FM Technical Profile: WQAH


Station Name:
Big Country 105.7
Frequency:
105.7
Format:
Country Variety
Transmitter Location:
[map] [street view] Across from Corinth Cemetery on CR-1101, several miles west of AL-157.
Power (ERP):
4.5 kW
Antenna:
Omnidirectional
Antenna HAAT:
377 feet
Other Information:
60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC.
:PS-[?] Time-[?]Text-@ PTY-[?] PI-WQAH-FM
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[Studio] Street View imagery of the studio (?) building on Chestnut Street in Hartselle.
Owner:
Abercrombie Broadcasting Inc.
History:
This station was put on the air by Alvin Abercrombie, then-owner of 1310 AM in Priceville and Abercrombie Chevrolet.  When the station signed on in 1996, it had a classic country format.  Thanks to a good transmitter location on a mountain, this Addison-licensed station puts a decent signal into Huntsville. The station had, up until the fall of 2010, been very much concentrated on older country classics, from the 50's through the 70's, plus a healthy dose of bluegrass.  A re-imaging in more recent years has the station changing from "Classic Country" to "Big Country" with a wider swath of music and more targeting of the Huntsville market.