Thunder Country Rolls In Eastern Tennessee

Thunder Country 104.7 WLNQ 92.9 WNPC 92.3 Morristown Newport White PineBristol Broadcasting has completed its move of the former 92.9 WNPC-FM Newport, TN to 104.7 in White Pine/Morristown, TN.

Now WLNQ, the station has been testing with all Kenny Chesney but will soon debut as “Thunder Country 104.7” serving the Smokey Mountain area in between Knoxville and Kingsport.

The previous WNPC Country format targeting Newport moved to what was Southern Gospel 1060 WGGQ and its 92.3 W22AN translator in December 2011.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of 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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