WCFI-FM 101.9
Daytona Beach

Original Call Letters: WMFJ

Originally Licensed: Nov 1, 1967

Original City of License: Daytona Beach

Original Frequency: 101.9

Origin of Call Letters: To compliment co-owned WMFJ-AM 1450 

Original Power: 25,000

Original Location: 750 Root Street

Original Format: Adult Contemporary

Network Affiliation(s):


1967-Daytona Broadcasting Inc.
1972-Walter-Weeks Broadcasting, Inc.
1980-Patten Communications, Inc. (Co-owned with WNJY-FM 94.3 Rivera Beach-West Palm Beach)
1982-Abell Communications Corporation
1984-S & F Communications, Inc.  
1985-Duffy Broadcasting, Inc. ($7.35 million)
1987-Beasley-Reed Broadcasting, Inc. ($9.2 million)
1996-Chancellor Broadcasting Corporation  
1997-Chancellor Media Corporation
1999-AMFM Broadcasting, Inc.
2001-Clear Channel Communications Corporation
2001-Infinity Broadcasting, Incorporated
2005-CBS Radio, Inc.

History Of  Call Letters and Formats:

WMFJ-1967-Beautiful Music (Automated-Drake-Chenault)  “Stereo 102”
WQXQ-1973-Automated AOR  (Drake-Chenault)  “Q 102”
WQXQ-1976-Automated Top 40  “Q 102”
WDOQ-1980-Top 40  “Q 102”
WCFI-1984 -Adult Contemporary  (Tran-Star Satellite)  “Central Florida’s I- 4 101.9 FM”
WCFI-1985-Adult Contemporary (Tran-Star Satellite)  “Sunny 102”
WORZ-1986-Classic Rock   “The Rock You Grew Up With“   “Z 102”
WJHM-1988-Urban Contemporary/Hip Hop   “Jamlando‘s 102 JAMZ”

WCFI History 
Thanks to Marc Tyll for this history of WCFI.
WCFI-FM began as Daytona’s sleepy-time beautiful music station known as WMFJ-FM “Stereo 102”. In 1984 and the hit music that had been so popular for so many years was replaced with Tran-Star’s Satellite adult contemporary music network. The heritage Q 102 moniker was also replaced, becoming “Central Florida’s I-4, 101.9 FM” in an effort to attract listeners traveling the I-4 corridor between Daytona Beach and Orlando. The new “I-4” was patterned similarly after Miami’s CHR formatted “I-95” WINZ-FM with the exception of being an adult contemporary station instead of CHR or top 40. A year later the name was shortened to “Sunny 102”. Toward the end of 1985, Aurbach suddenly fell ill and passed away unexpectedly. S & F Communications sold WCFI to Duffy Broadcasting, Inc. Under Duffy management, the adult contemporary format was replaced with classic rock under a new set of call letters, WORZ-FM 101.9

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