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City Harrington, Delaware
Broadcast area Central Delaware
Branding 88.7 The Bridge
Frequency 88.7 MHz
First air date 2009
Format Religious
ERP 25,000 watts (vert.)
HAAT 98.1 meters (322 feet)
Class B1
Facility ID 90270
Transmitter coordinates 38°53′30.0″N 75°34′48.0″W / 38.891667°N 75.580000°W / 38.891667; -75.580000
Owner The Bridge of Hope, Inc.
Website 887thebridge.com

WKNZ (88.7 FM) is a non-commercial educational broadcast radio station licensed to Harrington, Delaware, United States. WKNZ is owned and operated by The Bridge of Hope, Inc.


WKNZ broadcasts an adult Contemporary Christian music format, serving Central Delmarva.[1][2] The primary focus of the station is to bring people of different Christian denominations together, to strengthen families and churches through positive and uplifting music and to offer hope to people trying to find their way through difficult situations.[3]


This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on January 25, 2008.[4] The new station was assigned the call letters WKNZ by the FCC on June 9, 2008.[5]

In July 2009 the station unveiled its new name, logo and slogan: 88.7fm The Bridge, Connecting, Strengthening. Originally planned to launch in the first quarter of 2010, WKNZ began regular broadcast operations on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.


  1. ^ Varrine, Patrick (September 17, 2008). "Georgetown chamber economic development notes". Sussex Countian. 
  2. ^ "Making Moves: Monday Afternoon". Radio-Info.com. July 14, 2008. A group led by Christian broadcaster Bill Sammons will launch a non-commercial religious station in Harrington, Delaware outside of Dover, on WKNZ-FM (88.7). 
  3. ^ "About Us/Contact Info". 88.7 The Bridge. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BPED-19980320MD)". FCC Media Bureau. January 25, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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