WIL-FM

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WIL-FM
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City of license St. Louis, Missouri
Broadcast area Greater St. Louis
Branding 92-3 WIL
Slogan "Get Your Country On"
Frequency 92.3 MHz FM (also on HD Radio) 92.3-2 FM "Kerosene Country"
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 300 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 72390
Callsign meaning Watch It Lead
Owner Hubbard Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website http://www.wil92.com

WIL-FM (92.3 FM) is a 99 kilowatt radio station in St. Louis, Missouri. The station serves the St. Louis metropolitan area. Hubbard Broadcasting is the station licensee, authorized by the Federal Communications Commission.[1] Its transmitter is located in St. Louis, and its studios are in Creve Coeur (with a St. Louis address). WIL-FM was heard in Salt Lake City, Utah via a radio phenomenon known as sporadic E-skip. The E-skip event occurred June 16, 2009 and a station ID was recorded. Salt Lake City is roughly 1,155 miles (1,859 km) from St. Louis, Missouri.[2]

Format[edit]

WIL-FM plays a variety of country music in St. Louis.[3] WIL-FM personalities include Cornbread, Judi Diamond, Bo Matthews, and Derrick Keith. WIL-FM is programmed by Greg Mozingo. Danny Montana is the Music Director.

History[edit]

WIL radio began January 31, 1925 -- but originally broadcasting at the 1430 AM frequency, and with the call letters WEB. By the early-1970s, WIL switched to an FM signal, and was programming a country music format by mid-decade.

Bonneville International announced its sale of WIL-FM (and 16 other stations) to Hubbard Broadcasting on January 19, 2011.[4] The sale was completed on April 29, 2011.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WIL-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  2. ^ SLC Tropo/Eskip/Etc. Logs - Ubstudios DXers
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  4. ^ "$505M sale: Bonneville sells Chicago, D.C., St. Louis and Cincinnati to Hubbard". Radio-Info.com. January 19, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Hubbard deal to purchase Bonneville stations closes". Radio Ink. May 2, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2011. 

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