Memorial Day Weekend Format Change Rundown

Sweet 98.5 98 Q98.5 KQKQ Omaha Pat JTAs with every holiday weekend in the summer, Memorial Day is known for its plethora of format changes across the country and this year was no exception with most action coming on FM translators. Here’s a rundown of every change we’ve logged this weekend:

Lenoir NC – 1340 WJRI/100.5 W263CP Lenoir NC drops News/Talk for Soft Oldies “Just Right Radio“.

Nashville – Country 1010 WHIN/100.7 W264CR Gallatin flips to Adult Hits.

Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport – Bristol Broadcasting flips Talk 980 WFHG/105.3 W287CF to Urban105.3 The Beat” WWTB.

Tallahassee – iHeartMedia Hot AC “105.3 My-FM” 1270 WTLY/105.3 W287CO shifts to Urban105.3 The Beat“.

Detroit – iHeartMedia Rock “106.7 The D” WDTW-FM flipped to Variety Hits.

Jacksonville – iHeartMedia Variety Hits “Jacksonville’s 107.3” WWJK Green Cove Springs rebranded for the second time in two months as “107.3 The River“.

Nashville – Cromwell Group Gospel “102.1 The Light” W271AB Nashville/WPRT-HD2 Pegram flipped to Urban Oldies102.1 The Ville“.

Omaha – NRG Media Hot AC “Q98.5” KQKQ-FM reverted to its heritage “Sweet 98.5” moniker.

St. Louis – iHeartMedia flipped Christian ACUp! 103.7” W279AQ Mascoutah IL/KLOU-HD2 St. Louis to Urban AC “Majic 103.7

MiamiiHeartMedia launched Classic Hip-Hop “PK’s Throwback 105.5” W288DD Tamarac FL/103.5 WMIB-HD3 Miami

Grand JunctionMBC Grand Broadcasting launched Oldies “95.5 The Monkey” K238BK/100.7 KKVT-HD2 Grand Junction.

OrlandoJVC Broadcasting launched Rock “Bud 94.1” W231CT Orlando /WOTW-HD2 Windermere FL.

Austin – iHeartMedia flipped Alternative “103.1 iHeart Austin” K276EL/98.1 KVET-HD2 Austin TX to Spanish CHRTu 103.1“.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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