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Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

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Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by ftballfan » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:13 pm

88.1 – WHID Green Bay, WI (17kW @ 104 mi)
88.3 – WSMZ Crystal Valley (1.5kW @ 36 mi)
88.5 – WPVM Sturgeon Bay, WI (15kW @ 89 mi)
88.7 – WIAA Interlochen (100kW @ 13 mi)
89.3 – WPNE Green Bay, WI (100kW @ 106 mi)
89.5 – WCMU Mount Pleasant (100kW @ 69 mi)
89.7 – WHND Sister Bay, WI (22kW @ 95 mi)
89.7 – WLMN Manistee (15kW @ 17 mi)
89.9 – WLJN Traverse City (100kW @ 45 mi)
90.1 – WORQ Green Bay, WI (18kW @ 104 mi)
90.3 – WBLV Twin Lake (100kW @ 41 mi)
90.5 – WPFF Sturgeon Bay, WI (100kW @ 89 mi)
90.7 – WNMC Traverse City (600W @ 45 mi)
90.9 – WTCK Charlevoix (5.5kW @ 103 mi)
91.1 – WOLW Cadillac (50kW @ 13 mi)
91.3 – WCSG Grand Rapids (37kW @ 94 mi)
91.3 – WRMW Peshtigo, WI (5.4kW @ 89 mi)
91.5 – WICA Traverse City (4kW @ 44 mi)
91.7 – WCML Alpena (92kW @ 110 mi)
91.9 – WGCP Cadillac (2.65kW @ 13 mi)
92.1 – WLTU Manitowoc, WI (3.7kW @ 86 mi)
92.3 – WBNZ Frankfort (50kW @ 35 mi) [dead air]
92.5 – WFDX Atlanta (100kW @ 98 mi)
92.7 – WAUN Kewaunee, WI (6kW @ 87 mi)
92.9 – WJZQ Cadillac (100kW @ 47 mi)
93.1 – WIMK Iron Mountain (100kW @ 156 mi)
93.3 – WKQZ Midland (39kW @ 93 mi)
93.3 – WLDB Milwaukee, WI (16kW @ 124 mi)
93.5 – WBCM Boyne City (14kW @ 96 mi)
93.7 – WKAD Harrietta (4.3kW @ 18 mi)
93.9 – WDOR Sturgeon Bay, WI (77kW @ 89 mi)
94.1 – WWKR Hart (5kW @ 36 mi)
94.3 – WFCX Leland (20.5kW @ 45 mi)
94.5 – WCEN Hemlock (100kW @ 71 mi)
94.5 – WKLQ Holland (50kW @ 89 mi)
94.7 – WZOR Mishicot, WI (21.5kW @ 94 mi)
94.9 – WKZC Scottville (17kW @ 26 mi)
95.1 – WLST Marinette, WI (100kW @ 107 mi)
95.3 – WGVS Whitehall (2kW @ 58 mi)
95.5 – WGFE Glen Arbor (21kW @ 47 mi)
95.7 – WLHT Grand Rapids (40kW @ 77 mi)
95.7 – WRIT Milwaukee, WI (34kW @ 124 mi)
95.9 – WLJW Fife Lake (19kW @ 47 mi)
96.1 – WMAX Holland (50kW @ 91 mi)
96.3 – WKLA Ludington (3.4kW @ 31 mi)
96.5 – WKLH Milwaukee, WI (20kW @ 124 mi)
96.7 – WLXV Cadillac (7.2kW @ 24 mi)
96.9 – WLAV Grand Rapids (20kW STA @ 83 mi)
97.1 – WGLQ Escanaba (100kW @ 147 mi)
97.3 – WDEE Reed City (2.85kW @ 29 mi)
97.5 – WKLT Kalkaska (32kW @ 56 mi)
97.5 – WLAW Whitehall (3kW @ 56 mi)
97.7 – WMLQ Manistee (2.5kW @ 20 mi)
97.9 – WGRD Grand Rapids (13kW @ 94 mi)
98.1 – WGFN Glen Arbor (21kW @ 47 mi)
98.3 – WLCS North Muskegon (1.6kW @ 59 mi)
98.5 – WUPS Harrison (100kW @ 59 mi)
98.7 – WLDN Ludington (5.5kW @ 31 mi)
98.9 – WEMP Two Rivers, WI (6kW @ 93 mi)
98.9 – WKLZ Petoskey (100kW @ 103 mi)
99.1 – WMYX Milwaukee, WI (50kW @ 136 mi)
99.3 – WQAN Beulah (50kW @ 35 mi) [might be broadcasting from different site; distance is to licensed site]
99.5 – WPKR Omro, WI (25kW @ 139 mi)
99.7 – WDKF Sturgeon Bay, WI (46kW @ 92 mi)
99.9 – WHAK Rogers City (50kW @ 130 mi)
99.9 – WQLQ Benton Harbor (50kW @ 152 mi)
100.1 – WVIB Holton (2.9kW @ 59 mi)
100.3 – WQON Grayling (60kW @ 67 mi)
100.7 – W264DQ Cadillac (250W @ 30 mi)
100.9 – WWBR Big Rapids (6kW @ 39 mi)
101.1 – WIXX Green Bay, WI (100kW @ 106 mi)
101.3 – WBFX Grand Rapids (50kW @ 81 mi)
101.5 – WMTE Manistee (6kW @ 20 mi)
101.7 – WMRR Muskegon Heights (12kW @ 64 mi)
101.9 – WLDR Traverse City (100kW @ 45 mi)
102.1 – WRKU Forestville, WI (2.6kW @ 84 mi)
102.3 – WYBR Big Rapids (10.5kW @ 36 mi)
102.5 – WCMM Gulliver (60kW @ 129 mi)
102.5 – WIOG Bay City (86kW @ 113 mi)
102.7 – WRVM Suring, WI (100kW @ 136 mi)
102.9 – WMKC Indian River (100kW @ 103 mi)
103.1 – WOGB Reedsville, WI (3.6kW @ 106 mi)
103.3 – WFXD Marquette (100kW @ 189 mi)
103.5 – WTCM Traverse City (100kW @ 24 mi)
103.7 – WXSS Wauwatosa, WI (19.5kW @ 124 mi)
103.9 – WLCV-LP Ludington (100W @ 30 mi)
104.1 – WRLU Algoma, WI (2.4kW @ 84 mi)
104.3 – WKZG Seymour, WI (5.6kW @ 123 mi)
104.5 – WSNX Muskegon (32kW @ 65 mi)
104.7 – WYKX Escanaba (100kW @ 140 mi)
104.9 – WAIR Lake City (2.8kW @ 30 mi)
104.9 – WPCK Denmark, WI (10kW @ 95 mi)
105.1 – WGFM Cheboygan (43kW @ 91 mi)
105.1 – WSBW Ephraim, WI (3.1kW @ 95 mi)
105.3 – WHTS Coopersville (20kW @ 58 mi)
105.5 – WSRJ Honor (17kW @ 36 mi)
105.7 – WAPL Appleton, WI (100kW @ 104 mi)
105.9 – WKHQ Charlevoix (100kW @ 82 mi)
106.1 – W291DE Cadillac (250W @ 26 mi)
106.1 – WMIL Waukesha, WI (12kW @ 124 mi)
106.3 – WGMV Stephenson (50kW @ 126 mi)
106.3 – WWMN Thompsonville (2.2kW @ 35 mi)
106.5 – WHBZ Sheboygan Falls, WI (6kW @ 96 mi)
106.5 – WVFM Kalamazoo (33kW @ 117 mi)
106.7 – WSRT Gaylord (100kW @ 81 mi)
106.9 – WLGE Baileys Harbor, WI (6kW @ 88 mi)
106.9 – WOOD Muskegon (50kW @ 64 mi)
107.1 – WCKC Cadillac (2.75kW @ 28 mi)
107.3 – WTNR Greenville (50kW @ 83 mi)
107.3 – WUPF Powers (50kW @ 129 mi)
107.5 – WCCW Traverse City (50kW @ 44 mi)
107.7 – W299CB Manistee (19W @ 20 mi)
107.7 – WVCY Milwaukee, WI (43kW @ 136 mi)
107.9 – WCDY McBain (3.1kW @ 28 mi)
107.9 – WMUS Muskegon (15kW @ 64 mi)



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Re: Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by TC Talks » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:19 pm

Talk about bang for the watts...

90.7 – WNMC Traverse City (600W @ 45 mi)


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Re: Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by ftballfan » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:01 am

TC Talks wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:19 pm
Talk about bang for the watts...

90.7 – WNMC Traverse City (600W @ 45 mi)
Elevation (WNMC's stick is 538 feet above average terrain) and an empty frequency does wonders.

Also forgot one station:
104.1 - WVGR Grand Rapids (96kW @ 105 mi)



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Re: Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by hunterw » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:52 pm

Also in the last week I noticed radio station coming in really well, one day it was from the north(forgot what day it was) , wlxt 96.3 was killing Wkla 96.3 here in north mason county on freesoil road. Also I was able to listen to z93 wjzq in Muskegon one night this week too. On the 3rd all the Wisconsin stations were booming in like local during a good chunk of the day from Millwaukee and green bay. Killing over any distant stations here 104.5, 105.3, (96.3 (hits 96) in some areas on the way into ludington), and others too. Been an interesting week with the fm band here.



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Re: Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by 48125er » Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:49 am

Sounds about what I got going down US-10 from Baldwin to Ludington the other day



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Re: Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:56 am

WQLQ 99.9 MHz was booming into Park Township (near Holland State Park) last weekend. Much stronger signal than any of the eastern Kent County stations (WBFX, WTNR, WLAV), WMRR or WMUS.


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Re: Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by hunterw » Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:10 am

Wqlq comes in quite often up here near ludington too. Also Wkfr 103.3 comes in weak and in mono but listenable almost 80% of the time on the yagi fm antenna I have mounted.

MW, was Chicago or Millwaukee coming in at Holland when you where there? 99.1, 103.7, 92.3 or even GB stations 101.1 or 99.7. Curious about what comes on there as it’s so close to gr stations but still on the lake shore.



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Re: Irons, MI FM bandscan 6/29/19

Post by cckadlec » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:31 pm

I always appreciate a good bandscan or ten :)
MWmetalhead wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:56 am
WQLQ 99.9 MHz was booming into Park Township (near Holland State Park) last weekend. Much stronger signal than any of the eastern Kent County stations (WBFX, WTNR, WLAV), WMRR or WMUS.
WQLQ is commonly heard up to Ludington on almost any given day, so Holland is basically just barely the fringe of their usual coverage area. It should be expected. And if it's after sunset when the lake breeze dies, shore-parallel conditions take over, and it will be even stronger, given that BBN doesn't cause issues.
hunterw wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:52 pm
Also in the last week I noticed radio station coming in really well, one day it was from the north(forgot what day it was) , wlxt 96.3 was killing Wkla 96.3 here in north mason county on freesoil road.
Lite 96.3 is one of the biggest signals in the Great Lakes. Here in Fremont, it's a regular and KLA is usually on the side in its null. KLA's signal sucks though, so it's not surprisingly, and Lite is 100kw from a very good location where all the big 100kw'ers on that peninsula get out massively. Lite can be heard at almost every site on the northern shore of Lake Superior (just shy of Duluth where it fades), is common in RDS throughout nearly the entire UP straight into Ontonagon, and is usual down to Milwaukee across Lake Michigan and most of Lake Huron straight over the Collingwood, Parry Sound, and into Sudbury. So yes, I'd hope Lite is killing KLA. It has every right to steamroll that station. (And will use that right :razz )
TC Talks wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:19 pm
Talk about bang for the watts...

90.7 – WNMC Traverse City (600W @ 45 mi)
Also a big one through northern Michigan and spots in the UP (though not like Lite, of course). It's a regular in Mackinaw City and St. Ignace along with the WRVM repeater to the west. It's usually easy to tell when it's Traverse City from their jazzy public radio type programming that isn't quite public radio but is still... offbeat enough that you just know you're hearing them. Don't forget 94.7 has equal bang for the watts. I regularly hear them at 95 miles down here in Fremont and they're 250 watts. Sometimes it's just all about who else is or isn't on the frequency. If you're in the UP or out-there areas, you'll find those 10-watters will be heard at 50, 60, even 100+ miles regularly. The 10-watt Energy 103 104 signal on 103.5 regularly interferes with TCM in the UP and the 50-watt one on 104.5 always comes in with it at well over 100 miles each. Same with the 99.9 Gospel Opportunities one heading the other direction. Don't forget 96.9 Manitouwadge at 143 watts. You can hear that one all along the southern shore of the lake and I've logged it in Mackinaw City more than once at 238 miles. Helps that 96.9 is wide open and the station is French (and the only one in the region at that), so when you hear it, you know it!


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