FM Technical Profile: WQSI
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- Station Name:
- FM Talk 93.9
About a half mile south of US-29 and CR-47 in the Davisville
Community of Macon County, along the east side of US-29.
- Power (ERP):
- 12.5 kW
- Antenna HAAT:
- 472 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
PS-THE TIGER NOW ON 95.9
Text-FM Talk 939
- More Information:
- This station
started off at 100.9 MHz and featured Adult Contemporary and Oldies
with WQSI calls.. When WALX in Selma upped its power to 50kW, this
station applied for the frequency change to 94.1 MHz. It was granted
but (supposedly) the owners couldn't afford the transmitter
adjustments to switch frequencies and went dark for over 10 years
before finally returning to the air as WSFU. In June 2003, the
station changed back to its original calls, WQSI. In the fall of
2003 the station went dark again after being bought by the owners of
WACQ-AM in Tallasee. A billboard in front of the WACQ studios
mentions "South 94.1" coming soon during the Fall of 2003. In
December 2003, the station finally comes on the air with a Classic
Country format and the "South 94.1" slogan.
- Early 2004 has this
station applying for a move to 93.9, to try to escape short spacing
issues during a coverage upgrade. The target for a channel move is
September 1st. The
station finally finished its move to 93.9 in on November 1st.
It retains the same calls and format, now as "South 93.9". For a
while, a translator on the same channel in Montgomery wasn't shut
off, mixing hip hop music and country on the same channel in the
- In mid
December 2005 the station changed slogans to "93.9 The Eagle" with
the same calls and format. In the early summer of 2006 the station
began tweaking their format, adding more new country along with the
classic country. That apparently didn't last, as the station
is reported in May 2009 to be back to (mostly) classic country.
- In early
July 2010 it was announced that Tiger Communications would be
swapping frequencies of their two properties, moving the "Tiger"
Alternative Rock format to 93.9 and the Classic Country "Eagle" to
95.9. The swap happened on the 12th of July,
2010. Just before the swap, the classic country began showing
up on Montgomery-area translator DW296AI at 107.1 MHz.
In early May 2020, the stations again swapped formats and calls,
bringing the WQSI calls back to this frequency, along with the Talk
format that replaced Classic Country several years ago.