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WBGL station logo.png
CityChampaign, Illinois
Broadcast areaChampaign-Urbana
BrandingFamily Friendly WBGL
Slogan"Faith, Hope, Family"
Frequency91.7 MHz
First air dateOctober 1982
FormatChristian AC
ERP20,000 watts
HAAT140 meters (459 feet)
Transmitter coordinatesCoordinates: 40°09′11″N 88°06′58″W / 40.153°N 88.116°W / 40.153; -88.116
Callsign meaningWe Bring God's Love
OwnerIllinois Bible Institute
Sister stationsWCIC
WebcastListen Now

WBGL is a Christian radio station licensed to Champaign, Illinois and owned by the Illinois Bible Institute, the educational branch of the Illinois District Council of the Assemblies of God. Studios are located in Champaign, IL.

Relay Stations[edit]

WBGL is relayed by 11 full-power FM stations and three low-power FM translators. Their combined footprint provides at least secondary coverage from the outer southern suburbs of Chicago to the Illinois side of the St. Louis area to southeastern Missouri.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
m (ft)
Class FCC info
WCFL 104.7 Morris, IL 50,000 137 m (449 ft) B WCFL FCC
WIBI 91.1 Carlinville, IL 50,000 145 m (476 ft) B WIBI FCC
WNLD 88.1 Decatur, IL 1,000 93 m (305 ft) A FCC
WZGL 88.1 Charleston, IL 2,100 69.9 m (229 ft) A FCC
WCRT 88.5 Terre Haute, Indiana 1,050 98 m (322 ft) A FCC
WCBW 89.7 East St. Louis, IL 250 57 m (187 ft) A FCC
WBMV 89.7 Mount Vernon, IL 10,500 150 m (490 ft) B1 FCC
WVNL 91.7 Vandalia, IL 100 50 m (160 ft) A FCC
WIMB 89.1 Murphysboro, IL 3,500 31.8 m (104 ft) A FCC
W211AD 90.1 Granite City, IL 60 32 m (105 ft) D FCC
W230BS 93.9 Effingham, IL 38 64.8 m (213 ft) D FCC
K295FB 106.9 Cape Girardeau, MO 92 65 m (213 ft) D FCC

New Life Media Network - Sister Stations[edit]

WBGL and Peoria-based sister station WCIC are part of the New Life Media Network. Between them, the two stations and their satellites and repeaters cover almost two-thirds of Illinois, as well as portions of Missouri and Indiana.

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