WPGI

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WPGI
City of license Horseheads, New York
Broadcast area Elmira-Corning area
Branding 100.9 The Wolf
Slogan Fresh Country
Frequency 100.9 MHz
First air date 1970 (as WQIX)
Format Country music
ERP 3,800 watts
HAAT 75 meters
Class A
Facility ID 10688
Transmitter coordinates 42°12′0.00″N 76°51′30.00″W / 42.2000000°N 76.8583333°W / 42.2000000; -76.8583333
Former callsigns WQIX (1970-1995)
Affiliations ABC Radio, Premiere Radio Networks, Jones Radio Network
Owner Community Broadcasters, LLC
Sister stations WNKI, WNGZ, WRCE, WWLZ
Website 1009thewolf.com

WPGI (100.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. Licensed to Horseheads, New York, USA, the station serves the Elmira-Corning area. The station is currently owned by Community Broadcasters, LLC, and features programing from ABC Radio, Premiere Radio Networks and Jones Radio Network.[1]

WPGI is roughly modeled after sister station WPIG in Olean. Like WPIG, WPGI's morning show is known as "The Morning Pigpen" (though it has its own local host, Sandy Swan), and the two stations have some syndicated programming in common. . Afternoons are with long time market veteran "Chris P. Bacon".

The station originated in 1970, with call letters WQIX, with a modern country format. Studios in Horseheads, NY, shared with sister AM WIQT, and transmitter on Prospect Hill north of the village. Construction by Chief Engineer C Michael Scullin with John Mulligan. It was owned then by retailer Manny Panosian and John Arikian, dba Chemung County Radio. Program Director was David G Ridenour and General Manager Bob Johnson. Along with the rest of Backyard Broadcasting's New York assets, the station was sold to Community Broadcasters, LLC effective August 26, 2013 at a price of $3.6 million.

On October 1, 2013 WPGI rebranded as "100.9 The Wolf".[2]

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