"This article refers to the AM radio station in the Laurel-Hattiesburg,
Mississippimarket. For the radio station that formerly carried these call letters, please see WNSL."Infobox Radio Station
name = WEEZ
branding = "Rejoice 890"
airdate = 1985
frequency = 890
erp = 10,000
Watts (Daytime Only)
class = D
former_callsigns = WQIS(Q-89) |
WEEZ, carrying the on-air branding of "Rejoice 890," is an AM
Gospel Musicradio station licensed to Laurel, Mississippiserving the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Arbitronmarket.
WEEZ began as WQIS "Q-89" in 1985 when WQIS moved from 1260 khz to occupy the present transmitter tower, in Moselle, Mississippi; once occupied by sister station WNSL-FM. Q-89 was a daytime only R&B station serving Laurel and Hattiesburg; the station changed the format to
easy listeningand became "Kiss 890" in the 1990's. After Clear Channel aquired WQIS, the call letters were changed. The original WEEZ call letters were assigned to FM 99.3 as an Easy Listening/Soft Rock station operated by WAML in the 1980's. In the 1990's WEEZ changed to Gospel Musicand became known as "Gospel 99". The call letters at 99.3 mhz changed to WHER "Eagle 99" playing Classic rockfollowing the aquisition by Clear Channel.
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