WQBQ-AM 1410

Original Call Letters: WBIL

Originally Licensed: 1957  

Original City of License: Leesburg

Original Frequency: 1410

Origin of Call Letters:  

Original Power: 1,000 watts

Original Location: Corley Island Road

Original Format: Spanish

Network Affiliation(s):


1957-WBIL, Inc.
1960-Thompson K. Cassell
1964-Alpha B. Martin
1968-WYOU Radio, Inc. ($105,000)
1983-Harold Rueben
1984-Major League Broadcasting
1986-Stoehr Communications Corp.
1988-WQBQ Radio Corp. ($100,000)
1993-Hugh McComas
1999-Gateway Broadcasting and Internet, Inc  ($412,500)
2004-Rama Communications ($180,000 with WKIQ-AM 1240)
2009-Heartbeat Radio (LMA)
2010-Rama Communications
2012-Thompson Broadcasting   (LMA)
2013-All-N-One Media Group LLC   (LMA)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WBIL-1962-MOR      "We're Big In Leesburg"
WZST-1965-Modern Country  "Zest Radio-The Cleanest Spot on the Dial"
WINF-1986-Adult Contemporary/Oldies
WQBQ-1986-Adult Contemporary/Oldies ''The Voice of Lake County''
WQBQ-1990-News/Talk (Stereo)
WQBQ-1993-Traveler Info   "Welcome Radio''
WQBQ-2000-Sports     "ESPN Radio 1410" 
WQBQ-2004-Licensed/Silent (9/15)
WQBQ-2004-Traveler Information
WQBQ-2012-Licensed/Silent (1/14/12)
WQBQ-2012-Adult Standards (2/1/12)    "Enjoy Music Enjoy Life" 
WQBQ-2012-Urban AC  "Grown Folks Radio"
WQBQ-2012-Gospel   "Inspiration 1410"
WQBQ-2015-Adult Contemporary   "The Q"   "The Voice of Lake County"

WQBQ Personalities
Alberto Rojas ("El Chamo")-6AM-10AM-Rama Communications
E. J. Sanchez ("El Coyote")-6AM-10AM-Rama Communications
"El Raton" Vaquero-2PM-6PM-Rama Communications
Willie Hernandez ("El Patas De Pollo")-General Manager-Rama Communications
John P. Rojas-Sports-Rama Communications
Georgina Mendoza-Sales-Rama Communications
Jorge Luna-News-Rama Communications

Other Names In WQBQ History

Sabatta Persaud-2004-President-Rama Communications                                 

Steve January-2004-General Manager-Rama Communications

Jose Lopez-2009-General Manager-Rama Communications
Don Connelly-General Manager-WQBQ Radio Corp. 

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