WGOT-LP

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WGOT-LP
City Gainesville, Florida
Frequency 100.1 MHz
First air date January 7, 2008
Format Community Radio
ERP 12 watts
HAAT 60 meters
Class L1
Facility ID 133958
Transmitter coordinates 29°41′12″N 82°26′48″W / 29.68667°N 82.44667°W / 29.68667; -82.44667
Former frequencies 94.7 MHz (2008-2017)
Affiliations Pacifica Radio
Owner Civic Media Center and Library, Inc.
Website http://www.wgot.org/

WGOT-LP (100.1 FM) is a low power FM radio station that broadcasts from Gainesville, Florida, United States. WGOT-LP is operated as a community radio station by the Civic Media Center, a non-profit library in Gainesville.

History[edit]

The Civic Media Center first applied for a permit for a low-power FM station in 2001.[1] The construction permit for WGOT-LP was granted in May 2005.[2]

WGOT-LP originally broadcast on 94.7 MHz, sharing this frequency with WVFP-LP, owned by the Faith Presbyterian Church; and WGLJ-LP, owned by the Calvary Church Gainesville. The frequency was previously used by Free Radio Gainesville, a pirate radio station.[3]

In January 2012 the station began streaming its audio online.[4] Streaming was terminated due to copyright issues in October 2015.[5]

Frequency change[edit]

On February 28, 2017, the station moved to 100.1 MHz to facilitate 24-hour operation.[6]

Programming[edit]

WGOT-LP airs several locally produced programs and a weekly one-hour show produced by the Civic Media Center and Counterpoise volunteers. The station is a Pacifica Radio affiliate and broadcasts several Pacifica programs, including Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About - Background". WGOT-LP 94.7 FM website. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Free Radio Gainesville". 
  4. ^ "WGOT is Streaming Live". wgot.org website. 
  5. ^ "WGOT Suspends Internet Streaming". wgot.org website. 
  6. ^ "FCC License Data at fcc.gov, retrieved 2017-03-01". 
  7. ^ "Pre-Thanksgiving Update". WGOT-LP 94.7 FM website. 2007-11-21. 

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