|City of license||Bucksport, South Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Myrtle Beach|
|Slogan||#1 For New Country|
|First air date||January 19, 1993|
|Callsign meaning||W GaToR|
|Owner||Qantum of Myrtle Beach License Company, LLC
(Qantum of Myrtle Beach License Company, LLC)
|Sister stations||WWXM, WYNA, WRXZ|
WGTR is a country music radio station owned by the Qantum Communications Company licensed to Bucksport, South Carolina and serves the Myrtle Beach area. The Qantum of Myrtle Beach outlet is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to broadcast at 107.9 MHz with an effective radiated power (ERP) of 20,000 watts. The station goes by the name The Gator and its current slogan is "#1 For New Country, Gator 107.9".
In a deal announced in February 1997, Root Communications Ltd. announced plans to buy eight radio stations owned by Florence, South Carolina-based Atlantic Broadcasting, including WGTR. Qantum Communications Inc. purchased Myrtle Beach's Root Communications Group LP stations in 2003.
The current line-up is:
5am-10am: Dingo, Blue, and Jocelyn in the Morning 10am-3pm: Nick 3pm-7pm: Johnny Walker 7pm-Midnight: Jeff Benton Midnight-5am: Today's Country Music
- "WGTR Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- Hager-Van Dyke, Charlene (1997-02-20). "Root Communications Eyes 8 Radio Stations In Carolinas". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 2003-03-16. Retrieved 2011-10-13.
- Official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WGTR
- Radio-Locator information on WGTR
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WGTR
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