WGIG

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WGIG
WGIG logo.jpg
City of license Brunswick, Georgia
Broadcast area Brunswick area
Branding Real Radio 1440
Frequency 1440 kHz
Format News Talk Information
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 63432
Transmitter coordinates 31°10′7.00″N 81°32′14.00″W / 31.1686111°N 81.5372222°W / 31.1686111; -81.5372222
Former callsigns WBGA (1983-1987)
Affiliations CBS Radio News, ABC Radio
Owner Qantum Communications Corporation
(sale to Clear Channel Communications pending)
(Qantum of Brunswick License Company, LLC)
Sister stations WBGA, WHFX, WMOG, WQGA, WYNR
Website 1440wgig.net

WGIG (1440 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Brunswick, Georgia, USA, the station serves the Brunswick area. The station is owned by Qantum Communications Corporation, through subsidiary Qantum of Brunswick License Company, LLC, and features programming from CBS Radio News and ABC Radio .[1]

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters WBGA on 1983-09-15. On 1987-08-29, the station changed its call sign to the current WGIG.[2]

Many on air personalities have been employed by WGIG in their many years of service. Former On Air Personalities- Richard Anderson, also known as Rich Thomas (1983-1985)

On May 15, 2014, Qantum Communications announced that it would sell its 29 stations, including WGIG, to Clear Channel Communications for WALK AM-FM in Patchogue, New York as part of the sale of the WALK stations to Connoisseur Media.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WGIG Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WGIG Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ Venta, Lance (May 15, 2014). "Qantum Sells To Clear Channel; Connoisseur Expands In Long Island". RadioInsight. Retrieved May 15, 2014. 

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