WGLR-FM

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WGLR-FM
WGLR 97-SEVEN COUNTRY logo.png
CityLancaster, Wisconsin
Broadcast areaUpper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge
Branding97-SEVEN COUNTRY
Frequency97.7 MHz
FormatCountry music
ERP11,500 watts
HAAT147 meters (482 ft)
ClassC3
Facility ID33052
Transmitter coordinates42°51′48.00″N 90°42′11.00″W / 42.8633333°N 90.7030556°W / 42.8633333; -90.7030556
Callsign meaningGrant County-Lancaster Radio[1]
Former callsignsWAXL (1981-1990)
AffiliationsABC Radio
OwnerMorgan Murphy Media
(Queenb Radio Wisconsin, Inc.)
Sister stationsKIYX, WPVL, WPVL-FM
Websitewglr.com

WGLR-FM (97.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country music format. Licensed to Lancaster, Wisconsin, United States. The station is currently owned by Morgan Murphy Media and features programming from ABC Radio .[2]

History[edit]

The station went on the air as WAXL on August 17, 1981. On September 1, 1990, the station changed its call sign to the current WGLR-FM.[3] WGLR-FM's music director, Ryan McCall was named "2015 Reporter of the Year" by Music Row magazine during their "Country Breakout Awards" in Nashville. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web.
  2. ^ "WGLR-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "WGLR Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  4. ^ http://www.musicrow.com/2015/02/musicrow-presents-2015-countrybreakout-chart-awards/

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