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City Florala, Alabama
Broadcast area Andalusia, Alabama
Frequency 1230 AM (kHz)
First air date 1982
Format Classic Pop
Power 1000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 21743
Transmitter coordinates 31°00′20″N 86°19′53″W / 31.00556°N 86.33139°W / 31.00556; -86.33139
Owner Florala Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Sister stations WGYV

WKWL (1230 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve the community of Florala, Alabama. The station is owned by Florala Broadcasting Co., Inc. It airs a Classic Pop format to the central Florida Panhandle and central southern Alabama.[1]


This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on December 18, 1978.[2] The new station was assigned the WKWL call letters by the Federal Communications Commission in 1979.[3] WKWL received its license to cover from the FCC on May 28, 1982.[4]


Former on-air personnel include disc jockey Gary Scott Thomas.[5]


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Application Search Details (BP-20575)". FCC Media Bureau. December 18, 1978. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BL-19791206AE)". FCC Media Bureau. May 28, 1982. 
  5. ^ "Straight from the country D.J., a few revealing moments with KRTY's Gary Scott Thomas". San Jose Mercury News. February 11, 1994. p. 23. 

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