22 relations: Active rock, Adult contemporary music, Alternative rock, Bristol Broadcasting Company, Bristol, Tennessee, Bristol, Virginia, Country music, Elizabethton, Tennessee, FM broadcasting, Hertz, Johnson City, Tennessee, KFRR, Kingsport, Tennessee, Mediabase, Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, Rhythmic oldies, Top 40, Tri-Cities, Tennessee, WAEZ, Watt, WRZK, 2012 in radio.
Active Rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations across the United States and Canada.
Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
"Bristol Broadcasting Company" is a radio station chain operating 24 stations in four Southern United States markets: the Tri-Cities area of upper-east Tennessee and southwest Virginia (receiving its name from the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee), Marion, Virginia, Paducah, Kentucky, and Charleston, West Virginia.
Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States.
Bristol is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Elizabethton is a city in, and the county seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
Johnson City is a city in Washington, Carter, and Sullivan counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with most of the city being in Washington County.
KFRR (104.1 FM) is a commercial modern rock music radio station in Woodlake, California, broadcasting to the Fresno, California area.
Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee; most of the city is in Sullivan County.
Mediabase is a music industry service that monitors radio station airplay in 180 US and Canadian markets.
Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, better known as BDS, is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections.
Rhythmic oldies is a radio format that concentrates on the rhythmic, disco, or dance genres of music.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
The Tri-Cities is the region comprising the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol and the surrounding smaller towns and communities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
WAEZ (94.9 FM) is a Mainstream Top 40 radio station serving the Tri-Cities TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area with an ERP of 100,000 watts.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
WRZK (95.9 FM, "95.9 The Hog") is a radio station broadcasting an active rock format.
The following is a list of events affecting radio broadcasting in 2012.