Energy 102.3 Debuts In Peoria

Energy 102.3 WDQX Peoria Max-FM Max MaxFM Rocks

Update 10/16: WDQX made the flip to CHR “Energy 102.3” as announced at 9:00am.

The station is launching with a “10,000 songs in-a-row or $10,000” contest. Listen to the launch of Energy 102.3 at

The first five songs on “Energy 102.3” were:
Ariana Grande – Break Free
Mr. Probz – Waves
Eminem – Lose Yourself
Calvin Harris – Summer
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off

Original Report 10/15: Alpha Media continues to be busy on the format change front this week.

Active Rock “102.3 Max-FM” WDQX Morton/Peoria will flip to CHR “Energy 102.3” on Thursday, October 16 at 9:00am. The new format will give Peoria its third CHR as it joins Advanced Media Partners “98.5 Kiss-FM” WPIA and Cumulus’ Rhythmic CHR “Power 92.3” WZPW.

In making the announcement, Max-FM afternoon host Mike ‘Stech’ Stechman stated he will move to nights on sister Classic Hits “93.3 The Drive” WPBG.

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  1. They must have spent a lot of time listening to Energy 106.9 in Milwaukee because it sounds basically the same.

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