95.9 Indianapolis

Indianapolis Gets More Freedom

Sports “XL 950” WXLW Indianapolis has flipped to a simulcast of sister Talk “Freedom 95.9” WFDM-FM Franklin. The Pilgrim Communications stations are now being branded together as “Freedom 95“. 95.9 WFDM-FM previously only covered the southern portions of the Indianapolis metro with its 3.4kW signal. The addition of 950 will at least give the station daytime coverage throughout the market with its 5kw daytime signal. WXLW currently operates with just 117 watts at night, with a Construction Permit that would see the drop even further to just 36 watts. “Freedom 95” carries syndicated programming around the clock including America’s Morning News, Laura Ingraham, Dave Ramsey, Sean Hannity, Michael Savage, and Mark Levin. Among the programs n...[Read More]

Even More Indianapolis Talk Changes

The chain reaction triggered by 1070 WIBC’s impending move to 93.1 FM continues to shake up the Indianapolis market. In late October, Cumulus’ FM Talker 93.9 WWFT announced plans to drop its format in favor of Christmas music. That move occurred today. However, WWFT’s programming will continue on in the Indianapolis market as Pilgrim Communication’s southern rimshot “Gold 95.9” WIAU Franklin will drop its Oldies format on Monday to become WFDM “Freedom 95.9“. WFDM will feature all of the syndicated hosts that had been heard on WWFT: Mancow, Laura Ingraham, Dave Ramsey, Sean Hannity, Michael Savage, and Mark Levin. No word on what will appear on 93.9 after the holidays, however much speculation exists towards the return of Contemporary Christi...[Read More]