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WFDF (910 AM) is a radio station formerly located in Flint, Michiganmarker and licensed to Farmington Hills, MImarker, which began broadcasting in 1922 as WEAA. The call letters were changed to WFDF in 1925. The call letters stand for the founder of the station, Frank D. Fallain (1890-1968).

For many years the station featured a middle-of-the-road music format targeting Flint. WFDF experimented with a Top 40 rock format (using the nickname "Giant 91") for a time in the early 1970s, but the station's older listeners disliked the change and tuned out in droves, leading the station to shift its music mix back toward Adult Contemporary by 1975. In the 1980s, as popular music formats on AM were dying and shifting to FM, WFDF became an Adult Standards station and a favorite with the older demographics. WFDF's format shifted to News/Talk in 1993. By 2001, the station was owned by Cumulus Broadcasting.

In 2002, Cumulus sold the station to ABC and in August, the station began featuring programming from Radio Disney. WFDF recently commenced its move into Detroitmarker market, using towers in northern Monroe County, Michiganmarker, and with a city of license change to Farmington Hillsmarker (a Detroit suburb) and a daytime power increase to 50,000 watts. The license for the new facilities was granted by the Federal Communications Commission in January 2006. The city of license was changed in February 2006. The former broadcast towers in Burton, MImarker were taken down and dismantled in April 2006. The station's office is located in Southfieldmarker, moving completely away from Genesee Countymarker in the spring of 2006.

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Image:WFDF-AM.png|Former Radio Disney AM 910 logo used 2002-2008.

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