WSLK

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WSLK
WSLK 2008.PNG
City of license Moneta, Virginia
Broadcast area Southern Bedford County, Virginia
Northeastern Franklin County, Virginia
see reference below
Branding "Lake Radio 880"
Slogan "The Music You Remember at a Place You'll Never Forget"
Frequency 880 kHz
First air date 1991
Format Adult Standards
Oldies
Power 900 watts (daytime only)
Class D
Facility ID 31212
Transmitter coordinates 37°10′0.0″N 79°37′50.0″W / 37.166667°N 79.630556°W / 37.166667; -79.630556
Callsign meaning W Smith (Mountain) Lake
Former callsigns WBLU (1990-1994)
WLQE (1994-1997)
WVLR (1997-2001)
WCQV (2001-2008)[1]
Owner Smile Broadcasting, LLC
Website WSLK Online

WSLK (880 AM, "Lake Radio 880") is a radio station licensed to serve Moneta, Virginia, USA. The station is owned and operated by Smile Broadcasting, LLC.[2]

WSLK broadcasts an Adult Standards and Oldies music format serving Smith Mountain Lake area in parts of Bedford and Franklin Counties in Virginia.[3][4]

History[edit]

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on January 4, 1990.[5] The new station was assigned the call sign WBLU by the FCC on February 7, 1990.[1] WBLU received its license to cover from the FCC on December 18, 1991.[6]

Smile Broadcasting LLC purchased WCQV, at the time a Southern Gospel station, from Perception Media Group in a deal announced in February 2008.[7] The station was sold for a reported $125,000.[7]

The station was assigned the current WSLK call sign by the FCC on April 7, 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "WSLK Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ http://www.radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/pat?call=WSLK&service=AM&status=L&hours=D
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BP-19880126AB)". FCC Media Bureau. January 4, 1990. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BL-19911104AB)". FCC Media Bureau. December 18, 1991. 
  7. ^ a b "Deals - 2008-02-23". Broadcasting & Cable. February 24, 2008. Retrieved September 11, 2009. 

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