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City of license Roanoke, Virginia
Broadcast area Metro Roanoke
Branding "ESPN in Virginia"
Frequency 1240 kHz
First air date 1946
Format Sports radio
Power 1,000 Watts day and night
Class C
Facility ID 37746
Transmitter coordinates 37°16′12.0″N 79°58′14.0″W / 37.270000°N 79.970556°W / 37.270000; -79.970556
Callsign meaning W GaMe Network
former branding
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner 3 Daughters Media
(Burns Media Strategies)
Sister stations WBLT, WMNA, WMNA-FM, WVGM
Webcast WGMN Webstream
Website WGMN Online

WGMN is a Sports Radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Roanoke, Virginia, serving the Metro Roanoke area. WGMN is owned and operated by 3 Daughters Media.[1]


WGMN launched as WROV, which was a Mutual affiliate owned by Radio Roanoke Incorporated. Originally broadcasting on 1490 kHz, it moved to 1240 kHz in 1948. Radio Roanoke also operated WROV-FM on 103.7 MHz.[2]

It was the leading Top 40 station in Roanoke during the 60s and 70s and was owned by Burt & Muriel Levine.

WGMN and WVGM would be sold to 3 Daughters Media.[3]


  1. ^ "WGMN Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "Radio Roanoke Switches From 1490 kc to 1240 kc" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 4, 1948. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Deals," Broadcasting & Cable, October 2, 2006.

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