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Encyclopedia > WALC
WALC
City of license Charleston
Broadcast area South Carolina Lowcountry
Branding "The Drive 100.5"
Slogan "It's All About The Music"
Frequency 100.5 FM
Format Classic Hits
ERP 17,500 watts
Class C3
Callsign meaning "Alice" (The name of the station when it was Modern AC)
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Website http://www.thedrive1005.com/

WALC-FM also known as "100.5 The Drive" is a Classic Hits station locates in Charleston, South Carolina. The station is licensed by the FCC to broadcast with 17.5 kw on 100.5 FM. In the United States (and potentially elswhere), each radio station or TV station is assigned a city of license by the Federal Communications Commission that they must serve. While this has become far less meaningful over the decades, stations are still required to post their public file somewhere within the... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The South Carolina Low Country is a term used to describe the states coastal counties, generally south of Charleston. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... FreQuency is a music video game developed by Harmonix and published by SCEI. It was released in November 2001. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... Classic hits is a popular music radio format, a variation on the classic rock theme that provides most of the playlist of classic rock with an addition of contemporaneous R&B and pop hits as well, striking a balance between the mostly 70s-focused classic rock genre and the more... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... Modern Adult Contemporary (Modern AC) is a popular and influential hybrid radio format. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Classic hits is a popular music radio format, a variation on the classic rock theme that provides most of the playlist of classic rock with an addition of contemporaneous R&B and pop hits as well, striking a balance between the mostly 70s-focused classic rock genre and the more... The abbreviation FCC can refer to: Face-centered cubic (usually fcc), a crystallographic structure Federal Communications Commission, a US government organization Farm Credit Corporation/Farm Credit Canada, a Canadian government organization Families with Children from China, an adoption support organization Florida Christian College, a college in central Florida Fresno City...


Station History

100.5 signed on as WSUY in 1990 adopting a light Adult Contemporary format as "Sunny 100.5". This lasted until late 1997 when the station shifted toward Modern AC as "Alice @ 100.5 under the WLLC call letters. It became WALC with the same format less than a year letter. By 2001, the station had shifted toward more of a traditional Hot Adult Contemporary outlet. Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Modern Adult Contemporary (Modern AC) is a popular and influential hybrid radio format. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ...


In 2004, the station flipped to Classic Hits as "100.5 The Drive". The station is owned by Clear Channel Communications. Classic hits is a popular music radio format, a variation on the classic rock theme that provides most of the playlist of classic rock with an addition of contemporaneous R&B and pop hits as well, striking a balance between the mostly 70s-focused classic rock genre and the more... Not to be confused with clear channel radio stations, which are AM radio stations with certain technical parameters. ...


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FM radio stations in the Charleston, South Carolina market (Arbitron #88)

WFCH 88.5 | WSCI 89.3 | WYFH 90.7 | WKCL 91.5 | WIHB 92.5 | WWWZ 93.3 | WSCC 94.3 | WSSX 95.1 | WAVF 96.1 | WSUY 96.9 | WYBB 98.1 | WAZS 98.9 | WXST 99.7 | WALC 100.5 | WPAL 100.9 | WMGL 101.7 | WXLY 102.5 | WEZL 103.5 | WRFQ 104.5 | WCOO 105.5 | WJNI 106.3 | WNKT 107.5 FM broadcasting is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation (FM) to provide high-fidelity sound over broadcast radio. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... WLTR is a noncommercial Classical/News/Talk radio station located in Columbia featuring both Classical music as well as news and other shows from NPR. The station is licensed by the FCC to broadcast at 91. ... WAVF is a commercial radio station located in Hanahan, South Carolina, broadcasting to the Charleston, South Carolina area on 96. ... Image:98x logo small flash. ... WXLY-FM is a radio station in Charleston, South Carolina. ...


See also: CSC (FM) (AM)

South Carolina Radio Markets

Charleston (FM) (AM) | Columbia | Florence | Greenville-Spartanburg (FM) (AM) | Hilton Head | Myrtle Beach | Rock Hill (FM) (AM)

See also: List of radio stations in South Carolina and List of United States radio markets

 
 

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