WGMZ
WGMZ-FM logo.png
Broadcast areaGadsden, Alabama
Frequency93.1 MHz (HD Radio)
BrandingClassic Hits Z93.1
Programming
FormatClassic hits
Ownership
Owner
WAAX
History
First air date
1994 (1994)
Former call signs
WZJV (1992–1993)[1]
Technical information
Facility ID2465
ClassA
ERP1,650 watts
HAAT189 meters (620 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
33°57′16″N 85°51′40″W / 33.95444°N 85.86111°W / 33.95444; -85.86111
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitewgmz.iheart.com/

WGMZ (93.1 FM) is a radio station licensed to Glencoe, Alabama, United States. WGMZ serves the Gadsden, Alabama and Anniston, Alabama metropolitan areas. The station is owned by San Antonio-based iHeartMedia and licensed to iHM Licenses, LLC. It broadcasts a classic hits music format.[2]

History

The station was assigned the WGMZ call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on June 15, 1993.[1] Prior to that, the call letters were used in the Flint, Michigan market on several stations, notably on what is now WCRZ-FM from 1961 to 1984.

WGMZ dropped Top 40 for the Target Radio Satellite Networks adult alternative format "theLYTE".[3]

In 2006, WGMZ (Z-93.1) hired morning popular talents Rick Sisk and Dennis Deason and shifted Wild Bill Seckbach from AM to PM drive. WGMZ's primary coverage area includes Etowah and Calhoun counties (Gadsden/Anniston, AL)

References

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
  3. ^ Stark, Phyllis (July 16, 1994). "Vox Jox". Billboard. 106 (29): 84.