WBGW (AM)

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WBGW
Broadcast areaTri-State (SW Indiana, NW Kentucky, SE Illinois)
BrandingThy Word Network
Frequency1330 kHz
FormatChristian radio
Power5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
ClassB
Facility ID24138
Callsign meaningWe Broadcast God's Word
Former callsignsWJPS (1948-1982)
WKKR (1982-1983)
WVHI (1983-2016)
AffiliationsMoody Broadcasting
OwnerMusic Ministries, Inc.
(Music Ministries, Inc.)
Sister stationsWBGW-FM 101.5 Ft. Branch-Evansville, IN
WBHW 88.7 Loogootee, IN
WBJW 91.7 Albion, IL
WBFW 94.5 Smith Mills, KY
WBGW-FM Translator 106.5 Owensboro, KY
WBGW-FM Translator 93.7 Tell City, IN
Websitewww.thyword.us

WBGW (1330 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Christian radio format. Licensed to Evansville, Indiana, United States, the station serves the Evansville area. The station is currently owned by Music Ministries Inc. and features programming from Moody Broadcasting.[1]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WJPS on 1948-10-30. The station changed its call sign to WKKR on 1982-04-01. On 1983-04-21, the station changed its call sign to WVHI. On November 23, 2016, it changed its call sign to the current WBGW.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WBGW Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WBGW Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°03′12″N 87°35′40″W / 38.0533°N 87.5944°W / 38.0533; -87.5944