104.9 Gainesville

All 80s LPFM In Gainesville Moves Format To 104.9 WYGC

Despite being promoted to originally take place in March, JVC Media’s 104.9 WYGC High Springs/Gainesville FL finally made its flip to 1980s Hits “Y105” at 12pm today. WYGC takes the format and staff that had been heard on Radio Gainesville’s 103.3 WGVR-LP as “Sunny Radio 103.3“, “Hit Radio 103.3“, and “Z103.3” over the past year. The LPFM is now Oldies “Oldies 103.3“. Original Report 3/2: JVC Media’s 104.9 WYGC High Springs/Gainesville FL will flip to 1980s Hits on Monday, March 19. WYGC, which quietly dropping its “Talk of Gainesville” format late last year to simulcast sister Hot AC “Q92.9” WMFQ Ocala, will assume the format currently heard on Radio Gainesville’s “Z103.3̶...[Read More]

JVC Broadcasting Launches Talk Of Gainesville

JVC Media will launch News/Talk “104.9 The Talk Of Gainesville” WYGC High Springs/Gainesville FL on Thursday, August 4. WYGC has been simulcasting Classic Hits “100.9 Wow-FM” WXJZ Gainesville since the format moved to the stronger in-market 100.9 signal in May. The only programming announced for the station are the syndicated Imus In The Morning and Fox News Radio’s Brian Kilmeade & Friends in middays. The Class A rimshot will go up against Entercom’s Class C2 incumbent “97.3 The Sky” WSKY-FM and MARC Radio’s “Newsradio 980” WDVH for the News/Talk audience in Gainesville. JVC Media of Florida, one of the leading independent and locally owned radio broadcasters in the country, announces a new News and Information format ...[Read More]

104.9 WOW-FM Gainesville Moves To 100.9

JVC Media has moved Classic Hits “104.9 Wow-FM” WYGC High Springs FL to the 100.9 signal that had been home to Soft AC “Smooth-FM” WXJZ Gainesville. The move gets the Classic Hits format off the rimshot signal of 104.9 and to the stronger in Gainesville 100.9. Despite the poor signal in Gainesville and non-existent signal in the Ocala half of the market, Wow-FM’s 1.1 share in the Fall 2015 Nielsen Audio ratings over-performed WXJZ’s 0.8 share. WXJZ had returned to the “Smooth-FM” brand in September 2015 following a run as Dance CHR “Party-FM“. No word yet on what will come to 104.9 following the transitional period, but it wouldn’t be a shock to see WYGC return to the simulcast of sister “My Country 102.3” WTRS D...[Read More]

JVC Media Acquires Gainesville/Ocala Cluster

JVC Media, owners of four radio stations on Long Island, have agreed to purchase Asterisk Communications five stations in the Gainesville and Ocala markets in Florida. The stations involved in the sale are Hot AC “92Q” 92.9 WMFQ Ocala, Talk “99.5 The Star” WBXY La Crosse, Smooth AC “100.9 Smooth FM” WXJZ Gainesville, “Thunder Country 102.3” WTRS Dunnellon, and Sports “105 The Game” 104.9 WYGC High Springs. Financial terms of the sale were not yet disclosed. JVC headed by John Caracciolo and Vic “The Latino” Canales own Country “My Country 96.1” WJVC, Spanish “98.5 La Fiesta” WBON, Classic Rock 103.9 WRCN, and Dance “Party 105.3” WPTY in the Long Island, NY market along with Long Isla...[Read More]