WIL-FM

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WIL-FM
WIL St. Louis.png
CitySt. Louis, Missouri
Broadcast areaGreater St. Louis
BrandingNew Country 92.3
SloganNobody Plays More New Country!
Frequency92.3 MHz FM (also on HD Radio) 92.3-2 FM "Kerosene Country"
First air date1962
FormatCountry
ERP99,000 watts
HAAT300 meters
ClassC0
Facility ID72390
Callsign meaningWatch It Lead
OwnerHubbard Broadcasting
(St. Louis FCC License Sub, LLC)
Sister stationsKSHE, WXOS, KPNT, WARH
WebcastListen Live
Websitenewcountry923.fm

WIL-FM (92.3 FM) is a 99 kilowatt radio station in St. Louis, Missouri. The station serves the St. Louis metropolitan area. Hubbard Broadcasting is the station licensee, authorized by the Federal Communications Commission.[1] Its transmitter is located in St. Louis, and its studios are in Creve Coeur (with a St. Louis address). WIL-FM was heard in Salt Lake City, Utah via a radio phenomenon known as sporadic E-skip. The E-skip event occurred June 16, 2009 and a station ID was recorded. Salt Lake City is roughly 1,155 miles (1,859 km) from St. Louis, Missouri.[2]

Format[edit]

WIL-FM plays a variety of country music in St. Louis.[3] WIL-FM personalities include Bud and Broadway, JT, Mason & Remy and Danny Montana. WIL-FM is programmed by Scott Roddy. Danny Montana is the Music Director.

History[edit]

WIL radio began January 31, 1925—but originally broadcasting at the 1430 AM frequency, and with the call letters WEB. By the early-1970s, WIL switched to an FM signal, and was programming a country music format by mid-decade.

Bonneville International announced its sale of WIL-FM (and 16 other stations) to Hubbard Broadcasting on January 19, 2011.[4] The sale was completed on April 29, 2011.[5]

On January 30, 2017 WIL-FM rebranded as "New Country 92.3".[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "WIL-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-12-22.
  2. ^ SLC Tropo/Eskip/Etc. Logs - Ubstudios DXers
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-22.
  4. ^ "$505M sale: Bonneville sells Chicago, D.C., St. Louis and Cincinnati to Hubbard". Radio-Info.com. January 19, 2011. Archived from the original on January 22, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2011.
  5. ^ "Hubbard deal to purchase Bonneville stations closes". Radio Ink. May 2, 2011. Archived from the original on March 12, 2012. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  6. ^ WIL Rebrands as New Country 92.3 Radioinsight - January 30, 2017

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