96.1 Norfolk

96.5 Rocks Into Norfolk

Sinclair Communications launched Classic Rock “96.5 Rocks” W243DJ Norfolk/106.1 WUSH-HD2 Poquoson VA on Friday at 12pm. Playing Rock hits from the 1970s through 2000s, the station lists Pearl Jam, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Soundgarden, Green Day, Aerosmith, Motley Crue, The Rolling Stones, The Black Keys, Pink Floyd, and Foo Fighters as core artists. The new format positions the station between Saga Communications duo of Active Rock “FM 99” 98.7 WNOR and Classic Rock “106.9 The Fox” WAFX. “96.5 Rocks” will run jockless. 96.5 W243DJ/WUSH-HD2 had previously been simulcasting Alternative “96X” 96.1 WROX Exmore. With the loss of the 96.5 signal to enhance its coverage in Norfolk and the new station playing many 90s/2000s staples, Program D...[Read More]

96X Norfolk Tweaks

Sinclair Communications Modern Rock “96X” is in the process of a musical tweak as it shifts towards a Modern Hits direction similar to the recently launched “Click” branded stations in Seattle and Dayton. Harder edged songs are out and in its place are pop crossovers from the likes of Pink, Rob Thomas, and Colbie Callait. With the musical changes, Nick Chappell will shift from afternoons to mornings replacing Mike & Bob. Mike Powers will remain with the company in an unannounced position, no word on the status of Bob Fresh. The 2:00 hour today featured: Modest Mouse – Float On Cee-Lo Green – Forget You Lifehouse – All In Plain White T’s – Rhythm Of Love Incubus – Dig The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition Foo Fighters R...[Read More]