93.5 Roanoke

Mix 93.5 Debuts In Roanoke

WSNV has completed its stunting and flips to Hot AC “Mix 93.5“. Positioned as “Roanoke’s Best Variety”, the new format flanks sister Rhythmic CHR 104.9 WJJS against Mel Wheeler Inc. CHR “K92” WXLK. Original Report 12/28: iHeartMedia is prepping a new format for Classic Hits “Sunny 93.5” WSNV Salem/Roanoke VA. The new format will debut on Tuesday, January 3 at 10:00am. Until then the station is running hour-long format blocks and asking listeners to vote for a new format on the website of sister Rhythmic CHR 104.9 WJJS. WSNV registered a 3.3 share in the Spring 2016 Nielsen Audio ratings. Its format included some overlap with sister Variety Hits “106.1 Steve-FM” Vinton. Lynchburg Radio Group’s “Oldies 103.9/106.9&...[Read More]

2016 Post-Christmas Format Change Rundown/Watchlist

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Roanoke/Lynchburg Signal Swap

Update 12/14: VARTV.com confirms our report and expands on it. Classic Country WZBL “The Bull” will move from 104.9 to 106.1 as we reported yesterday. Additionally, CHR WJJS/WJJX will move from 106.1 and 101.7 to 104.9 and 102.7 and AC WSNV “Sunny 93.5” shifts its Lynchburg simulcast from 102.7 WSNZ to 101.7. Clear Channel has placed 93.5, 101.7, and 106.1 into a trust and will need to spin those frequencies off as part of its privatization plan. Original Post 12/13: Is Clear Channel planning a signal swap in Southwest Virginia? A recent domain registration 1061thebull.com redirects users to 1049thebull.com, the website of Classic Country WZBL. 106.1 is currently CHR “Jammin JJS” WJJS Vinton which simulcasts on 101.7 WJJX Lynchburg, however the Class C2 ...[Read More]