WPGS

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WPGS
City of license Mims, Florida
Broadcast area Space Coast area
Branding Local 840
Slogan Where Rock Lives!
Frequency 840 kHz
First air date September 18, 1984 (as WNUY)
Format Rock
Power 1,000 watts day
Class D
Facility ID 73876
Transmitter coordinates 28°44′20.00″N 80°53′2.00″W / 28.7388889°N 80.8838889°W / 28.7388889; -80.8838889
Callsign meaning The first half of the word "groove".
Former callsigns WNUY (1984-1986), WPGS (1986-2009)
WGRU (2009-2011)
Owner Wpgs, Inc.
Website [1]

WPGS/840 A.M. is a radio station licensed to Mims, Florida, U.S.A. that broadcasts a rock format. The station serves all North Brevard County, Volusia County and East Orlando Florida. The station is currently owned by Wpgs, Inc.[1]

History[edit]

1980s[edit]

1984[edit]

The station went on the air as WNUY on September 18.

1986[edit]

On May 1 the station changed its call sign to WPGS.[2]

2000s[edit]

2009[edit]

In October, WPGS dropped the Talkstar radio network to become part of the smooth jazz Groove network.

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