WHGH

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WHGH
City of license Thomasville, Georgia
Broadcast area Tallahassee, Florida
Branding Hot 840 Jams
Frequency 840 kHz
First air date 1980
Power 10,000 watts day
Class D
Facility ID 25773
Transmitter coordinates 30°47′54.7″N 83°56′21.6″W / 30.798528°N 83.939333°W / 30.798528; -83.939333
Callsign meaning HGH Investments Corp.
Owner Moses L. Gross[1]
(HGH Investments Corp.[1])

WHGH (AM 840) is a radio station broadcasting an Urban Contemporary format., and licensed for Thomasville, Georgia, USA, in the Tallahassee, Florida area. The station is owned by Moses L. Gross, a black Thomas County Commissioner, through his HGH Investments Corporation.[1]

The station's license was cancelled and its callsign deleted from the Federal Communications Commission's database on April 6, 2012 for failure to renew.[2] The licensee submitted a petition for waiver and reinstatement, claiming that "the loss of WHGH was represents a severe blow to the people it serves" and "The Commission should not let a rigid adherence to its rules result in the loss of yet another minority-owned voice in our Nation's media landscape."[1] The FCC granted a waiver in June 2013, restoring the callsign and accepting a late renewal application, and granting special temporary authority to resume operations pending renewal.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Oxenford, David (February 11, 2013). "Petition for Waiver and Reinstatement of License (Attachment 12 to BR-20130208ABM)". (Letter to Federal Communications Commission). Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Broadcast Actions, April 11, 2012". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "Public Notice Comment: BR-20130208ABM". CDBS Public Access. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  4. ^ Doyle, Peter H. (June 7, 2013). "WHGH(AM), Thomasville, Georgia, Facility ID No. 25733, Request for Special Temporary Authorization". (Letter to David D. Oxenford) (in English). Retrieved 2013-08-17. 

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