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WRDZ-FM
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City of license Plainfield, Indiana
Broadcast area Indianapolis
Slogan Radio Disney 98.3FM
Frequency 98.3 MHz
Format Childrens Radio
ERP 3,000 watts
HAAT 91.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 54705
Transmitter coordinates 39°45′33″N 86°22′30″W / 39.75917°N 86.375°W / 39.75917; -86.375Coordinates: 39°45′33″N 86°22′30″W / 39.75917°N 86.375°W / 39.75917; -86.375
Callsign meaning We're Radio DiZney
Former callsigns WART, WART-FM, WXIR, WRDZ-FM
Affiliations Radio Disney
Owner The Walt Disney Company
Website radiodisney.com

WRDZ-FM (98.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Childrens Radio format.Licensed to Plainfield, Indiana, USA, the station serves the Indianapolis area. The station is currently owned by The Walt Disney Company, and features programing from Radio Disney.[1]

History

The station went on the air as WJMK. WJMK was one of the first FM stations to broadcast in stereo. The first studios were located in the owner's garage on Walton Drive in Plainfield, Indiana. The calls WJMK stood for the owner's family, Jim, Mable, and Karen. The music was easy listening with a lot of big band mixed with local news and weather. Local football and basketball for the towns of Plainfield, Danville, Brownsburg, Avon, and Mooresvlle make this a true local radio station. Many local broadcasters got their first on-air job with the station, with the likes of, Paul Page, Gary Havens, and Steve Miller. On 1980-09-24, the station changed its call sign to WART-FM. On 1980-12-15 to WXIR. On 2003-08-19 to WRDZ-FM.[2]

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