Pair Of Urban Flips Coming In Illinois
Rockford and Champaign, IL will both be gaining new Urban stations in the near future.
In Rockford, Crawford Broadcasting will flip “Soul 106.3” WYRB from a simulcast of sister WSRB Chicago to a locally originated Urban format as “Power 106.3” at noon on Wednesday. WYRB will continue to air Tom Joyner in the mornings.
Down in Champaign-Urbana, SJ Broadcasting will soon be flipping Classic Alternative “93.5 The Source” WEBX. SJ Broadcasting recently announced the purchase of WEBX and its sister stations from RadioStar, Inc. SJ has registered 935Beat.com.