Centennial Broadcasting flipped Country simulcast “B105” 104.9 WZFC Strasburg/105.5 WXBN Berryville VA to Classic Country at 5:00pm on Tuesday. Now positioned as “True Country B105“, the station is focusing on 90s Country from artists such as Alabama, Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks and George Strait. With the change afternoon host Cisqo exits. Chuck Carroll moves from middays to afternoons and Mike Evans from nights to middays. The syndicated Big D & Bubba remain in place for mornings. B105, located simultaneously at 105.5 and 104.9 FM, is redirecting its version of Country with a direction and focus that features the rich heritage of both the station group and the format. ”Serving our community and the Shenandoah Valley is our mission”, says GM and Market Manager,...[Read More]
Update 9/12: After beginning to simulcast on September 1, WXBN and WZFC have rebranded as “Big Country B105“. VARTV.com states that the station is skewing younger with a CHR style presentation. Original Report 9/1: Centennial Broadcasting has flipped Rock “105.5 The Bone” WXBN Berryville/Winchester, VA to a simulcast of sister Country “Z104.9” WZFC Strasburg. The move restores the simulcast of the two stations that existed under various formats and call letters from 1989 until September 2011, when 104.9 flipped to Country.
Update 9/19: 104.9 WZFC has flipped to Country as “Z104.9” billed as “The Shenandoah Valley’s Fresh Country”. The Bone continues on 105.5 WXBN. Original Report 9/13: Centennial Broadcasting is breaking up its Rock “104.9/105.5 The Bone” simulcast in Winchester, VA. VARTV.com first reported last week that 104.9 had begun disappearing from station logos followed by call sign changes at the pair. 104.9 Strasburg, VA is now WZFC, while 105.5 WXNB acquired 104.9’s former WXBN calls. WZFC matches Centennial’s recent registration of Z1049Country.com. 104.9 covers areas southwest of Winchester, while 105.5 serves Winchester and points east.