WBGY

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WBGY
City Naples, Florida
Broadcast area Marco Island, Florida
Branding 88.1 The Island
Frequency 88.1 MHz
Format Adult contemporary music, Talk, News
ERP 110 watts
HAAT 18.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 47386
Transmitter coordinates 25°51′56.00″N 81°23′9.00″W / 25.8655556°N 81.3858333°W / 25.8655556; -81.3858333
Owner Everglades City Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live
Website The Island FM

WBGY (88.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a mix of adult contemporary music, news, and talk. Licensed to Naples, Florida, USA, the station serves the Marco Island area. The station is currently owned by Everglades City Broadcasting.[1] The station is co-owned by Paul Lethbridge, former CBC television national news anchor and Toronto radio personality and Michelle Higgins.[citation needed]

WBGY applied to the FCC in January 2015 for a city of license change, a power increase and change of tower location.[2][3][4]

WBGY is the flagship station for Florida Everblades hockey broadcasts.

In the 1970s, WBGY was the call sign of a 100,000 watt FM station at 93.3 licensed for operation in Tullahoma, Tennessee. It was owned by Jerry Newton, the brother of singer Wayne Newton.[citation needed]

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