WGRW

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WGRW
WGRW-FM logo.png
City of license Anniston, Alabama
Broadcast area Gadsden, Alabama
Branding Grace Radio
Frequency 90.7 MHz
First air date 1999[1]
Format Contemporary Christian
ERP 3,000 watts
HAAT 100 meters (328 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 79043
Transmitter coordinates 33°46′41.00″N 85°56′38.00″W / 33.7780556°N 85.9438889°W / 33.7780556; -85.9438889
Callsign meaning GR = Grace Radio
Affiliations Moody Broadcasting Network
Salem Radio Network
Owner Word Works, Inc.
Website graceradio.com

WGRW (90.7 FM) is a non-commercial radio station licensed to serve Anniston, Alabama, USA. The station is owned by Word Works, Inc.[2]

Programming[edit]

WGRW broadcasts a Contemporary Christian music format to the Anniston and Gadsden, Alabama, area.[3] The station derives a portion of its programming from the Moody Broadcasting Network and the Salem Radio Network.[4]

Jon Holder, station manager and host of Grace in the Morning, has been with WGRW since it launched in 1999.[1] Holder had previously worked at WDNG, also in Anniston.[5]

History[edit]

This station's original construction permit was granted by the Federal Communications Commission on September 12, 1996.[6] The new station was assigned the WGRW call letters by the FCC on October 25, 1996.[7] On June 25, 1999, WGRW received its license to cover from the FCC.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Smith, George (February 7, 2001). "Jon Holder: It begins with Grace in the Morning". Anniston Star. 
  2. ^ Smith, George (March 5, 1999). "New station is coming your way". Anniston Star. 
  3. ^ Jarrell, Daira (June 2, 2000). "Grace is on the air: Contemporary Christian music gains acceptance on the radio". Anniston Star. 
  4. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  5. ^ Smith, George (February 9, 2001). "Listening to a son in the night". Anniston Star. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BPED-19960119MB)". FCC Media Bureau. 1996-09-12. 
  7. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  8. ^ "Application Search Details (BLED-19990603KZ)". FCC Media Bureau. 1999-06-25. 

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