FM Technical Profile: WGMZ
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- Station Name:
- Z 93.1
- Classic Rock
North of CR-64, just west of Colvin Gap, east of Glencoe.
- Power (ERP):
- 1.65 kW
- Antenna HAAT:
- 620 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Street View imagery of the old WQEN studios off Rainbow Highway, now
home to iHeartMedia's WGMZ and WAAX.
- A company called
Appalachian Broadcasting Company filed for this frequency back in
1992, as WZJV, licensed to Glencoe near Gadsden. The station went
through a few minor changes before finally coming on the air in late
1993 as WGMZ. The format was a mix of beautiful music and
middle-of-the-road oldies, an unusual format for a station of the
era. In 1999 the station was sold to Clear Channel, who flipped
the station to its current format of classic rock.