WBGY

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WBGY
City of license Naples, Florida
Broadcast area Marco Island, Florida
Branding 88.1 The Island
Frequency 88.1 MHz
Format Adult contemporary music, Talk, News
ERP 110 watts
HAAT 18.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 47386
Transmitter coordinates 25°51′56.00″N 81°23′9.00″W / 25.8655556°N 81.3858333°W / 25.8655556; -81.3858333
Owner Everglades City Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website The Island FM

WBGY (88.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a mix of Adult contemporary music, news, and talk. Licensed to Naples, Florida, USA, the station serves the Marco Island area. The station is currently owned by Everglades City Broadcasting.[1] The station is co-owned by Bob Ladd, former long-time owner and personality of WNRR radio in Sandusky, Ohio; and Paul Lethbridge, former CBC television national news anchor and Toronto radio personality [2][3][4]

In addition to its mix of news, music and talk, WBGY has plans to broadcast Lely High School football and basketball, beginning in Fall 2012.[2]

In the 1970s, WBGY was the call sign of a 100,000 watt FM station at 93.3 licensed for operation in Tullahoma, TN. It was owned by Jerry Newton, the brother of singer Wayne Newton.

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