WLAW

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WWSN
CityNewaygo, Michigan
Broadcast areaMuskegon, Michigan
BrandingSunny 92.5
Frequency92.5 MHz
First air dateJuly 29, 2005 (as WKOQ)
FormatAdult contemporary
ERP2,250 watts
HAAT165 meters
ClassA
Facility ID89477
Callsign meaningW W SuNny
Former callsignsWKOQ (8/15/05-5/8/06)
WODJ-FM (7/18/05-8/15/05)
WODJ (12/15/04-7/18/05)
OwnerCumulus Media
(Radio License Holding CBC, LLC)
Sister stationsWLCS, WQGA, WVIB, WWSN
WebcastListen Live
Websitesunnymuskegon.com

WWSN (92.5 FM), known as "Sunny 92.5", is a radio station located in Newaygo, Michigan, owned by Cumulus Media. It transmits on a frequency of 92.5 Megahertz. From 2006 to 2019, the format has been country music as WLAW.

Before playing its previous country format, the frequency was used to simulcast sister stations WKLQ and WLAV.

The station's transmitter is located on the same tower as sister station WHTS. The tower is owned by WZZM-TV.

The WLAW call letters originally stood for the city of Lawrence in Massachusetts. WLAW first went on the air on December 19, 1937, at 680 on the AM dial. It was owned and operated by Hildreth and Rogers, publishers of the Lawrence Daily Eagle and Evening Tribune.[1] The owners also acquired an FM station: WLAW-FM was officially dedicated on November 10, 1947.[2] WLAW opened a Boston studio on Tremont Street in the theater district in the early 1940s.[3] In mid-1951, WLAW and WLAW-FM moved to new studios at the Hotel Bradford in Boston.[4] In June 1953, WLAW and WLAW-FM ceased to exist in the Boston market, having been sold to WNAC in May.[5]

On August 15, 2014, WLAW became one of the first stations to join the "Nash Icon" network as 92.5 Nash Icon. With the change, 92.5 kept part of the classic country artists, but added more music from newer country artists.

Om April 1, 2019 WLAW and its "Nash Icon" country format moved to 97.5 FM Whitehall, swapping frequencies with adult contemporary-formatted WWSN, which moved to 92.5 FM Newaygo.[6]

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters WLAW originally were assigned to an AM station located in Lawrence, Massachusetts that went on the air in 1937.[7]

Former logos[edit]

Former logo

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1000 New Watts." Broadcasting Magazine, December 15, 1937, p. 76.
  2. ^ "WLAW-FM Takes the Air." Broadcasting Magazine, November 17, 1947, p. 54.
  3. ^ "WLAW Studios." Broadcasting Magazine, June 11, 1951, p. 39.
  4. ^ "Modification of License." Broadcasting Magazine, July 2, 1951, p. 81.
  5. ^ "Ownership Changes." Broadcasting Magazine, May 18, 1953, p. 97.
  6. ^ WLAW & WWSN to Trade Places Radioinsight - March 29, 2019
  7. ^ "WLAW-FM Takes the Air On 93.7 mc at Lawrence" (PDF). Broadcasting. November 17, 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014.

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Coordinates: 43°18′36″N 85°54′47″W / 43.310°N 85.913°W / 43.310; -85.913