WKPQ Meets Bigfoot As Seven Mountains Completes Elmira Consolidation

Seven Mountains Media has completed its second annual shuffle in Elmira NY following the acquisition of a competitor’s cluster.

Kickin’ Country 105.3” WKPQ Hornell NY has begun simulcasting its new sister Country “Bigfoot Country” 96.1 WCBF Elmira/95.1 W236AK Corning as the company consolidates two of the three Country brands in the market. With the change, two of of WCBF’s former simulcasters have returned to the formats and call letters they held prior to July 2020. 94.7 WQBF Tioga PA is once again Classic Rock “The Met” WMTT-FM simulcasting with 92.7 WENI-FM South Waverly PA/Elmira. 97.1 WOBF Canaseraga/Hornell has returned to simulcasting Classic Hits “Cool Radio” WZHD with what is now 98.7 WPHD Corning.

The full Elmira/Corning shuffle from the past month has seen the following changes:

Station Old Format New Format
92.7 WENI-FM South Waverly PA AC “Magic 92.7/97.7” Classic Rock “The Met”
94.7 WQBF Tioga PA Country “Bigfoot Country” Classic Rock “The Met” WMTT-FM
97.1 WQBF Canaseraga Country “Bigfoot Country” Classic Hits “Cool Radio” WZHD
97.7 WENY-FM Big Flats AC “Magic 92.7/97.7” Christian “Family Life Radio” WCIG
98.7 WGMM Corning Classic Hits “Gem 98.7” Classic Hits “Cool Radio” WPHD
100.9 WMTT-FM Horseheads Classic Rock “The Met” Silent WCID (Moving to 101.1 Ithaca)
104.9 WPHD Montour Falls Classic Hits “Cool 104.9” Christian “Family Life Radio” WCIM
105.3 WKPQ Hornell Country “Kickin Country 105.3” Country “Bigfoot Country”
106.7 W294BU Corning Country (simulcasting WKPQ) AC “Magic” (simulcasting 1230 WENY)
106.9 W295BY Elmira Conservative Talk “The Patriot” (simulcasting 1230 WENY) AC “Magic”
107.9 W300DH Corning Classic Hits “Cool 104.9” (simulcasting 104.9 WPHD) Classic Hip Hop “Jamz 101.7” (simulcasting 101.7 W269BK via WCBF-HD3)
820 WMTT Horseheads Classic Rock “The Met” Silent WPGO
1230 WENY Elmira Conservative Talk “The Patriot” AC “Magic”
Station Old Format New Format

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