WVFM
CityKalamazoo, Michigan
Broadcast areaKalamazoo-Battle Creek
Frequency106.5 MHz
Branding106.5 Jack FM
Programming
FormatAdult hits
Ownership
OwnerDuke E. Wright
(Midwest Communications, Inc.)
WKZO, WTOU, WNWN, WZOX, WFAT
History
First air date
June 1964 (as WKMI-FM)
Former call signs
WKMI-FM (1964–1966)
WSEO (1966–1972)
WQLR (1972–2007)
Technical information
Facility ID20453
ClassB
ERP33,000 watts
HAAT183 meters (600 ft)
Links
WebcastListen live
Websitejack1065.com

WVFM, known simply as 106.5 Jack FM and formerly WQLR, is an adult hits outlet serving the Kalamazoo, Michigan radio market. The station's frequency is 106.5 MHz on the FM dial with an ERP of 33 kW. They are owned by Midwest Communications. WVFM 106.5 is located on a crowded Frequency across south-west lower Michigan. The station covers all of Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area, can be heard well in the Grand Rapids area, and reaches as far north and east as Lansing and Jackson. During summer months, the station can be received to Flint and Ann Arbor on occasion.

The music presented on this station leans towards classic rock much of the time, but a variety of pop music from the 1970s through the 2000s is also interspersed into the playlist.

The station previously competed with Grand Rapids' iHeartMedia-owned WSRW-FM (Star 105.7), a more traditional pop-based AC station whose 265,000-watt signal easily reaches Kalamazoo. WVFM was Kalamazoo's home of the John Tesh Radio Show, competing with Delilah on Star 105.7.

History timeline

References

  1. ^ Jack-FM Moves In Kalamazoo Radioinsight - February 24, 2021

Coordinates: 42°28′34″N 85°29′06″W / 42.476°N 85.485°W / 42.476; -85.485