WPCF

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WPCF
City Panama City Beach, Florida
Broadcast area Panama City area
Branding 92.9 PLAY-FM
Frequency 1290 kHz
Translator(s) W225AG/92.9 FM
Format Dance
Power 270 watts (day)/55 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 13012
Transmitter coordinates 30°10′44.00″N 85°46′55.00″W / 30.1788889°N 85.7819444°W / 30.1788889; -85.7819444
Callsign meaning Panama City, Florida
Former callsigns WDLP (1979-1994)
Owner Evolution Broadcasting, LLC
(Patrick M Pfeffer)
Website http://939playfm.com

WPCF (AM 1290) and its FM translator W225AG 92.9 MHz is a radio station called "92.9 PLAY-FM...electronic music radio" broadcasting a 24/7 Dance format. Licensed to Panama City Beach, Florida, USA, the station serves the Panama City area. The station is owned by Evolution Broadcasting, LLC, whose sole managing member is Patrick Pfeffer.[1]

WPCF plays Dance Music each day from 5A.M.-6P.M., and then wide spectrum of EDM (electronic dance music) from 6P.M. until 5A.M. that reaches deep into the dance music genre, including House, Techno, Trance, Deep House, Breakbeats, Drum and Bass, Trap, and Trip-Hop. On the weekends the station also airs a number of syndicated shows including "Behind the Iron Curtain with Umek", "Aly & Fila's FSOE", "UMF Radio", "Space Odyssey with DJ Pulsar", "The Remix Top 30 with Hollywood Hamilton", Sixxty Sessions w/ Steffen Baumann, Drumcode with Adam Beyer, NovaDose Radio with Jai Nova, and a number of weekly guest mixes. On September 8, 2017, Play FM has change their frequency from 93.9 FM to 92.9 FM with a bigger signal from 90 watts to 250 watts.

Translator[edit]

Broadcast translators of WPCF
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W225AG 92.9 Panama City, Florida 141653 250 130 m (430 ft) D 30º10'44"N, 86º46'55"W FCC

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters WPCF on April 1, 1979. On June 6, 1994, the station changed its call sign to WDLP then on March 10, 2000 to the current WPCF.[2]

On January 6, 2014, WPCF dropped its Trop-Rock format for all Dance and Electronic music, becoming "93.9 PLAY-FM" under the operations of Patrick Pfeffer, owner of Club La Vela, a dance club in Panama City Beach that bills itself as "the largest nightclub in the USA".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WPCF Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WPCF Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ Dance Plays In Panama City from Radio Insight (January 6, 2014)

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