WGPL

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WGPL
WGPL-AM 2008.PNG
City of license Portsmouth, Virginia
Broadcast area Hampton Roads
Frequency 1350 kHz
First air date 1942
Format Black Gospel
Power 5,000 Watts day and night
Class B
Facility ID 69560
Transmitter coordinates 36°53′0.0″N 76°22′22.0″W / 36.883333°N 76.372778°W / 36.883333; -76.372778
Callsign meaning W GosPeL
former format
Owner Willis Broadcasting Corporation
(Christian Broadcasting of Norfolk, Inc.)
Sister stations WCPK, WPCE

WGPL is a Black Gospel formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Portsmouth, Virginia, serving Hampton Roads. WGPL is owned and operated by Christian Broadcasting of Norfolk.[1]

Format Change[edit]

In either September or October 2011, WGPL changed from its longtime Black Gospel format to Urban Oldies as "Passion 1350". In September of 2013, WGPL switched back to Black Gospel.

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