WDNO

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WDNO
City Quebradillas, Puerto Rico
Branding Cima Norte 97.9 FM
Slogan Vive tus Exitos
Frequency 960 kHz
Translator(s) W250CF 97.9 mHz (Arecibo)
First air date 1982
Format Spanish Variety
Power 1,000 watts day
1,700 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 11621
Transmitter coordinates 18°20′8.00″N 67°1′51.00″W / 18.3355556°N 67.0308333°W / 18.3355556; -67.0308333
Callsign meaning Del
Norte
Former callsigns WJYT (1982-1988)
WORR (1988-1992)
WKVN (1992-2004)
WCHQ (2004-2011)
Owner Cadena Cima
(Aurio A. Matos Barreto)
Sister stations WCMA
Website www.cimafm.net

WDNO (960 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Variety format. Licensed to Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, the station is currently owned by Aurio A. Matos Barreto. WDNO broadcast its Cima FM simulcast on W250CF 97.9 FM in Arecibo.[1] WDNO is part of the Cima Radio Network.

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters WJYT on 1982-06-28. On 1988-07-07, the station changed its call sign to WORR, on 1992-09-28 to WKVN, on 2004-07-06 to WCHQ, and on 2011-01-19 to the current WDNO.[2]

Ownership[edit]

In July 2003, International Broadcasting Corp. (Angel Roman, president) reached an agreement to buy two radio stations, WRSJ and WKVN (now WDNO), from Concillio Mision Cristiano Fuente de Agua Viva Inc. (Otoniel Font, president) for a reported sale price of $1.45 million.[3]

Since October 1st, 2016 and after 29 years broadcasting in the frequency 103.7 FM, WDNO and the translator station with the approval of the Federal Communications Commission in the United States, has changed to 97.9 FM for best coverage.

Translator stations[edit]

Broadcast translators of WDNO
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
FCC info
W250CF 97.9 FM Arecibo, Puerto Rico 23 FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WDNO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WDNO Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 2003-07-14. 

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