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WRRQ
City of license Windsor, New York
Branding Q107
Slogan The 80's And More
Frequency 106.7 MHz FM, 107.1 MHz FM, and 104.5 MHz FM
First air date 2006
Format Adult Contemporary
Power 680 W for 106.7, 26 W for 107.1, and 61 W for 104.5
Owner Equinox Broadcasting
Website Q107

WRRQ is the callsign of an adult contemporary radio station licensed to Windsor, New York and serves the Greater Binghamton Market. The station is owned by Equinox Broadcasting and broadcasts on 106.7 MHz from a tower in Windsor. It also has translators @ 107.1 in Binghamton, NY & 104.5 in Chenango Bridge, NY.

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History

WRRQ signed on in October 2006 as Q107. Owned by Equinox Broadcasting, it paired up with it’s oldies station Cool 100 from studios on Upper Court Street in the city of Binghamton. The station ran without any regular on-air staff for several months.

Q107 began broadcasting the local AHL hockey team, the Binghamton Senators, for the 06-07 season as soon as it went on. Justin (Case) MacGregor became the station's first on-air personality, hosting a live pregame show called "Hockey Night In Binghamton" prior to every Saturday night home game. For the 2007-08 season, Q107 will not air the Senators.

In February 2007, Tejay Schwartz, a veteran of the Binghamton radio market, became the first morning show jock on Q107. He was joined a month later by radio veterans Steve Shimer (Shimes) on middays and Justin (Case) MacGregor on afternoon drive.

In September 2007, Q107 added a contemporary Christian rock show on Sunday mornings from 7 till 9am.

In December of '07, Tejay left the lineup to rejoin a station cross town. Justin shifted to morning drive while Amy Love was added for afternoon drive.

In October of '08, the schedule adjusted again, as Thunder Reynolds joined the staff from crosstown station WAAL for afternoons from 1-4pm. Also added was Josh Evans, who will work nights from 9pm till midnight.

Q107’s format is a blend of up tempo rock hits of the 80's, 90's and Today, using the positioning “The 80's And More”.

Q107 is part of the Southern Tier Radio Network, which includes Cool 100 (WCDW), as well as 95 The Met (WMTT) and Cool 96 (WPHD) in Elmira, New York, along with the planned WZHD in Canaseraga.

On-air line up

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Weekdays

  • Justin Case 5am till 11am
  • Thunder Reynolds 11pm till 4pm
  • Amy Love 4pm till 9pm
  • Josh Evans 9pm till midnight

Shows

  • Wakin' Up with Justin - weekdays 5am-11am
  • The Snack Shack with Thunder Reynolds - weekdays 12pm-1pm
  • The Drive Home with Amy - weekdays 4:50pm–5:50pm

Former stations on this frequency

There was another station that was, up until recently, a low-powered FM station on WRRQ's frequency of 106.7 in the Binghamton area. Owego-based WFEM-LPFM lost its license in 2007 and ceased operations. The existence of a co-channel in the vicinity when the station signed on is part of the reason the station's city of license is east of Binghamton (other parts being that it is slightly easier to get a license in an outlying suburb than it is in a heavily media-saturated city, and the area east of Binghamton has comparatively little radio coverage).

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