WRCK Returns to Air as WUTQ Simulcast

Updated 3/18 at 7:00pm -- UTICA-ROME -- It may not be a surprise to local prognosticators, but it's now official: 100.7 WRCK is now simulcasting the hybrid news/talk/music format originally branded as "95.5 WUTQ."  WRCK's new owner, Utica-based Roser Communications Network, has already applied to change WRCK's call sign to WUTQ-FM.

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Utica's 100.7 WRCK Steering Listeners to 93.5 WOKR

UTICA-ROME -- The sale of 100.7 WRCK appears to be getting closer and closer to completion.  This afternoon, current owner EMF started looping a message telling listeners of the syndicated "Air1" network to change their station preset buttons to nearby Air1 affiliate 93.5 WOKR. 

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Economy Blamed for WOKR Format Flip

UTICA-ROME -- A little more than two years since the "God's Country" format appeared on local airwaves, the commercial-free network has disappeared from radio stations nationwide.  Locally, 93.5 WOKR/Remsen has flipped to the Christian rock "Air1" network operated by Educational Media Foundation.

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Residents Seem Happy with WOKR Tower Adjustments

UTICA-ROME -- A little over a month after the FCC said there are no problems with signal levels at the WOKR(FM) tower in the Town of Floyd, local lawmakers say they're hearing positive feedback from neighbors who originally complained about dangerously high levels of radiation in June.

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FCC: No Problems at WOKR Tower

UTICA-ROME -- An FCC investigation says radiation levels at WOKR 93.5FM in the Town of Floyd are within legal and safe limits.  But neighbors are disputing the report -- claiming they saw engineers performing work at the tower on at least two nights before FCC inspectors could get to the scene.

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EMF Responds to WOKR Tower Radiation Claims

UTICA-ROME -- Educational Media Foundation, the owner of WOKR 93.5 FM, has responded to recent reports questioning radiation levels from its broadcast site in the Utica suburb of Floyd.

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FCC Evaluating WOKR Tower Concerns

UTICA-ROME -- After some pressure from local lawmakers, the FCC is reportedly preparing to address complaints (and scientific studies) regarding high levels of radiation from the new WOKR (93.5 FM) tower in the Town of Floyd.

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Family Claims New WOKR Tower Location Unsafe

UTICA-ROME -- A family from the Town of Floyd says the new tower for God's Country 93.5 (WOKR) is so powerful, the audio comes through one of their TVs, even when the set is powered off.  An engineering firm hired by the town says radiation levels are so high, it's dangerous anyone to be inside […]

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WOKR Wants to Move Closer to Utica

Scott Fybush reports in this week's edition of NorthEast Radio Watch, that EMF-owned WOKR/Remsen (93.5) is looking to move closer to Utica.  Fybush says WOKR is applying for permission to move to a new tower in East Floyd. 

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"God's Country" Arrives in Utica-Rome

Even in its post-Clear Channel life, Remsen's 93.5 FM (WOKR) just can't seem to settle on one format for any significant legnth of time.  Religious broadcaster EMF has LMA'ed the station out to a new network called "God's Country," featuring a different flavor of Christian music than WOKR's previous "K-Love" format. 

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