Also known as: Bigfoot Country 102.1 & 101.3, WCED-FM (1948-1981), WOWQ (1981-2000), WMOU-FM (2000-2002), WOWQ (2002-2017), WIFT (current)
US 219, Luthersburg, PA

Country radio station south of DuBois


Photo taken by Brian Manville on July 13, 2019




WOWQ had been the sister station of WCED, also licensed to DuBois. The station made its debut seven years after WCED first signed on.

In 1981, WCED-FM adopted the call letters WOWQ and the moniker Q102, becoming a fully independent station with its own programming. It began this identity initially with a Top 40 format, mostly automated. By 1988, the station had switched its format from Top 40 to Country, and began putting live local DJs on during the daytime hours, with a satellite-delivered country music format programmed offsite from another location during the evening hours.

WOWQ and WCED were also two of the very first stations in the U.S. to use hard-disk audio storage technology in the early 1990s, developed by Computer Concepts Corporation.

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2019: New photos from Brian Manville
  • July 13, 2019: Added by Brian Manville