WFKS-FM  99.9

Original Call Letters: WIYD

Originally Licensed: Dec 13, 1973

Original City of License: Palatka

Original Frequency: 99.9

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 100,000 Watts 

Original Location:

Original Format: Soft Rock

Network Affiliation(s):


Hall Communications Company
1982-Carl Como Tutera and Ron Samuels
1986-Norman S. Drubner 
1986-Heritage Broadcast Group ($8.5 million)
1993-Ronette Communications Corp.
1994-Daytona Beach Broadcasting 
1996-Randa broadcasting ($6.5 million with WWRR-FM, Brunswick, GA)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WIYD-1973-Beautiful Music
WNFY-1982-Top 40  "Y100"
WNFI-1983-Churban  "I-100"   "The New 99.9"  "Kiss 99.9" 
WNFI-1983-Top 40  "I-100"   "The New 99.9"  "Kiss FM"
WFKS-1992-80's, 90's and Today  "99.9 Kiss FM"
WFKS-1994-Top 40   "Kiss FM"
WGNE-2000-Country "99 Frog"  (moved from 98.1)
WGNE-2005-Country "Froggy 99.9" (moved to Jacksonville)

Names In WFKS History

J.R. (Joe Rupp)-1988-Heritage Broadcast Group
Ed LaComb-1993-Ronette Communications Corp.

Michael Loures-1994-Vice President/General Manager-Daytona Beach Broadcasting

Kris Earl Phillips-1994-Program Director/Afternoons-Daytona Beach Broadcasting Biography      In Memory

Debra Hall-1994-Host of "Hall Pass" a talk show for teen girls-8PM-Midnight-Daytona Beach Broadcasting

Mandy-1994-Daytona Beach Broadcasting 
Tony Q. Foxx-1994-Daytona Beach Broadcasting

Bruce Cherry-1995-2000-Program Director/Afternoons-Randa broadcasting                                          

Kimm Marie Gillem-Randa broadcasting  

Lu Valentino

JJ Duling

Mark Ross and Mindy-Morning hosts   

Big John-Host of "Big Talk With Big John"   Biography      In Memory          

Dave Kelly 

Scott Harris Biography   In Memory

Kathryn Adkins  Biography

Rich Stevens-Program director

Jim Davis
Simone Rowson

Kelly Ray

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