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WOZI
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City of license Presque Isle, Maine
Broadcast area Aroostook County, Maine
Branding 102 The Rock
Frequency 101.9 MHz
First air date 1980
Format Classic Rock
ERP 7,900 watts
HAAT 368 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 41007
Callsign meaning OZ (like the Wizard of Oz) I (needed a 4th letter per F.C.C. regulations)
Former callsigns WELF
Owner Citadel Broadcasting
Sister stations WBPW, WQHR
Website 102therock.com

WOZI is an American radio station in Presque Isle, Maine. It is a Classic rock formatted station owned by Citadel Broadcasting.

History

Originally on 101.7 MHz as a sister station to WOZW AM 710 (would become WREM and in 2007 part of the Channel X Radio network. Radio pioneer Allan Weiner bought the station and the call letters WOZI and moved it to 101.9 in 1998. Also, the transmitter was moved from Parkhurst Hill in Presque Isle to Mars Hill, Maine on the same tower the houses WQHR and WAGM-TV.

The summer of 1980; the radio/television guide/directory which was published weekly in the Bangor Daily News listed WOZI FM 101.7 as a on the air 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contemporary country music in stereo with CBS news on the hour. Featuring Mel Rich, Buckey West, Christopher T, Susan Rand, Chico "The Midnight Rambler", Mr. Tim, Altimeter Al and Wild Sally McKenzie. Special programing includes: God's Country on Sunday mornings from 7-10 with Randy Meyer; Uncle Fred's Plain Ole Talk Show Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., and the CBS Mystery Theater Monday through Friday at 10 p.m. This was the stations original line-up. Before the current music format, WOZI had a Country Music format. WOZI was aka "Your Golden Road to Country".

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