WNVU

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WNVU
Nuevavida logo.jpg
City Charles City, Virginia
Broadcast area Richmond, Virginia
Petersburg, Virginia
Branding "Radio Nueva Vida"
Frequency 89.7 FM MHz
First air date 2000[1]
Format Spanish-language Christian
Language(s) Spanish
Power 10,000 Watts
HAAT 107 meters (351 ft)
Class B1
Facility ID 82970
Transmitter coordinates 37°25′58.0″N 77°11′38.0″W / 37.432778°N 77.193889°W / 37.432778; -77.193889
Former callsigns WAUQ (1997-2015)
WLRJ (2015-2017)[2]
Affiliations Radio Nueva Vida
Owner Educational Media Foundation
Sister stations WARV-FM, WLRB, WLFV, WKYV
Webcast WNVU Webstream
Website WNVU Online

WNVU is a Spanish-language Christian formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Charles City, Virginia, serving the Richmond/Petersburg area.[3] WNVU is owned and operated by Educational Media Foundation (EMF).[4] The station is the first full-time Spanish-language FM station in the Richmond area.[5][better source needed]

History[edit]

American Family Association launched the station as WAUQ in 2000,[1] relaying its American Family Radio network which featured a mix of Christian teaching and Contemporary Christian music.

On August 18, 2015, Educational Media Foundation purchased the station from the American Family Association for $1.25 million.[6][7] EMF began relaying its K-Love network on the station, and changed the station's call letters to WLRJ.[2][5]

On April 17, 2017, WLRJ began stunting with a continuously-repeating informational loop informing listeners that K-Love in Richmond had moved, and directing listeners to EMF's recently acquired stations on 98.9 FM (WLFV) and 100.3 FM (WKYV).[8]

On April 26, 2017, WLRJ began relaying EMF's Radio Nueva Vida network.[9] The station changed its call sign to WNVU on December 22, 2017.

Previous logos[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-561. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ "WNVU Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Radio Stations in Virginia". Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Application for Consent to Assignment of Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. June 30, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  7. ^ "WAUQ Asset Purchase Agreement". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. April 28, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ "K-Love stations 89.7/90.1 in Richmond, VA, sending listeners to their new stations on 98.9/100.3". Lee Costic on Twitter. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  9. ^ Costic, Lee. "WLRJ just flipped from @KLOVERadio to Spanish Christian @radionuevavida". Twitter. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 

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