WULT

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WULT
WBTL-WUWN 1540-1450 logo.png
City Highland Springs, Virginia
Broadcast area Metro Richmond
Branding Boomtown Richmond
Slogan Rock and Roll, Pop and Soul
Frequency 1450 AM kHz
Translator(s) 92.9 W225CU (Highland Springs)
First air date May 18, 1959 (as WENZ)[1]
Format Oldies[2]
Power 960 watts day and night
Class C
Facility ID 73728
Transmitter coordinates 37°32′39.0″N 77°20′47.0″W / 37.544167°N 77.346389°W / 37.544167; -77.346389Coordinates: 37°32′39.0″N 77°20′47.0″W / 37.544167°N 77.346389°W / 37.544167; -77.346389
Former callsigns WENZ (1959–1987)
WRGF (1987–1988)
WCLM (1988–2017)
WUWN (2017–2018)
WBTL (2018)[3]
Owner Mike Mazursky
(Mobile Radio Partners, Inc.)
Sister stations WBTL
Webcast Listen Live
Website boomtownrichmond.com

WULT is an oldies formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Highland Springs, Virginia and serving the Richmond, Virginia area.[2] WULT is owned and operated by Mike Mazursky, through licensee Mobile Radio Partners, Inc.[4]

History[edit]

On October 17, 2017, World Media Broadcast Company finalized the sale of the then-WCLM to Mobile Radio Partners, Inc., at a price of $75,000. The station changed their call letters to WUWN on the same day. On November 6, 2017, WUWN changed their format to rhythmic oldies, branded as "U Win Radio".[5]

On March 14, 2018, WUWN changed format from rhythmic oldies to a hybrid of oldies and adult contemporary, branded as "Boomtown Radio".[6] The playlist features music from the 60s to the 90s.[7]

The station changed its call sign to WBTL on August 27, 2018, and then to WULT on September 11, 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-573. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  4. ^ "WULT Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  5. ^ Rhythmic Oldies Launches on Richmond AM Duo Radioinsight - November 7, 2017
  6. ^ WBTL/WUWN Richmond Become Boomtown Radio Radioinsight - March 14, 2018
  7. ^ First Listen: Boomtown Richmond - Radio Insight (accessed March 22, 2018)

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