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City Guntersville, Alabama
Broadcast area Guntersville, Alabama
Frequency 1270 AM (kHz)
Translator(s) W242CO 96.3FM
First air date April 16, 1950[1]
Format News/Talk
Power 1000 watts (day)
124 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 25675
Transmitter coordinates 34°18′31″N 86°17′44″W / 34.30861°N 86.29556°W / 34.30861; -86.29556
Callsign meaning GunterSVille
Owner Guntersville Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Webcast http://player.cheapeststream.com/_players/cheapeststream/?callsign=SAM07AAC090
Website wgsv.com

WGSV (1270 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Guntersville, Alabama. The station is owned by Guntersville Broadcasting Company, Inc. It airs a News/Talk format.[2]

The station was granted the WGSV call sign by the Federal Communications Commission.[3]


Local programming includes a "Swap Shop" show called Tell Me How. Notable syndicated programming includes The Rush Limbaugh Show, plus shows hosted by Sean Hannity, Michael Medved, Dr. Dean Edell, Kim Komando, and Bob Brinker. Overnight, the station broadcasts the syndicated Coast to Coast AM hosted by George Noory.[4] The station also broadcasts the syndicated Saturday night program Somewhere In Time hosted by Art Bell.[4] The station in mid to late 2016 added an FM translator on 96.3 MHz.


  1. ^ "WGSV Station History". WGSV TalkRadio 1270. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  4. ^ a b "Alabama Affilias". Coast to Coast AM. Retrieved December 31, 2011. 

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