WLWL

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WLWL
WLWL 770TheBigWave logo.jpg
CityRockingham, North Carolina
Branding770 The Big Wave
SloganPowerhouse of the Two Carolinas
Frequency770 kHz C-QUAM AM Stereo
First air date1970[1]
FormatUrban Oldies
Power5,000 watts day
ClassD
Facility ID58964
Transmitter coordinates34°55′30″N 79°47′11″W / 34.92500°N 79.78639°W / 34.92500; -79.78639
OwnerBeach Music Broadcasting, Inc.
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.77wlwl.com

WLWL (770 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an urban oldies music format with an emphasis on beach music that is licensed to Rockingham, North Carolina, United States. While its effective coverage range is the Sandhills area of Central North and South Carolina, its signal reaches as far as Charlotte, 75 miles to the west. The station is currently owned by Beach Music Broadcasting, Inc.

The station was first licensed March 6, 1970.[1] WLWL uses airchecks from New York's WABC that feature the words "seventy-seven" in jingle form to promote its frequency of 770 kHz.

WLWL broadcasts only during daylight hours, to avoid interference with the WABC from New York, which has a Class A clear-channel license for the same frequency.

WLWL is not connected in any way with WLW, a radio station with a clear-channel license that broadcasts from Cincinnati at 700 kHz. And, they are not connected in any way with WWL, a radio station with a clear-channel license that broadcasts from New Orleans at 870 kHz. In addition, they are not connected in any way with WLS, a radio station with a clear-channel license that broadcasts from Chicago at 890 kHz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b History Cards for WLWL, fcc.gov. Retrieved June 22, 2018.

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