KWJJ-FM

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KWJJ-FM
The Wolf 99.5 Logo.svg
City Portland, Oregon
Broadcast area Northern Willamette Valley and Clark County, Washington
Branding 99.5 The Wolf
Slogan Great Country for the great Northwest!
Frequency 99.5 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date September 21, 1968 (as KJIB)
Format FM/HD1: Country
HD2: Sports (KFXX simulcast)
HD3: Sports (KMTT simulcast)
ERP 52,000 watts
HAAT 386 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 13738
Transmitter coordinates 45°29′20.00″N 122°41′40.00″W / 45.4888889°N 122.6944444°W / 45.4888889; -122.6944444
Callsign meaning K Wilbur J. Jerman, founder of the original KWJJ (now KFXX). (Callsign dates back to 1927.)
Former callsigns KJIB (1968-1985)
Owner Entercom Communications
(Entercom License, LLC)
Sister stations KGON, KNRK, KYCH, KRSK, KMTT, KFXX
Webcast Listen Live
Website thewolfonline.com

KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM) is a commercial broadcast radio station located in the Portland, Oregon, area. The studio is near downtown Portland, while the main transmitter is atop Portland's Tualatin Mountains. KWJJ-FM airs a country music format.[1]

History

The station signed on the air on September 21, 1968 as KJIB with a beautiful music format. KJIB transitioned towards country in the early 1980s. On August 19, 1985, KJIB changed their call letters to the current KWJJ-FM. On January 6, 2004, KWJJ-FM rebranded as "99.5 The Wolf".

Jingles and sweepers

KWJJ uses the "Reelworld One Country" service after dropping their "IQ Beats" custom package in 2009.[citation needed] Sweepers are done by Emily Mcintosh and Jack Murphy.[citation needed] This is Mcintosh's 10th country client and her fifth "Wolf" station to do sweepers and custom liners.[citation needed]

KWJJ-HD2

KWJJ-HD2 airs a simulcast of sports-formatted KFXX 1080 AM "The Fan".

KWJJ-HD3

On October 26, 2015 KWJJ-HD3 launched with a simulcast of sports-formatted KMTT 910 AM "910 ESPN Portland".

See also

References

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved June 21, 2009. 

External links

  • Official website
  • 99.5 The Wolf on Facebook
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KWJJ
  • Radio-Locator information on KWJJ
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KWJJ


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