1300 Terre Haute

WIBQ Terre Haute Completes Move

Update 5/13: The final step of Midwest’s move of News/Talk WIBQ is now complete as the format and call letters have shifted to the new 1230 signal. Midwest has not yet turned in the license for what is now 1300 WYGJ Terre Haute, but has taken the signal silent. Update 4/3: Midwest launched AC 98.5 WBOW today. Branded as “The Wabash Valley’s Best Variety”, the station is running jockless at launch. The WIBQ calls and Talk format have moved to 1300 for now until the acquisition of 1230 is finalized. The station is also simulcasting on sister 1440 WPRS Paris, IL. That station had been running a Country format branded as “Paris Country“. Update 3/11: There will be another step in Midwest’s coming revamp of its Terre Haute cluster. Midwest has agreed to...[Read More]

X Marks The Spot In Terre Haute

Update 6/13: 95.9 WWSY made the long awaited change to Modern Rock this morning as it rebranded not as “The Edge” but as “X 95.9“. New WXXR call letters are already in place. Bill Cain will host “The Morning X” followed by Mojo’s “Rock & Roll Sideshow” in middays and Amber Lee at night. Afternoons will be filled in the near future. Original Report 5/10: Last month Midwest Communications agreed to purchase “ESPN Sports Radio” 1300 WBOW and AC 102.7 WBOW-FM Terre Haute from Crossroads Communications for $1.3 Million. The acquisition will lead to a pair of format changes in the cluster. 1300 has been simulcasting 92.7 WSDM and will be unable to continue to do so. The registrations of Fox1300.com and FoxSports1300.com by Mi...[Read More]