WAKZ
Broadcast areaYoungstown, Ohio
Frequency95.9 MHz (HD Radio)
BrandingReal 95.9
Programming
FormatUrban contemporary
Ownership
Owner
WBBG, WKBN, WMXY, WNCD, WNIO
History
First air date
December 28, 1976; 45 years ago (1976-12-28)
(as WFAR-FM)
Former call signs
WFAR-FM (1976–1980)
WGBZ (1980–1982)
WMGZ-FM (1982–1989)
WOJY-FM (1989–1991)
WAXF (1991–1992)
WHTX (1992–1994)
WRKU (1994–1996)
WWSY (1996–1998)
WTNX (1998–2001)
Call sign meaning
refers to former "Kiss FM" branding
Technical information
Facility ID74468
ClassA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT100 meters (330 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
41°13′05.00″N 80°33′43.00″W / 41.2180556°N 80.5619444°W / 41.2180556; -80.5619444
Links
WebcastListen live (via iHeartRadio)
Websitereal959.iheart.com

WAKZ (95.9 FM, "Real 95.9") is a radio station licensed to Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, and serving Youngstown, Ohio. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. The station airs an urban contemporary radio format. Prior to July 2, 2020, WAKZ broadcast a contemporary hit radio format as "95.9 Kiss FM".[1]

References

  1. ^ Venta, Lance (July 2, 2020). "95.9 Kiss-FM Youngstown Gets Real With Hip Hop Flip". RadioInsight. Retrieved January 8, 2021.