WFSJ-LP

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WFSJ-LP
City of license Indiana, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Indiana/Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Branding Christian Hit Radio
Slogan "103.7 The Switch"
Frequency 103.7 MHz
First air date February 24, 2003
Format silent
ERP 52 watts
Class L1
Owner Godstock Ministries, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.theswitch.fm

WFSJ-LP was an LPFM radio station, licensed to Indiana, the seat of government for Indiana County, Pennsylvania. WFSJ was licensed to operate at the assigned frequency of 103.7 MHz with a power output of 52 watts. The station was owned by Godstock Ministries.

Doug Varner is the current president of Godstock Ministries. His father, J.D. Varner, is president of Christian Witness, Inc., licensee of crosstown conservative Christian-formatted WMUG-LP.


History[edit]

As "The Fish"[edit]

Godstock Ministries was founded by legendary Pittsburgh on-air personality Chris Lash at the turn of the century, mainly geared towards promoting Christian rock concerts in the Indiana County area. Discovering that a large number of people would turn out for Christian rock acts, Lash believed that the same community would be willing to support a like-formatted radio station. Godstock applied for the first round of LPFM frequencies in 2002, and on February 24, 2003, WFSJ went on the air as "Fish FM", and the station turned out to be a success.

As "The Switch"[edit]

The moniker was switched less than a year later to "The Switch", but the format and the music remained the same.

Silent status[edit]

According to the FCC website, WFSJ failed to file an application to renew its license by August 2014. As a result, Godstock ministries filed an application to close WFSJ with a dark license. Concurrently, Godstock filed another application to renew the license. As of April 2015, no action has been taken to re-activate the license, and the station remains silent.

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Coordinates: 40°37′23″N 79°09′07″W / 40.623°N 79.152°W / 40.623; -79.152