WROV-FM

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WROV-FM
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City of license Martinsville, Virginia
Broadcast area New River Valley
Southside Virginia
Northern Piedmont Triad
Branding "96-3 ROV"
Slogan "The Rock of Virginia"
Frequency 96.3 MHz
(also on HD Radio)
First air date 1950
Format HD1: Classic rock
HD2: Alternative rock
ERP 14,000 Watts
HAAT 633 Meters
Class C1
Facility ID 37747
Transmitter coordinates 37°7′0.0″N 80°0′58.0″W / 37.116667°N 80.016111°W / 37.116667; -80.016111
Callsign meaning W Rock Of Virginia
Affiliations John Boy and Billy
PRN Radio
Owner iHeartMedia
Sister stations WJJS, WJJX, WROV-HD2, WSFF, WSNV, WSNZ, WYYD
Webcast WROV-FM Webstream
Website WROV-FM Online

WROV-FM (96.3 FM) is a Classic rock formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Martinsville, Virginia, serving the New River Valley, the Southside of Virginia and northern parts of the Piedmont Triad. WROV-FM is owned and operated by iHeartMedia.[1]

WROV-HD2[edit]

WROV-HD2 carries an Alternative Rock format under the branding "96.7 and 96.9 The Alt Project".

Main article: WROV-HD2

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters WROV-FM were previously assigned to a station in Roanoke, Virginia. It began broadcasting on 103.7 MHz in 1948. It was a sister station of WROV and initially duplicated that station's programming.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WROV Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WROV-FM Roanoke Va., Starts Program Service" (PDF). Broadcasting. June 14, 1948. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 

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