WEKZ
WEKZ-AM logo.png
Broadcast areaGreen County, Wisconsin
Frequency1260 kHz
Branding"Big Country WEKZ"
Programming
FormatClassic country
AffiliationsABC News Radio
Ownership
Owner
  • Scott Thompson
  • (Big Radio)
WBGR-FM, WFPS, WFRL, WQLF
History
First air date
July 27, 1951 (1951-07-27)[1]
Technical information
Facility ID25131
ClassD
Power1,000 watts (day)
19 watts (night)
Transmitter coordinates
42°35′40″N 89°35′34″W / 42.59444°N 89.59278°W / 42.59444; -89.59278Coordinates: 42°35′40″N 89°35′34″W / 42.59444°N 89.59278°W / 42.59444; -89.59278
Translator(s)95.5 W238CB (Monroe)
Links
Websitewww.wekz.com

WEKZ (1260 AM; "Big Country") is a radio station licensed to serve Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. The station is owned by Scott Thompson and the broadcast license is held by Big Radio. Their studios and transmitter are east of Monroe, at W4765 Radio Lane. WEKZ's programming is simulcast on translator station W238CB (95.5 FM).

Sister stations include WBGR-FM (93.7) licensed to Monroe, WFRL (1570 AM) and WFPS (92.1 FM) licensed to Freeport, Illinois, and WQLF (102.1 FM) licensed to Lena, Illinois.

WEKZ broadcasts a classic country music format,[2] plus extensive local news and sports programming. The station was assigned the WEKZ call sign by the Federal Communications Commission.[3]

Translator

Broadcast translators of WEKZ
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
(W)
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W238CB 95.5 Monroe, Wisconsin 150566 250 D 42°34′36″N 89°41′34″W / 42.57667°N 89.69278°W / 42.57667; -89.69278 (W238CB) FCC LMS

References

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 2009 (PDF). 2009. p. D-597. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved May 29, 2009.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved May 29, 2009.