|City of license||Sauk Rapids, Minnesota|
|Branding||Album Rock 540, The Goat|
|Frequency||540 kHz C-QUAM AM stereo|
|First air date||2011|
|Format||Album-oriented rock (AOR)|
|Power||250 watts (day)
250 watts (night)
|Former callsigns||WXYG (2007-2008)
(Herbert M. Hoppe)
|Sister stations||WBHR, WHMH-FM, WMIN, WVAL|
WXYG (540 AM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, USA. The station is part of the Tri-County Broadcasting group and the license is held by Herbert M. Hoppe. WXYG broadcasts an album-oriented rock (AOR) format.
This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on July 26, 2007. The new station was assigned the call sign WXYG by the FCC on September 10, 2007. The call sign was changed to WMIN on August 12, 2008, to WPPI on December 2, 2008, and back to WXYG on December 14, 2009. This construction permit was scheduled to expire on July 25, 2010.
As of November 8, 2010, WXYG, which has been occasionally testing with a mix of rock and country music since June, began playing Christmas music. The station resumed testing after the holiday season. On May 23, 2011, the FCC granted the station program text authority to begin broadcasting before receiving its broadcast license.
On June 24, 2011, WXYG ended testing and signed on the air with album oriented rock, branded as "Album Rock 540, The Goat". The station's broadcast license was issued by the FCC on January 27, 2012. The station plays a large library of deep classic rock album cuts.
- Tri-County Broadcasting
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WXYG
- Radio-Locator Information on WXYG
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WXYG
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