WDSC (AM)

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WDSC
City of license Dillon, South Carolina
Broadcast area Florence, South Carolina
Branding The Light
Frequency 800 kHz
First air date May 22, 1946
Format Gospel
Power 1,000 watts day
380 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 16935
Transmitter coordinates 34°22′8.00″N 79°24′17.00″W / 34.3688889°N 79.4047222°W / 34.3688889; -79.4047222
Callsign meaning W Dillon South Carolina
Affiliations Westwood One
Owner Qantum Communications Corporation
(sale to Clear Channel Communications pending)
(Qantum of Florence License Company, LLC)
Sister stations WDAR-FM, WEGX, WJMX, WJMX-FM, WRZE, WWRK, WZTF

WDSC (800 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Gospel format. Licensed to Dillon, South Carolina, USA, the station is currently owned by Qantum Communications Corporation.[1]

History[edit]

In 1993, WDSC had a sports talk format when it went off the air.[2]

As of 1997, WDSC was owned by Root Communications, Ltd.[3] Qantum Communications Inc. purchased Florence's Root Communications Group LP stations in 2003.[4]

The station was simulcast on WWRK.[5]

On May 15, 2014, Qantum Communications announced that it would sell its 29 stations, including WDSC, to Clear Channel Communications for WALK AM-FM in Patchogue, New York as part of the sale of the WALK stations to Connoisseur Media.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WDSC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ Paul Woolverton, "WRCQ Owners to Purchase Competitors," The Fayetteville Observer, November 2, 1993.
  3. ^ "Report No. 24119 Broadcast Applications". FCC. 1997-11-17. Retrieved 2011-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 2003-03-16. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  5. ^ "Florence, SC Metro Survey Area Overview". Retrieved 2009-04-14. 
  6. ^ Venta, Lance (May 15, 2014). "Qantum Sells To Clear Channel; Connoisseur Expands In Long Island". RadioInsight. Retrieved May 15, 2014. 

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