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Wdrk (fm)

WDRK (99.9 FM) is a radio station in the Eau Claire area of Wisconsin, with its studio/offices located in Altoona, Wisconsin. Its transmitter is located 6 miles northeast of Bloomer, Wisconsin.

History

WDRK was initially licensed to Lawrence Busse. Central Communications purchased the license from Busse in 2001. WDRK started with an 80's music format when it signed-on in mid-August 2001, then officially debuted itself on August 20, 2001, as "99.9 The Carp" with an active rock format.

WDRK and sister stations WAXX-FM, WAYY-AM WIAL-FM, WEAQ-AM & WECL-FM were sold to Maverick Media, LLC in 2003.

WDRK began broadcasting live 24 hours a day on the Internet in April, 2006. The station's URL changed from 999thecarponline.com to thecarprocks.com in 2006.

The station switched to all Christmas (seasonal) music format on August 1, 2009.

August 4, 2009 The station is replaced by "Bob 99.9". The format is now adult hits.

WDRK and its Eau Claire sister stations, along with Maverick Media's Rockford, Illinois stations, were sold to Mid-West Family Broadcasting for $15.5 million. The purchase of the Eau Claire stations was consummated on October 1, 2013, while the Rockford station purchases were consummated on June 1, 2014.

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External links

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WDRK
  • Radio-Locator information on WDRK
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WDRK



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