WVRV

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For the St. Louis, Missouri, area radio station formerly known as WVRV, see WXOS.
WVRV
WVRV-FM logo.png
City of license Pine Level, Alabama
Broadcast area Montgomery, Alabama
Branding The New 101.5, 97.5 The River
Slogan "Safe for your family"
Frequency 97.5 MHz
First air date 2008
Format Contemporary Christian
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 100 meters (328 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 170945
Transmitter coordinates 31°58′32″N 85°58′27″W / 31.97556°N 85.97417°W / 31.97556; -85.97417
Owner Stroh Communications Corp.
(Back Door Broadcasting LLC)
Sister stations WTKX
Webcast Listen Live
Website wvrvfmtheriver.com

WVRV (97.5 FM, "The New 101.5, 97.5 The River") is a radio station that serves Pine Level, Alabama. The station is owned by Stroh Communications Corp. and the broadcast license is held by Back Door Broadcasting LLC. The station broadcasts a Contemporary Christian music format. It is also re-broadcast on 101.5 FM via a translator located in Montgomery, Alabama.

History[edit]

The station's original construction permit was issued by the Federal Communications Commission on June 14, 2007.[1] The station was assigned the WVRV call letters by the FCC on February 22, 2008.[2] WVRV received its license to cover from the FCC on February 24, 2009.[3]

Ownership[edit]

In October 2008, Stroh Communications Corp., applied to transfer the construction permit and broadcast license for WVRV to Back Door Broadcasting LLC as part of a corporate reorganization. The deal was approved by the FCC on November 7, 2008, and the transaction was consummated on December 1, 2008.[4] Back Door Broadcasting LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stroh Communications Corp., which is in turn owned by Allan G. Stroh and Brenda Stroh, a married couple.

Translators[edit]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
W268BH 101.5 Montgomery, Alabama 13 D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Application Search Details (BNPH-20070427AAS)". FCC Media Bureau. 2007-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BLH-20081016AAA)". FCC Media Bureau. February 24, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BAPH-20081029ADB)". FCC Media Bureau. December 1, 2008. 

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