WWIC

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WWIC
WWIC Logo.jpg
City of license Scottsboro, Alabama
Branding Anytime, Anywhere. We go, where you go. 1050 WWIC
Frequency 1050 AM (kHz)
First air date June 13, 1950[1]
Format Classic Country
Power 1,000 watts (day)
100 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 59421
Transmitter coordinates 34°40′23″N 86°03′11″W / 34.67306°N 86.05306°W / 34.67306; -86.05306
Former callsigns WCRI (1950-1982)[2]
Affiliations ABC Radio
Owner Scottsboro Broadcasting Co.
Webcast Listen Live!
Website wwicradio.com

General[edit]

WWIC (1050 AM, "Real Country 1050") is a radio station licensed to serve Scottsboro, Alabama. The station, established in 1950, is owned by Scottsboro Broadcasting Co.

Formatting[edit]

WWIC airs a classic country music format featuring the "Real Country" satellite-delivered format from ABC Radio.[3]

As of 2013, WWIC carries:

AND

  • Owner, Greg Bell, commentates Scottsboro Wildcat Football and Basketball.

You can now listen live from your smart phone or computer. WWIC Radio has an app for weather also. Visit WWIC to download.

History[edit]

The station was founded in 1950 as a 250 watt station broadcasting on 1050 kHz as WCRI under the ownership of Pat M. Courington.[5] The station was assigned the WWIC call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on February 4, 1982.[2] When the call letters were changed, they were set to mean "We Worship In Christ", to enchance the gospel format of the time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About WWIC Radio". WWICRadio.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ "Titans Radio in Alabama". Titans Radio. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Directory of the AM and FM stations of the United States". 1951 Broadcasting Yearbook. Washington, D.C.: Broadcasting Publications, Inc. 1951. p. 72. 

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