Altamonte Springs

Original Call Letters: WGNZ

Originally Licensed: 1984 

Original City of  License: Titusville                             

Original Frequency: 650

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 10,000 watts daytime

Original Location: 

Original Format: Hot Talk

Translator: W288CJ-FM 101.5-Oviedo

Network Affiliation(s):


1986-Floyco, Inc.
2000-James Crystal Orlando, Inc.
2003-JCE Licenses, LLC
2004-Foster Sports (LMA)
2006-Salem Communications Corp (Station swap-value set in excess of $6 million)
2008-SCA License Corporation
2017-Caron Broadcasting, Inc. (Subsidiary of Salem Communications Corporation)
2019-JVC Media ($900,000)

History Of  Call Letters and Formats:

WGNZ-1984-Construction Permit
WORL-1973-Big Bands
WORL-2004-Sports Talk  "WORL 660 The Fan"
WORL-2008-News/Talk   "News Talk 660   "News Opinion Passion"
WDYZ-2019-Hot Talk   "Florida Man Radio"
WDYZ-2023-Sports  "ESPN Orlando 660"

WDYZ History 
JVC Media of Florida continues its rapid growth with the planned launch of the awesomely named “Florida Man Radio” on 660 AM and 105.5 FM, serving the fine citizens of Orlando. The platform for this new Talk format is WORL-AM/Altamonte Springs, FL and translator W288CJ (the former home of Conservative Talk The Answer), which JVC is acquiring from Salem Media Group. For its part, Salem has moved The Answer up the dial to 990.As part of the deal, JVC and Salem have also swapped call letters-660/105.5 Florida Man Radio-now WDYZ-will formally launch in early September 2019 with a live press conference from the JVC Orlando studios, hosted by the on-air staff: longtime Orlando talk legend Shannon Burke, the syndicated Bubba the Love Sponge Clem, radio veteran Scott Ledger and attorney Justin Clark.

ESPN 660 Orlando    2-9-23

JVC Broadcasting announces the flip of WDYZ-AM 660, Orlando from a simulcast of its “Florida Man Radio” talk format to sports talk as “ESPN 660 – Orlando Sports Radio.” The station is airing ESPN Radio programming including “Keyshawn, JWill & Max” and “Greeny” in late mornings. It will also air sports play-by-play and the Daytona 500 on February 19. 

Names In WDYZ ESPN History

Keyshawn (Keyshawn Johnson)-2023-co-host-"Keyshawn, JWill & Max"-6AM-10AM-JVC Media

JWill (Jay Williams)-2023-co-host-"Keyshawn, JWill & Max"-6AM-10AM-JVC Media

Max (Max Kellerman)-2023-co-host-"Keyshawn, JWill & Max"-6AM-10AM-JVC Media

“Greeny” (Mike Greenberg) from 10am-12pm.

"BK"Brandon Kiley-2023-"BK & Ferrario"-11AM-2PM-JVC Media

(Alex) "Ferrario"-2023-"BK & Ferrario"-11AM-2PM-JVC Media

Joe (Fortenbaugh)-2023-"Joe & Amber"-7PM-9PM-JVC Media

Amber (Amber Wilson)-2023-"Joe & Amber"-7PM-9PM-JVC Media

Freddie (D. Coleman)-2023-"Freddie and Fitzsimmons"-11PM-2AM-JVC Media

(Ian) Fitzsimmons-2023-"Freddie and Fitzsimmons"-11PM-2AM-JVC Media

Jay Reynolds-2023-"SportsCenter All Night"-2AM-6AM-JVC Media

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