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The Essentials

Call Letters: WQRK
Frequency: 105.5fm
City of License: Bedford
Metro(s): Bloomington
Power: 2000 watts @ 399 feet (Class A)
Format: Oldies
Address: P.O. Box 1307, Bedford, IN 47421-1307
Address: 424 Heltonville Road, Bedford, IN 47421-9244
Phone: 812.275.7555
Ownership: Ad-Venture Media, Inc.
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


President: Dean Spencer (GM: ? - April 2005)
GM: Holly Davis (April 2005 - Current)
SM: Rebecca Godsey (May 2002 - Current)
Mornings: Sean Duncan ('The Sean Duncan Show') (6am - 10am)
Nights: Tom Kent ('The Tom Kent Show') (6pm - Midnight)
Weekends: Casey Kasem ('Casey Kasem’s American Top 40: The 70’s') (Saturday 7am - 10am)
Weekends: Tom Kent ('The Ultimate Party with Tom Kent') (Saturday 7pm - Midnight)
Weekends: Casey Kasem ('Casey Kasem’s American Top 40: The 80’s') (Sunday Noon - 4pm)
Weekends: Tom Kent ('My 70s Show with Tom Kent') (Sunday 7pm - Midnight)



President: William Quigg
GM: Dean Spencer
Chief Engineer: Vance Lockenour
MD: Bob Russell
MD: Steve Baker
News Director: Bill Silvers
Promotions Director: Lisa Brown
Mornings: Rick St. Nick (6am - 10am)
Middays: The Mike Harvey Show (7pm - 12am)
Weekends: Casey Kasem's American Top 40: The 70's (Saturday 7am - 10am)
Weekends: The Mike Harvey Show (Saturday 6pm - 12am)
Weekends: Dick Clark Presents Rewind with Gary Bryan (Sunday 9am - 1pm)
Weekends: Nina Blackwood's Absolutely 80s (Sunday 6pm - 9pm)


GSM: William Browning
SM: Russ Browning
News Director: Gary Parker
PD: Laura Duncan
PD: Mike Shannon (July 30, 2002 - ?) (From mornings at WGTO) (Also was PD for WBIW and WQRJ)
Promotions Director: Laura Duncan
Mornings: Mike Shannon (July 30, 2002 - ?) (From mornings at WGTO)
Mornings: Deb Munson (July 30, 2002 - ?) (From mornings at WGTO)
Mornings: Laura Duncan (6am - 10am)
Mornings: 'Just Andy' (6am - 10am)
Middays: Sean Duncan (10am - 2pm)
Afternoons: Rob Humphrey (2pm - 6pm)
Afternoons: Tamara Ehinger ('T.J. Ryan') (? - March 24, 2003)
Afternoons: Chris Lambert

Station History

105.5fm signed on October 1, 1975.


WBIF aired a Beautiful Music format. Indiana News network affiliate. Bedford Broadcasting Group owned WBIF.


In January 1989, Mid-America Radio Group, Inc. announced the $1 million sale of WBIW(AM) and WQRK to Ad-Venture Media, Inc. WQRK flipped to adult contemporary in 1989. In 1993, they went to classic rock.

For Further Reading...

"For the Record." Broadcasting & Cable 116, no. 5 (1989): 77.

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