WDPC

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WDPC
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City of license Dallas, Georgia
Broadcast area Atlanta
Slogan Voice of Old-time Religion
Frequency 1500 kHz
Format Gospel music
Power 5,000 watts day
3,200 watts critical hours
Class D
Facility ID 73871
Transmitter coordinates 33°56′40.00″N 84°49′28.00″W / 33.9444444°N 84.8244444°W / 33.9444444; -84.8244444
Former callsigns WKRP (1979-1989)
Owner Word Christian Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations WDCY, WNEA
Website WDPC Program Schedule

WDPC AM 1500 is a radio station broadcasting a gospel music format. Licensed to Dallas, Georgia, USA, it serves the west-northwestern Atlanta area. The station is currently owned by Word Christian Broadcasting, Inc., and is classified as a class D station by the Federal Communications Commission. The station transmits with 5,000 watts during daytime hours and with 3,200 watts during critical hours at local sunrise and sunset. The station signs off during nighttime hours.

Callsign history[edit]

WDPC initially signed on in September 1979 as WKRP. At first, the FCC denied the call letters to the new station, stating that MTM Enterprises, the producers of the popular CBS series WKRP in Cincinnati, had a 'hold' on the callsign. When the station's lawyer pointed out to the FCC, "MTM is neither a licensee, nor a permittee. Therefore, MTM has no legal basis to reserve the WKRP callsign", they allowed the assignment. In August 1989, the station switched to its current calls, WDPC, meaning Dallas/Paulding County.

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