WRON (AM)

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WRON
WRON-AM 2014.PNG
City of license Ronceverte, West Virginia
Broadcast area Ronceverte, West Virginia
Lewisburg, West Virginia
Branding "NewsTalk 1400 WRON"
Slogan "The Valley's Choice"
Frequency 1400 AM kHz
First air date May 5, 1947
Format News/Talk
Power 1,000 Watts day and night
Class C
Facility ID 54596
Transmitter coordinates 37°45′36.0″N 80°27′18.0″W / 37.760000°N 80.455000°W / 37.760000; -80.455000
Callsign meaning W RONceverte
Affiliations ABC Radio News
Premiere Radio Networks
Talk Radio Network
West Virginia MetroNews
Westwood One
Owner Radio Greenbrier, LLC
Sister stations WRLB, WRON-FM, WSLW
Website WRON Online

WRON is a News/Talk formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Ronceverte, West Virginia, serving Ronceverte and Lewisburg in West Virginia.[1] WRON is owned and operated by Radio Greenbrier, LLC.[2]

History[edit]

WRON began broadcasting May 5, 1947, as a Mutual affiliate on 1400 kHz with 250 W of power. The station was started by Bill Blake, who returned to Ronceverte after serving in World War II.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved September 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "WRON Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved September 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ Broadcasting (PDF). Broadcasting Publications. May 12, 1947. p. 11. Retrieved September 27, 2014. 

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