WCON-FM

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WCON-FM
WCON-FM logo.jpg
City Cornelia, Georgia
Branding 99.3 WCON
Slogan Continuous Country
Frequency 99.3 MHz
First air date 1965
Format Country and Southern Gospel music
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 246.0 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 25814
Transmitter coordinates 34°31′24.00″N 83°40′46.00″W / 34.5233333°N 83.6794444°W / 34.5233333; -83.6794444
Former callsigns WCON
Affiliations ABC Radio, Georgia News Network, Atlanta Braves, Georgia Institute of Technology
Owner Habersham Broadcasting Co.
Website WCON Online

WCON-FM (99.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country music format. Licensed to Cornelia, Georgia, United States, the station is currently owned by Habersham Broadcasting Co. and features programming from ABC Radio.[1] WCON-FM is also the home for broadcasting the Habersham Central High School "Raiders" Atlanta Braves. WCON also carries Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football.

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WCON-FM went on the air in 1965 as a Class A station and was upgraded to a C2 class radio station with 50,000 watts of power in 1989. On December 5th 2015, WCON upgraded to 100,000 watts of power. Coverage extends all over North Georgia, reaching beyond metro Atlanta, Greenville, South Carolina, and equal distances in other directions.

WCON-FM broadcasts in stereo 24 hours a day with 100,000 Watts on 99.3 MHz, with its transmitter and 803-foot tower located in White County about a mile from the Hall County line. The station's studios and offices are at 540 North Main Street in Cornelia.

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