N 81.64722°W / 30.06889; -81.64722
Former callsigns WMKM (September 21, 1981-March 19, 1985, CP)
WSOS (March 19, 1985-September 3, 2002)[1]
Owner Nancy Epperson
(Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Corporation)
Sister stations WBOB, WMUV
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.600wbob.com

WSOS-FM is commercial FM radio station that broadcasts to the Jacksonville, Florida area on 94.1 MHz. The station is licensed in Fruit Cove to Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Corporation.[2] It is branded as The Answer and broadcasts a talk format. WSOS-FM is simulcast with WBOB 600 AM, Jacksonville, Florida. WSOS-FM covers the southern parts of the Jacksonville metropolitan area. Studios are in the Southside district of Jacksonville, and the transmitter tower is in Fruit Cove.

History[edit]

WSOS-FM went on the air on 105.5 MHz as WMKM, licensed to St. Augustine, Florida. Its original construction permit was filed on August 10, 1981.[3] WMKM changed callsigns on March 19, 1985 to WSOS & on September 3, 2002 became WSOS-FM with the acquisition of 1170/WKLN (which took the WSOS callsign). By the time WSOS-FM was sold to Renda Broadcasting in 2005, it was running an adult contemporary format as "The Muuusic Station".[4] Under Renda's ownership, the community of license was changed from St. Augustine to Fruit Cove, to better serve the Jacksonville market. The signal still originated in St. Augustine until March 9, 2011, when it switched formats from soft adult contemporary to classic rock.[5]

On April 5, 2016 WSOS-FM changed their format from a simulcast of contemporary Christian-formatted WMUV 100.7 FM Brunswick, Georgia to a simulcast of talk-formatted WBOB 600 AM Jacksonville, Florida.[6]

Previous logos[edit]

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