WGOC

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WGOC
WGOC logo.png
City of license Kingsport, Tennessee
Broadcast area Tri-Cities, Tennessee
Branding WGOC AM 1320
Slogan Tri-Cities Business Radio
Frequency 1320 kHz
First air date 1951
Format Business Radio
Power 5,000 watts day
500 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 67671
Owner Cumulus Media
Sister stations WJCW, WKOS, WQUT, WXSM

WGOC is an AM radio station broadcasting in Kingsport, Tennessee, under a Business Radio format. It broadcasts on AM frequency 1320 kHz and is under ownership of Cumulus Media.

History[edit]

WGOC was on 640 AM from April 9, 1993 until Feb. 26, 2007, when the call letters were moved to what had been WKIN,[1][2] a news/talk and sports station.[3]

WGOC logo before transfer to AM 1320 frequency.

Citadel Broadcasting, which had owned WJCW and WQUT since 1977, bought WGOC and WKIN in 2000.[4] Prior to its current programming, WGOC was broadcasting a Classic Country/Bluegrass/Gospel format. Citadel merged with Cumulus Media on September 16, 2011.[5]

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Coordinates: 36°33′12″N 82°28′58″W / 36.55333°N 82.48278°W / 36.55333; -82.48278