Radio Plus Inc. Classic Rock “96.1 TCX” WTCX Ripon WI relaunched on Monday as “95-1 & 96-1 The Rock“. The move comes with a musical shift to Mainstream Rock and the addition of a translator to serve Fond du Lac. 95.1 W236AG Fond du Lac operates with 80 watts at 8 meters and had been rebroadcasting sister AC “Sunny 97.7” WFDL-FM since Radio Plus acquired it last summer. The relaunch follows the addition of the syndicated Free Beer & Hot Wings for mornings at the beginning of 2016.
Mountain Dog Media flipped Hot AC “K107.1” WFON Fond du Lac, WI to Country “107.1 The Bull” on Monday. The new format brings a locally originating competitor to Cumulus’ “Nash-FM 99.5” WPKR Omro, which targets the nearby Appleton market as a simulcast with 104.9 WPCK Denmark/Green Bay. WFON is owned by former Wisconsin State Senator Randy Hopper along with News/Talk 1450 KFIZ. Fond du Lac’s New Country 107.1 The Bull launched at Noon on September 21, 2015, according to Randy Hopper, President of 107.1 The Bull’s parent company, Mountain Dog Media. “K107.1 was always a listener-driven station and our listeners were increasingly requesting music by artists like Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood and The Zac Brown Band,” said Hopper. “We coul...[Read More]