|Broadcast area||Corvallis, Oregon|
|Branding||KWIL For Christ|
|First air date||January 14, 1941 (at 1240)|
|Power||1,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
|Former frequencies||1240 kHz (1941-1953)|
|Owner||Extra Mile Media, Inc.|
This station began broadcasting January 14, 1941, with 250 watts of power on a frequency of 1240 kHz as KWIL. The station, the first licensed by the FCC to serve Albany, was owned and operated by the Central Willamette Broadcasting Company. In 1953, KWIL changed frequencies to 790 kHz and increased the power of its signal to 1,000 watts, albeit in a directional array with different daytime and nighttime coverage patterns.
KWIL was acquired by Larry Gordon's Albany Radio Corporation on July 1, 1957. Christian broadcaster Integrity Media acquired KWIL and KHPE, its FM sister station, in 1980. Integrity Media changed its name to Extra Mile Media, Inc., in 2005.
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