WLGC (AM)

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For the FM radio station licensed to Greenup, Kentucky, United States, see WLGC-FM.
WLGC
City of license Greenup, Kentucky
Broadcast area Huntington, West Virginia/Ashland, Kentucky
Branding A & A Porta-Pottys Kool Hits 105.7 NewsChannel
Frequency 1520 kHz
Format News
Power 5,000 watts day
280 watts critical hours
Class D
Facility ID 25223
Transmitter coordinates 38°35′44.00″N 82°51′20.00″W / 38.5955556°N 82.8555556°W / 38.5955556; -82.8555556
Callsign meaning We Love Greenup County[1]
Former callsigns WTCV (1989-1984)
Affiliations Associated Press Radio Network
Owner Greenup County Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations WLGC-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website koolhits1057.com

WLGC (1520 AM) is a news radio station licensed to Greenup, Kentucky while their studio is located in Ashland, Kentucky. The station's transmitter, like WLGC-FM, remains in Greenup. The station is currently owned by Greenup County Broadcasting, Inc.[2]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WLGC on May 30, 1984. On July 17, 1989, the station changed its call sign to WTCV, however they returned to the WLGC callsign on April 26, 1993.[3]

On January 13, 2014, concurrent with WLGC-FM's rebranding as "Kool Hits 105.7", WLGC became a All-news radio format and was rebranded as "Kool Hits 105.7 NewsChannel".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web. 
  2. ^ "WLGC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "WLGC Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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