|Broadcast area||Scranton, Pennsylvania
Binghamton, New York
Elmira, New York
|Translator(s)||See § Translators|
|Callsign meaning||We Proclaim Everlasting Life|
|Owner||Montrose Broadcasting Corp.|
WPEL is a religious radio station in Montrose, Pennsylvania. It is a non-commercial, listener-supported radio station owned and operated by the Montrose Broadcasting Corporation, a non-profit organization founded by W. Douglas Roe.
WPEL-AM, a 1,000 watt daytime station at 800 AM, has been on the air since May 30, 1953. It broadcasts gospel music from 6:00 a.m. to sunset.
WPEL-FM, at 96.5 FM, began broadcasting on June 5, 1961. At 57,000 watts, it is one of the region's most powerful radio stations. Located about halfway between Scranton, Pennsylvania and Binghamton, New York, WPEL-FM serves a potential audience of more than 800,000 listeners in 16 counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania and New York’s Southern Tier. It broadcasts a blended format of Bible teaching programs, inspirational music and newscasts.
WPEL-FM began streaming their programming on the world-wide-web on April 17, 2008.
The primary announcers of WPEL-FM are Larry Souder, Lloyd Sheldon, Aaron Griggs, David MacFadden and Brenda Sheridan.
In addition to the main transmitter, WPEL is relayed on 4 translators to widen its broadcast area.
|City of license||ERP
|W219CE||91.7||Elmira, New York||55||D||FCC|
|W234BT||94.7||Endicott, New York||250||D||FCC|
|W292DL||106.3||Binghamton, New York||14||D||FCC|
- WPEL-FM official website
- List of "grandfathered" FM radio stations in the U.S.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WPEL
- Radio-Locator information on WPEL
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WPEL
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