WOJL

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WOJL
Station wojl.JPG
City Louisa, Virginia
Broadcast area Louisa County, Virginia
Orange County, Virginia
Branding "Classic Hits 105.5 & 95.3, Sam FM"
Frequency 105.5 MHz
(also on HD Radio)
First air date July 8, 1980
Format Classic Hits
Power 6,000 Watts
HAAT 99 Meters
Class A
Facility ID 41899
Transmitter coordinates 38°1′37.0″N 78°1′5.0″W / 38.026944°N 78.018056°W / 38.026944; -78.018056
Callsign meaning related to former Oldies format
Former callsigns WLSA (1980-2004)
Affiliations Classic Hits (Westwood One)
Owner Piedmont Communications, Inc.
Sister stations WCVA, WJMA, WVCV
Website WOJL Online

WOJL is a Classic Hits formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Louisa, Virginia, serving Orange and Louisa counties. WOJL is owned and operated by Piedmont Communications, Inc.[1]

History[edit]

WOJL signed on the air on July 8, 1980 with the callsign WLSA, carrying a Country format.

At midnight on May 27, 2004, WLSA dropped "105 Country" after being bought by Piedmont Communications and switched to oldies as "Oldies 105". A month later on June 28, the callsign was switched to WOJL, which is now broadcast in HD.

At noon on July 2, 2005, the format was switched again, this time to Adult Hits under the branding "Sam FM". On August 31, 2015, Westwood One eliminated the Sam FM service.[2] The same day, WOJL dropped the Adult Hits format, switching to Classic Hits as "Classic Hits 105.5".[2] The station reverted to the "Sam FM" branding in early January 2016. Also in early 2016, the station began simulcasting on 95.3 W237CA, an FM translator in Culpeper, via sister station 1490 WCVA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WOJL Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ a b Venta, Lance (August 31, 2015). "Westwood One Cancels SAM; Leads To Multiple Flips". RadioInsight. Retrieved August 31, 2015. 

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