WJQQ
WJQQ 97.1 Double Q logo.jpg
Frequency97.1 MHz
BrandingDouble Q 97.1
Programming
FormatClassic rock
AffiliationsPremiere Radio Networks
Ownership
Owner
History
First air date
September 1, 1964 (1964-09-01) (as WSFC-FM at 96.7)
Former call signs
WSFC-FM (1964–1968)
WSEK (1968–2005)
WKEQ-FM (2005)
WKEQ (2005–2016)
Former frequencies
96.7 MHz (1964–1993)
Technical information
Facility ID21624
ClassC2
ERP27,500 watts
HAAT201 meters (659 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
36°57′40″N 84°34′07″W / 36.96111°N 84.56861°W / 36.96111; -84.56861Coordinates: 36°57′40″N 84°34′07″W / 36.96111°N 84.56861°W / 36.96111; -84.56861
Links
WebcastListen Live
Website971doubleq.iheart.com

WJQQ (97.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format. Licensed to Somerset, Kentucky, United States, the station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and features programming from Premiere Radio Networks.[1]

History

The station went on the air as WSFC-FM on September 1, 1964. In 1966, the station was relaunched as WSEK-FM with a Western and country music format.[2]

In 1981, WSEK-FM switched its network affiliation to the NBC Radio Network after having been with ABC since 1969.[3]

In 1968, the station changed its call sign to WSEK. On August 9, 2005, the station changed its call sign to WKEQ-FM; on August 18, 2005, the station modified its call sign to WKEQ.

On June 1, 2016, changed its call sign to the current WJQQ, strengthening its ties to sister station WKQQ (100.1 FM) in Lexington, Kentucky.[4] [5]

References

  1. ^ "WJQQ Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "Radio Station WSEK To Go On Air Monday". Commonwealth Journal. 17 November 1966. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  3. ^ "Radio Station WSEK To Join NBC". Commonwealth Journal. 29 May 1981.
  4. ^ Venta, Lance (1 June 2016). "WKEQ Somerset Doubles Its Q". RadioInsight.com. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  5. ^ "WJQQ Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.