Infobox Radio station
name = WDTR
area = [http://www.radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/pat?call=WDTR&service=FM&status=L&hours=U]
branding = Smile FM
slogan = Michigan's Positive Hits
airdate = December, 2002
frequency = 88.1
Religious; Contemporary Christian
power = 1,200
class = A
callsign_meaning = W DeTRoit
former_callsigns = WJOF (11/26/99-7/9/04)
webcast = [http://www.smile.fm/streaming/ http://www.smile.fm/streaming/]
website = [http://www.smile.fm/ http://www.smile.fm/]
WDTR is a
non-commercial, contemporary ChristianFM radio stationlicensed to broadcast on 88.1 FM in Monroe, Michiganand downriver Detroit. It is owned by Northland Community Broadcasters (aka Michigan Community Radio and Superior Communications), which is owned by Jennifer and Edward Czelada. The station broadcasts with a power of 1.2 kW, but has a construction permit to upgrade to 2.8 kW.
WDTR began broadcasting in December 2002 as WJOF and carried "Joy FM" programming from
WHYT Imlay City, Michigan. In June of 2004 it merged with the other "The Light and Joy" FM stations, which were owned by Superior Communications. The merger formed Smile FM. The call letterswere then changed to WDTR, which had previously been used for a number of years by 90.9 Detroit (currently WRCJ). Programming with local inserts originates from WLGHin Lansing.
* [http://www.michiguide.com/dials/rad-d/wdtr.html Michiguide.com - WDTR History]
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