WHOG (AM)

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WHOG
City Hobson City, Alabama
Broadcast area Anniston, Alabama
Branding Anniston's Smooth Soul and R&B station.
Slogan "#1 For Classic Soul and R & B"
Frequency 1120 kHz
Format Smooth Soul and R&B
Power 500 watts (day)
Class D
Facility ID 27434
Transmitter coordinates 33°36′50.00″N 85°51′19.00″W / 33.6138889°N 85.8552778°W / 33.6138889; -85.8552778
Callsign meaning "Hog"
Former callsigns WHOX (1987-1988)
WJOK (1988-1990)[1]
Owner Hobson City Broadcasting Company

WHOG (1120 AM,) is a radio station licensed to serve Hobson City, Alabama, USA. The station is owned by Hobson City Broadcasting Company.

WHOG airs a Smooth Soul and R&B format to the Anniston, Alabama, area.[2]

History[edit]

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on May 1, 1987.[3] The new station was assigned the call letters WHOX by the FCC on June 9, 1987.[1] The station while under construction changed its call letters to WJOK on November 1, 1988, and again to the current WHOG call letters on December 28, 1990.[1] After several extensions to its construction permit, WHOG received its license to cover from the FCC on April 29, 1991.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BP-19860929AC)". FCC Media Bureau. May 1, 1987. Archived from the original on December 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BL-19901226AF)". FCC Media Bureau. April 29, 1991. [dead link]

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