WJWD

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WJWD
City Marshall, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Madison, Wisconsin
Branding The Truth Heard in Black and White
Frequency 90.3 MHz
First air date 2003
Format Christian
ERP 9,900 watts (vertical)
55 watts (horizontal)
HAAT 95 meters (312 feet)
Class B1
Facility ID 93445
Transmitter coordinates 43°20′40″N 89°06′10″W / 43.34444°N 89.10278°W / 43.34444; -89.10278
Former callsigns [1]
Affiliations Calvary Radio Network
Owner Calvary Radio Network, Inc.
Sister stations WCJL, WHLP, WJCZ, WJCO, WOJC, WJCY, WMJC, WOJC, WQKO, WVWG, WTZI, WTZY
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.calvaryradionetwork.com
Calvary Chapel Madison

WJWD (90.3 and 101.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Marshall, Wisconsin. The station is owned by Calvary Radio Network, and broadcasts that network's lineup of Christian teaching and music, mostly modern praise and worship and Christian rock and pop. WJWD is supported locally by Calvary Chapel Madison; Pastor Jeff Solwold 4702 E. Broadway, Madison, WI 53716. WJWD, was purchased from Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa on May 2010 by Calvary Radio Network, an Indiana non profit corporation based out of Valparaiso, IN. Calvary Radio is the radio outreach of several non-denominational churches focused on the "inerrancy of the Bible" and the "expository teaching from Genesis to Revelation".

WJWD has its 95 meter tower located on HWY 60 just outside Columbus, Wisconsin.

History[edit]

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on February 25, 2000.[2] The new station was assigned the call letters WJWD by the FCC on August 1, 2001.[1] WJWD received its license to cover from the FCC on March 19, 2003.[3]

WJWD first signed on in January 2003. In February 2007, the station applied to the FCC for a "main studio waiver" that would allow the station to be operated remotely from outside the broadcast area of the station itself.[4]

Programming[edit]

Some of the station's programs include The Upward Call and Battleground. For The Upward Call, Pastor Jeff Solwold presents the Gospel with line by line, verse by verse Bible teaching that airs weeknights at 6:00 p.m., noon on Saturdays, and 9:30 a.m. on Sundays. Battleground airs live Mondays through Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Central.

Another popular program is Pastor's Perspective, a live call in show that deals with Christian apologetics and questions about the Bible and Christian living. It airs every week night.

The Word For Today, with Pastor Chuck Smith, is broadcast twice a day at 7:30 a.m. and Noon. The Word For Today is a non-profit organization, and an outreach of Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa. Pastor Chuck Smith's radio and TV programs can be heard on stations nationwide. The program can be heard in over 350 cities world-wide, and airs more than 300 times daily.

WJWD airs the 10:30 a.m. services, live, from Calvary Chapel Madison starting at 10:40 a.m. until noon.

Translators[edit]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
W270AU 101.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin 10 D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Application Search Details (BPED-19990519MH)". FCC Media Bureau. February 25, 2000. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BLED-20030213AAJ)". FCC Media Bureau. March 19, 2003. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (MSW-20070205AEQ)". FCC Media Bureau. February 7, 2007. 

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