The University of Michigan’s Public News/Talk “Michigan Radio” has expanded its coverage with the addition of a simulcast on 91.3 WRSX Port Huron. WRSX is the former WSGR-FM, which was donated by St. Clair County Community College to St. Clair Regional Educational Service Agency after the station first requested to have its license deleted. The Port Huron Times Herald reports that RESA intends to have its digital media technology students become on-air hosts in the future with the Michigan Radio programming filling out its schedule. Michigan Radio is based at 91.7 WUOM Ann Arbor and is also heard on 91.1 WFUM Flint and 104.1 WVGR Grand Rapids. Michigan Radio can now be heard in the Port Huron region on 91.3 FM, WRSX. In a unique partnership with the St. Clair County Regio...[Read More]
Last week Clair County Community College abruptly shut down 91.3 WSGR-FM Port Huron MI and requested that the FCC delete its license, which it did earlier this week. The school had shut down its broadcasting program four years due to low interest and station manager Dale Merrill resigned in late November. The school released the following statement about the shutdown of the station. After careful evaluation, St. Clair County Community College has discontinued radio station 91.3 WSGR. The original purpose for the radio station was to provide students in the broadcasting degree program with on-air practicum experience. Due to low interest and enrollment, the broadcasting program concluded four (4) years ago. Without the academic program in place, the radio operation was phased into a student...[Read More]
1450 WHLS Port Huron/1580 WHLX Marine City/105.5 W288BT St. Clair, MI made their flip from Classic Hits “The Cruise” to an Active Rock/Alternative hybrid “Rock 105.5” this morning. Billed as “Port Huron’s Alternative”, the new format will give Blackburn Radio’s “K106.3” CHKS-FM Sarnia, ON a competitor on the American side of the border. Original Report 4/15: Radio First Classic Hits “The Cruise” 1450 WHLS Port Huron/1580 WHLX Marine City/105.5 W288BT St. Clair, MI is promoting a format change for Monday, April 20 at 10:55am. At that time the station will flip to “Rock 105.5” with the FM translator becoming the primary brand. Rock1055.com was registered by Radio First on March 30 for the stations.