Hits 99.7 Champaign-Urbana Debuts

Hits 99.7 Champaign Urbana Q96 WQQB Extra 92.1 Saga
Saga Communications has launched CHR “Hits 99.7” W259BG/100.3 WIXY-HD3 Champaign, IL.

The station is launching jockless and commercial-free going up against SJ Broadcasting’s “Q96” WQQB for the CHR audience in the home of the University of Illinois.

The translator has previously been Rock “Extra 92.1/99.7” which continues to broadcast on 92.1 W221CK/WIXY-HD2. Saga also owns Variety Hits “92.5 The Chief” WCFF, Adult CHR “Mix 94.5” WLRW, “True Oldies 97.9” W250BL/WLRW-HD2 Classic Country 99.1 WYXY, and Country 100.3 WIXY in the Champaign-Urbana market.

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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.


  1. Saga also operates 97.9 True Oldies (W250BL/WLRW-HD2 – http://www.979trueoldies.com) in Champaign/Urbana.

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