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City of license Hamilton, Alabama
Frequency 970 AM (kHz)
Format Southern Gospel/Country
Power 5000 watts (day only)
Class D
Facility ID 33472
Transmitter coordinates 34°07′01″N 87°59′29″W / 34.11694°N 87.99139°W / 34.11694; -87.99139
Callsign meaning "William Earnest Rankin Hugh"[1]
"Where Entertainment Rates High"[2]
Owner Kate F. Fite
Sister stations WERH-FM

WERH (970 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Hamilton, Alabama. The station is owned by Kate F. Fite. It airs a Southern Gospel music format on partial weekday mornings and all-day Sunday while playing a Country music format on weekday mornings and afternoons.[3]

Although Kate F. Fite is still listed as the station's licensee in the FCC database, she died on June 15, 2001,[4] and the station's December 2003 license renewal application lists the licensee as "Kate F. Fite (deceased), Martha H. Fowler, & Megan Summerford."[5]

The station was assigned the WERH call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[6]


  1. ^ Butler, Harry. "Alabama's First Broadcast Stations". Alabama Broadcasters Association. 
  2. ^ "FM History Profile: WERH". Alabama Broadcast Media Page. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  3. ^ "WERH Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ "Search Results". Social Security Death Index. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BR-20031208BLC)". FCC Media Bureau. 2004-03-26. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  6. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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