WGRV-LP

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WGRV-LP
WGRV logo.png
City of license Melbourne, Florida
Broadcast area Melbourne/Indian River
Frequency 93.1 MHz
First air date April 5, 2005
Format Silent; was Smooth Jazz
ERP 39 watts
HAAT 47.2 meters (155 feet)
Class L1
Facility ID 135636
Transmitter coordinates 28°05′05.00″N 80°34′03.00″W / 28.0847222°N 80.5675000°W / 28.0847222; -80.5675000
Callsign meaning "Groove"
Former callsigns WCEE-LP (2002-2005)
WGRZ-LP (2005-2007)
Owner Brevard Youth Education Broadcasting Corporation
Webcast Listen Live
Website thegroove.org

WGRV-LP (93.1 FM) was a radio station consisting of a series of low power transmitters throughout the Brevard/Indian River area of Florida. This non-commercial station broadcast a smooth jazz format supported by its listeners. The station is licensed to Melbourne, Florida, USA, and serves the Melbourne area. The station is currently owned by Brevard Youth Education Broadcasting Corporation.[1] The station was a network of low power transmitters in the Brevard area broadcasting on 93.1 (WGRV-LP), 103.3 Palm Bay, 103.3 in the Cocoa Beach area, 102.3 in the Cape Canaveral area and 100.7 FM in the Rockledge area.

History[edit]

The station was originally assigned the call letters WCEE-LP on June 18, 2002. On March 31, 2005, the station changed its call sign to WGRZ-LP. On March 12, 2007 it changed again to the current WGRV. However, as of March 25, 2013 the station went off the air and has filed a STA to remain dark for six months.[2]

As of November 9, 2013, WGRV-LP remains silent, with no immediate plans to resume broadcasting. The station is currently listed in the FCC database as "licensed and silent." [3] According to a message on the station's web site, the station is off the air indefinitely due to life changes and health issues among the station's key staff.

Awards[edit]

The station was nominated for the Smooth Jazz Radio Station Of The Year by Radio and Records magazine in 2006 and 2007.[4][5]

Translators[edit]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
W300BQ 107.9 FM Vero Beach, Florida 250 D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WGRV-LP Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WGRV Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/sta_list.pl?Facility_id=135636
  4. ^ "2006 Industry Achievement Awards". Radio and Records. 2006-09-21. Retrieved 2008-01-20c. 
  5. ^ "2007 Industry Achievement Awards". Radio and Records. 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2008-01-20. 

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