WKIQ-AM 1560
Inverness

Original Call Letters: WYSE

Originally Licensed: Sep. 1, 1965

Original City of License:  Inverness

Original Frequency: 1560

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 1,000 watts

Original Location: 

Original Format: Adult Contemporary


Network Affiliation(s):


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CBS
NBC
Florida Radio Network

Owner(s):

1965-Citrus Broadcasting Company
1967-Citrus Broadcasting Company (New Ownership)
1973-Fleet and Fleet, Inc.
1978-Oz Broadcasting
1984-WKIQ, Inc.
1985-Comco, Inc.
1989-WINV, Inc. (Webb Communications Group)
1997-WGUL-FM ($5,000)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WYSE
-1965-Country & Western  "The Only One to Turn To"
WYSE-1978-Talk/Country & Western    "AM 1560"
WYSE-1982-Talk/Country & Western/MOR
WKIQ-1984-Info/Talk/MOR   "1560 Q" (Stereo)
WKIQ-1985-MOR
WKIQ-1986-Big Bands
WINV-1987-Country  "Citrus County Country"
WINV-1993-Off the air
WINV-1997-Adult Standards   "The Music of Your Life"
WINV-1997-Talk   "Talk Radio AM 1560"
WINV-2007-Silent
WINV-2008-Classic Hits-Simulcast of WXOF-FM 96.3  "The Fox"
WINV-2011-Licensed/Silent  (10/9/2011)
WINV-2012-License cancelled/Calls deleted by FCC after owners returned the license
                     saying they had no plans to return the station to the air.

Names In WKIQ History
Robert D. Stoher-1984-President/General Manager-WKIQ, Inc.
John C. McFall III-1984-Station Manager-WKIQ, Inc./1985-General Manager-Comco, Inc.
Mike Jackson-1984-Program Director-WKIQ, Inc.
Betty Stoher-1984-Business Manager-WKIQ, Inc.
Chris Kelley-1984-Promotions Director-WKIQ, Inc.
Don Kristopher-1984-News Director-WKIQ, Inc.


Walter Windsor-1985-President-Comco, Inc. Biography   In Memory
Bill Donovan-1985-Program Director-Comco, Inc.
Ed Allen-1985-Chief Engineer-Comco, Inc.
Joseph Rada-1986-Station Manager-Comco, Inc.
Lisa Meadows-1986-Program Director-Comco, Inc.


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