WQAH-FM

WQAH-FM

Infobox Radio station
name = WQAH-FM


city = Addison, Alabama
area = Huntsville, Alabama
branding = "Pure Country"
slogan = "Pure country, pure bluegrass, pure excitement"
airdate = March 10, 1999
frequency = 105.7 MHz
format = Country/Bluegrass
erp = 6000 watts
haat = 100 meters (328 feet)
class = A
facility_id = 48737
coordinates = coord|34|18|19|N|87|04|24|W|
callsign_meaning =
former_callsigns = WYAM-FM, WQAH
owner = Abercrombie Broadcasting Company
licensee =
sister_stations = WQAH (AM)
webcast = [http://www.wqah.com/streaming.asx Listen Live]
website = http://www.wqah.com/
affiliations =

WQAH-FM (105.7 FM, "Pure Country") is a country music and bluegrass formatted radio station licensed to Addison, Alabama, that serves Decatur, Alabama, and the western portion of the Huntsville, Alabama, market.cite web |title=Station Information Profile |work=Arbitron |url=http://www.arbitron.com/]

The station has held the current WQAH-FM call letters as assigned by the Federal Communications Commission since September 7, 2001.cite web |url=http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/call_hist.pl?Facility_id=48737 |title=WQAH FM Call Sign History |work=FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database] Before this it was known by the WYAM-FM call sign from October 25, 1996 to August 31, 2001. During the five day gap between these call signs this station was simply WQAH until a co-owned AM station was flipped from WJRA to WQAH on September 7, 2001.cite web |url=http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/call_hist.pl?Facility_id=290 |title=WQAH AM Call Sign History |work=FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database]

Personalities

Notable local personalities on WQAH-FM include Mark Donovan, J.T., and Carol Lynn, recipient of the 2006 Alabama Country and Gospel Music Association Award for Radio Personality of the Year. [cite news |url=http://www.acgma.com/News%20Letter.htm |title=Newsletter - February 2006 |work=Alabama Country & Gospel Music Association |date=2006-02-01 |quote=Special Awards will be presented to the following Alabama natives: Mark Narmore– Songwriter-2005 Song of the year- “That’s What I Love About Sunday”; “Twice Robin”, 2006 Gospel Duo of the Year; Jerry Bridges, 2006 Musician of the Year– 25 years with Waylon Jennings; Carol Lynn, 2006 Radio Personality of the Year—105.7FM Hartselle [...] |accessdate= 2007-12-30]

References

External links

* [http://www.wqah.com/ WQAH-FM official website]
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