103.9 Monterey

Classic Hits Q103.9 Debuts In Monterey

Update 9/5: Mount Wilson FM has closed on their purchase of Soft AC “B103.9” KBOQ Seaside/Monterey from Mapleton Communications and flipped the station this morning to Classic Hits “Q103.9“. The move brings the Classic Hits format back to the market for the first time since now-sister 97.9 KYZZ flipped to Sports in 2012. The new format is focusing on music from the mid-1960s through mid-1980s. Original Report 7/16: When Mount Wilson FM Broadcasters closes on its purchase of Soft AC “B103.9” KBOQ Seaside/Monterey as part of the three-way swap involving Buckley Broadcasting and Mapleton Communications it appears the a new format will debut. Mount Wilson has registered Q1039TheHits.com for KBOQ. A CHR format would compete with Clear Channel’s market l...[Read More]

Classical Gives Way To Classics In Monterey

Mapleton Communications has dropped Classical Music on “K-Bach” 103.9 KBOQ Seaside/Monterey, CA. In its place the station has shifted to Soft AC/Oldies as “B103.9“. The new station is billed as “Songs You Remember” and is featuring John Tesh in mornings. Here is a sample hour of the station from 12pm today: Rupert Holmes – Escape (The Pina Colada Song) Sixpence None The Richer – Kiss Me Toto – Africa The Beatles – We Can Work It Out Earth, Wind & Fire – That’s The Way Of The World Luther Vandross – Always And Forever The Beach Boys – Kokomo Michael Jackson – I Just Can’t Stop Loving You Frankie Valli – My Eyes Adored You Sugar Ray – Someday Wham! – Careless Whisper The Sup...[Read More]