WATQ
CityChetek, Wisconsin
Broadcast areaEau Claire–Chippewa Falls
Frequency106.7 MHz
BrandingMoose Country 106.7
Programming
FormatClassic country
AffiliationsCBS News Radio
Ownership
OwneriHeartMedia, Inc.
(iHM Licenses, LLC)
WBIZ, WBIZ-FM, WMEQ, WMEQ-FM, WQRB
History
First air date
November 5, 1992 (1992-11-05)
Former call signs
WVXD (1992–1997)
Technical information
Facility ID36357
ClassC2
ERP35,000 watts
HAAT178 m (584 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
45°11′4.00″N 91°43′52.00″W / 45.1844444°N 91.7311111°W / 45.1844444; -91.7311111
Links
Websitemoose106.com

WATQ (106.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic country format. Licensed to Chetek, Wisconsin, United States, the station serves the Eau Claire area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and features programming from CBS News Radio.[1]

History

The station went on the air as WVXD on 1992-11-05. On 1997-02-14, the station changed its call sign to the current WATQ.[2] Jay Moore started broadcasting the Jay Moore in the Morning Show on the first day of local operation as MOOSE COUNTRY 106.7, May 26, 1997. Jay is currently the morning DJ from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Monday through Friday. The program is in the Classic Country format, showcasing such artists as Stonewall Jackson, Jim Reeves, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, and more.

It also simulcasts the radio call for the Wisconsin Badgers Football & Basketball, NFL Green Bay Packers & MLB Milwaukee Brewers games using the statewide feed using the team radio affiliate announcers

References

  1. ^ "WATQ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WATQ Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.