WJNJ

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WJNJ
WJNJ PURE103.7-1320 logo.png
CityJacksonville, Florida
Broadcast areaJacksonville, Florida
BrandingPure Radio 103.7 & 1320
SloganJacksonville's Gospel Station
Frequency1320 kHz
Translator(s)W279AG 103.7 MHz (Atlantic Beach)
FormatUrban Gospel
Power50,000 watts day
5,000 watts night
ClassB
Facility ID29736
Transmitter coordinates30°17′42.00″N 81°44′33.00″W / 30.2950000°N 81.7425000°W / 30.2950000; -81.7425000
AffiliationsRadio One
OwnerNew Covenant Ministries, Inc.
WebsitePureRadioJax.org

WJNJ (1320 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station in Jacksonville, Florida. It is owned by New Covenant Ministries, Inc., and airs an urban gospel radio format. Its schedule is a mix of contemporary gospel hits and preaching shows aimed at the African-American community. Weekday mornings, it carries the Erica Campbell Show, syndicated from Radio One.

WJNJ broadcasts with 50,000 watts by day, the highest power permitted for commercial AM radio stations, using a non-directional antenna. But at night, to avoid interfering with other stations on AM 1320, it drops its power to 5,000 watts and uses a directional antenna. Listeners can also hear WJNJ programming on 103.7 MHz via FM translator station W279AG in Atlantic Beach, Florida.

History[edit]

In 1940, the station first signed on as WJHP, the third oldest radio station in Jacksonville.[1] It was owned by The Metropolis Company and was transmitted at 250 watts of power. WJHP was a Mutual Broadcasting System network affiliate.

The station also held the call signs WVOJ and WQIK before becoming WJGR on April 1, 1994. WJGR switched callsigns to WBOB on March 1, 2007; WBOB became WJNJ on May 3, 2010.[2]

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