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The Essentials

Call Letters: WQLQ
Frequency: 99.9fm
City of License: Benton Harbor, Michigan
Metro(s): South Bend
Power: 50,000 watts @ 407 feet (Class B)
Format: Country
Address: 107 Water St., Suite 204, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3451
Address: 1301 East Douglas Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545-1732
Phone: 574.233.3141
Ownership: Midwest Family Stations
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Station Personnel


GM: Bill Stanley
GSM: Tony Gazzana
OM/PD: Bill Gamble
News Director: John Hoffman
Mornings: Brooke and Jubal
Middays: Naomi Padilla
Afternoons: Jackson Blue
Nights: Shady



GM: J.P. Scherer
GM: Bob Ganzak
GM: Tom Weidle
GM: Bill Stanley
Chief Engineer: Munson U. Robinson (Deceased 25 June 2004)
GSM: Linda Bartholmey
GSM: Jeannie Miller
SM: Barb Dennison
OM: Jim Mitchell
PD: Dwight Edmonds
PD: Mason LaFayette ("Dan Mason") (Now PD at WMXC in Mobile, Alabama)
PD: Jim Miller
PD: Jim Roberts
PD: Bob Montgomery
News Director: Ray Mittan
News Director: Bob Montgomery
Promotions Director: Michele Stone
Production Director: Tommie Lee (Now afternoon news anchor at WTRC(AM)/WTRC-FM)
Mornings: John Boy & Billy (5am - 9am)
Mornings: "The Bob and Tom Show" (syndicated from WFBQ) (5am - 10am) (June 20, 2012 - October 7, 2016)
Middays: Marko (10am - 2pm)
Nights: Tommie Lee (7pm - 12am) (Now afternoon news anchor at WTRC(AM)/WTRC-FM)
Overnights: Ray Grossman (12am - 5am)


Station History

99.9fm signed on October 10, 1947.


WHFB's calls stand for "Heart of the Fruit Belt." WHFB-FM flipped to country in February 1999. Studios for both stations formerly located at 2100 Fairplain Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-6828 (Telephone: 269.925.9300). WHFB Broadcast Associates, L.P. sold WHFB-FM to Douglas Road Radio in 2012.


WHFB-FM flipped formats from Country to CHR at Noon on Tuesday October 11, 2016. The first song of the new format was "This Is What You Came For" by Calvin Harris.

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