WILV

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For the Chicago, Illinois radio station that held the call sign WILV at 100.3 FM from 2004 to 2015, see WSHE-FM.
WILV
City Loves Park, Illinois
Broadcast area Rockford, Illinois
Janesville, Wisconsin
Beloit, Wisconsin
Branding K-LOVE
Slogan "Positive, Encouraging, K-LOVE"
Frequency 91.1 FM (MHz)
First air date 1988
Format Christian Contemporary
ERP 7,000 watts
HAAT 161 meters
Class B1
Former callsigns WGSL (1987-2015)
Affiliations K-LOVE
Owner Educational Media Foundation
Sister stations WQFL
Webcast Listen live
Website http://www.klove.com/

WILV (91.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Christian Contemporary format as an affiliate of K-LOVE. Licensed to Loves Park, Illinois and serving the Rockford, Illinois area, the station is currently owned by Educational Media Foundation.[1]

History[edit]

WILV began broadcasting as WGSL in 1988.[2] The station was sold to Educational Media Foundation in January 2009.[3] Prior to the station's sale to Educational Media Foundation, it was owned by Christian Communication Network[4] (Christian Life Center School)[3] and aired a Christian format branded "Radio 91",[4][5] with the slogan "Your Home for Life".[6] The station aired Christian talk and teaching programs such as In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley, Back to the Bible, Focus on the Family, and Grace to You with John MacArthur.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WILV fcc.gov. Accessed December 31, 2013
  2. ^ Application Search Details fcc.gov. Accessed December 31, 2013
  3. ^ a b Application Search Details fcc.gov. Accessed December 31, 2013
  4. ^ a b Two Rockford Christian Radio Outlets Sold WIFR. May 11, 2009. Accessed December 31, 2013
  5. ^ OTW: TV51, Radio 91 team up for family fun Press Release. The Rock River Times. August 31-September 6, 2005. Accessed December 31, 2013
  6. ^ "Radio91 Your Home For Life", Radio 91. Internet Archive. Archived March 1, 2000. Accessed November 10, 2015
  7. ^ Radio 91 Schedule: Monday-Thursday, Radio 91. Internet Archive. Archived June 9, 2000. Accessed November 10, 2015

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Coordinates: 42°19′20″N 89°00′41″W / 42.32222°N 89.01139°W / 42.32222; -89.01139