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 Contemporary Christian
ERP 52 watts
Class L1
Owner Godstock Ministries, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.theswitch.fm

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

This station failed to file a timely license renewal which was due with the FCC no later than April 1, 2014. As a result, the station is currently silent as an application for license renewal is pending with the FCC. The renewal license was filed on August 11, 2014, along with a second application filing allowing the station to remain silent while the application is being processed.

History[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.

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

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.


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