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|City||Takoma Park, Maryland|
|Broadcast area||Washington metropolitan area|
|Frequency||91.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|ERP||23,500 watts (analog)
940 watts (digital)
|Callsign meaning||Washington's Gateway To Service|
|Owner||Washington Adventist University
(WGTS/Columbia Union College Broadcasting, Inc.)
WGTS (91.9 FM) is a non-commercial, FM radio station licensed to serve Takoma Park, Maryland. The station is owned by Washington Adventist University through licensee WGTS/Columbia Union College Broadcasting, Inc. and broadcasts a Contemporary Christian music format. Its broadcast tower is located near Arlington, Virginia at ( ).
In July 2007, the station's owner considered selling WGTS to American Public Media (the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio). Several websites were set up to lobby for the Christian format of WGTS, which would be dropped should the station be sold. American Public Media offered US$20–25 million to purchase WGTS. A $10 million initial offer by the WGTS board of directors to keep the station within Washington Adventist University was rejected. On September 20, 2007, the college board voted to halt any current discussions of selling WGTS.
- "FCC 335-FM Digital Notification [WGTS]". fcc.gov. Federal Communications Commission. September 12, 2014. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
- "FM Query Results for WGTS". fcc.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
- Roland, Kara (July 16, 2007). "WGTS license likely for sale". Washington Times. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
- Farhi, Paul (September 21, 2007). "Christian College to Keep Radio Station". Washington Post. p. C07. Retrieved 2017-02-22.
- WGTS Official Website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WGTS
- Radio-Locator information on WGTS
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WGTS