WXYT-FM – branded 97.1 The Ticket – is a commercial sports radio station licensed to Detroit, serving Metro Detroit and much of Southeast Michigan. Owned by Entercom, WXYT-FM is the flagship station of the Detroit Tigers, the Detroit Pistons and the Detroit Red Wings; the WXYT-FM studios are located in the nearby suburb of Southfield, while the transmitter resides on Southfield's eastern side. Besides a standard analog transmission, WXYT-FM broadcasts two digital subchannels: sister stations WWJ and WXYT on HD2 and HD3 respectively, and is available online via Radio.com. 97.1 FM began broadcasting as an experimental Apex band station called W8XWJ in 1936. In 1940, the station ceased broadcasting while owner Evening News Association waited for the Federal Communications Commission to approve its move to the newly created FM band. Approval came in late October 1940 and on May 10, 1941 the station signed on at 44.5 MHz with 3,000 watts of power, becoming the first FM radio station in Michigan and the seventh in the United States.
When the FCC created the new 88-108 MHz broadcast band, W45D was moved to 96.9 as WENA in September 1945. By 1947, the station had settled on its present 97.1 home as WWJ-FM simulcasting WWJ. By the end of the 1960s WWJ-FM had separated programming and begun airing a beautiful music format with programming coming from Schulke Radio Productions, with which it enjoyed high ratings despite a glut of easy-listening competition in the market from stations such as 95.5 WLDM, 96.3 WJR-FM, 100.3 WNIC and 104.3 WOMC. In addition, during the 1970s WWJ-AM simulcast WWJ-FM's programming during overnight hours. In November 1981, WWJ-FM changed its call letters to WJOI, which helped it distinguish itself more from its AM all-news sister station. WJOI's format remained beautiful music, although the station changed syndicators from the "FM 100 Plan" to the Bonneville and Schulke packages. WJR-FM's change to "Hot Hits" WHYT in September 1982 left WJOI as Detroit's only beautiful music station; as a result, WJOI enjoyed consistent top ten or top five showings in the Arbitron ratings through most of the rest of the 1980s, reached #1 12+ in the Arbitron results in the spring 1984 book, topping WJR, at a time when the beautiful music format had nearly disappeared in other markets.
Listenership eroded in the late 1980s with the success of former Top-40 giant CKLW-AM's "Music of Your Life" format but Joy 97 remained a consistent top performer in the ratings. However, most of the station's listeners were older than the demographics courted by advertisers. Thus, in early 1991, the station made some adjustments to its format, dropping the syndication and going to a staff of live announcers and at the same time adding more soft pop and mellow rock vocals to the mix while replacing many of the traditional orchestra-based instrumentals with new-age and smooth jazz cuts; the "freshening up" of the format, did not reverse the station's fortunes, ratings declined. By early 1994, the station was a mostly-vocal soft adult contemporary format; the WJOI call sign is now in use at an AM adult standards music station in Virginia. CBS Radio bought WJOI and WWJ-AM from Federal Broadcasting in 1989. With the soft AC approach failing to make the station a contender against WNIC and WLTI, WJOI became WYST on September 2, 1994, featured a 1970s oldies/classic hits format.
WYST positioned itself as "The Greatest Hits of the'70s," although the station did branch its playlist out somewhat into the late'60s and early'80s. WYST was Detroit's outlet for syndicated morning show host Don Imus. On February 3, 1997, Imus' show moved to AM sister WXYT 1270. WYST switched its format to Active Rock, as "97ROCK". Competing with WRIF, "K-Rock" caught the ears of fans of harder metal. However, K-Rock's penchant for making fun of WRIF for long stretches between songs, turned off many a listener just as quickly. Ratings continued to be less than impressive, on August 31, 1998, WKRK repositioned itself as "Extreme Radio" with its format evolving toward Hot Talk. By March 1999, the majority of the station's music programming on weekdays was gone and the station soon took on the name "97-1: Detroit's FM Talk Station"; this was changed to "97.1 FM Talk". During this period it carried syndicated talk shows such as Loveline, The Tom Leykis Show, Mancow's Morning Madhouse, as well as local shows.
WKRK relaunched as "Live 97.1" in May 2003. In August 2004, WKRK became the flagship radio station for the Detroit Lions. In October 2005, WKRK added the "Free FM" identifier being used by CBS Radio on many of its hot-talk properties across the country. Once Howard Stern left for Sirius Satellite Radio on January 3, 2006, WKRK began airing Rover's Morning Glory in morning drive. Rover continued as the morning show until September 2006, when low ratings led to a switch to the syndicated Opie and Anthony. On October 1, 2007, at 3 PM, WKRK ended its eight-year run as a hot talk station, flipped to an all-sports format, simulcasting with 1270 WXYT, changing its call letters to WXYT-FM, with the simulcast being named "97-1 FM & 1270 AM: Detroit's Sports Powerhouse". Of its "Free FM" lineup, Deminski & Doyle were moved to mornings, Bill McAllister remained. On Novemb
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