FM Technical Profile: WMEZ

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Station Name:
Soft Rock 94.1
Easy Listening.
Transmitter Location:
[map] [street view] South of I-10 exit 53, south of Patterson Road.  Co-located with WPMI-DT, WSRE-DT, WDPM-DT and WMPV-DT; FM stations WRGV, WTKX and WXBM.
AUX: [map] [street view] West of Gonzalez, Florida, near the intersection of Muscogee Road, Jack Branch Road and CR-97.
Power (ERP):
77 kW.
Antenna HAAT:
1,601 feet.
Other Information:
60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC.
PS-94.1 WMEZ Today's Soft Rock WMEZ FM
Song Title - Artist
PTY-Classic Rock

AUX: 34.7 kW @ 528 feet HAAT. 60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC.
More Information:
[Picture] Screenshot of RDS text display on a Sony Bluetooth portable headset, showing Radio Text field.
[EZ 94] A tribute station playing the easy listening that WMEZ played years ago, along with authentic historic liners and IDs.

[Studio] Street View imagery of the Cumulus Pensacola stations' studios off Marcus Pointe Boulevard in the Brent community.
Since the late 50's this station has been an independent easy listening outlet, with the called WPEX, later changed to WMEZ. Station was owned by a F T C Brewer Company, a local stereo dealer who used the station to promote the sale of upscale sound equipment. For much of the 80's and 90's was a sister station to WBSR AM. Was a "Schulke" beautiful music station during the height of that format's success. Went to easy listening vocals in the early 90's. Now calls itself Soft Rock 94.1 with call letters rarely mentioned. Licensed to Pensacola, this station enjoys much higher ratings there than in Mobile, though it's transmitter site is in Baldwin County.
In 2004 the 1800 foot tower that held WPMI-TV, WHBR-TV, WJLQ-FM, WKSJ-FM, WBLX-FM and WYOK-FM fell during Hurricane Ivan.  The stations later relocated to alternate tower facilities.  Due to the significant time this station spent off the air, its ratings suffered greatly in the following years.
In May 2012 it was announced that longtime owner Pamal had agreed to sell their Pensacola cluster, including WMEZ, to Cumulus.