Labor Day Weekend Format Change Rundown
Unlike the slow Memorial Day and Independence Day holiday weekends that preceded it this year, this Labor Day weekend has been back to normal levels of format change activity. Here’s a rundown of what’s taken place.
Lansing – Midwest Communications Sports “92.1 The Team” WQTX will flip to 90s Hits “Fuel 92.1” on Wednesday at 6am.
Ithaca – Saga’s 95.9 W240CB/WQNY-HD3 has flipped to Alternative “Alt 95.9” after is stunting with only music from X Ambassadors over the holiday weekend.
Denver – Entercom Oldies “Cruisin 1430” KEZW relaunches as Soft Oldies “EZ 1430“.
Portsmouth NH – Port Broadcasting’s “Classic Rock 92.1/97.1” WXEX-FM Sanford ME and 1540 WXEX/97.1 W246BP Exeter NH stunted with The History of Rock and Roll prior to flipping to 70s based Oldies as “The Seacoast Oldies Station“.
Orlando – iHeartMedia began operating Star Over Orlando’s Brazilian 810 WRSO Orlovista/93.1 W226BT Orlando/97.9 W250CE Kissimmee and has made a pair of changes. W226BT has replaced 102.5 W273CA as the FM side of Conservative Talk 540 WFLF. WRSO and W250CE have flipped to Spanish News/Talk as “Acción 97.9”
Philadelphia – Aztec Capital Partners Spanish Tropical “El Zol” 1340 WHAT/99.9 W260CZ rebranded as “Z99.9” (pronounced Zeta 99.9).
Burlington VT – Vox AM/FM Sports “ESPN 101.3” WCPV rebrands as “101.3 The Game” as it switches network affiliation from ESPN Radio to Fox Sports.