KWGO

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KWGO
City of license Burlington, North Dakota
Broadcast area Burlington/Minot, North Dakota
Branding 102.9 WGO
Slogan "New Country 102-9"
Frequency 102.9 FM (MHz)
First air date 2005
Format Commercial; Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 156 meters (512 feet)
Class C1
Facility ID 162321
Transmitter coordinates 48°03′04″N 101°20′23″W / 48.05111°N 101.33972°W / 48.05111; -101.33972
Callsign meaning "WGO"
Owner Programmer's Broadcasting
Sister stations KBTO, KTZU
Webcast Listen Live
Website 1029wgo.com

KWGO (102.9 FM, "102.9 WGO") is a radio station with a country format. Licensed to Burlington, North Dakota, it serves the Minot, North Dakota area. The station is owned by Programmer's Broadcasting. The studios are located at 624 31st Ave. SW in Minot, and the transmitter site is south of town off of Highway 83.

KWGO broadcasts a country music format to the Minot area.[1]

Public service efforts have included "Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?", a 2007 campaign rallying the rodeo and western industry to raise money and awareness for breast cancer treatment and research.[2] The campaign raised over $26,000 for a new cancer exercise rehabilitation center at the Minot Family YMCA.

History[edit]

This station received its construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on April 18, 2005.[3] The new station was assigned the call letters KWGO by the FCC on April 26, 2005.[4] KWGO received its license to cover from the FCC on February 6, 2006.[5]

The station transitioned from a adult contemporary format to country music on June 23, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?". Broadcasters' Public Service. National Association of Broadcasters. 2007. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BNPH-20041229ABX)". FCC Media Bureau. April 18, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BLH-20050627ABV)". FCC Media Bureau. February 6, 2006. 

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