WSHO

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WSHO
WSHO logo.png
City of license New Orleans, Louisiana
Broadcast area New Orleans
Branding Sonshine 800
Frequency 800 kHz
Format Christian radio
Power 1,000 watts day
233 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 9235
Transmitter coordinates 29°50′42.00″N 90°6′39.00″W / 29.8450000°N 90.1108333°W / 29.8450000; -90.1108333
Affiliations Salem Communications
Owner Shadowlands Communications, L.L.C.
Website Official website

WSHO (800 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Christian radio format. Licensed to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the station serves the New Orleans area. The station is currently owned by Shadowlands Communications, L.L.C. and features programing from Salem Communications.[1][2]

History[edit]

The 800 kHz was originally used by a R&B formatted station WBOK in the 1950s until they moved over to 1230 kHz in 1962. But at the same time WSHO, which was at 1230 at the time, moved their Broadway showtunes and call letters over to the current signal. In the late 1960s they switched to Country until 1981, when they dropped the format for Adult Standards, broadcasting the "Music of Your Life" syndicated format. In 1982 they flipped to religious programming.

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