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City Fitzgerald, Georgia
Branding Radio 96.9 WRDO
Frequency 96.9 MHz
First air date 1991
Format Classic Hits
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 100 meters
Class A
Facility ID 24738
Transmitter coordinates 31°44′33.00″N 83°14′39.00″W / 31.7425000°N 83.2441667°W / 31.7425000; -83.2441667
Affiliations Tom Kent Radio Network
Owner Broadcast South, LLC
Sister stations WKZZ, WDMG, WPNG, WJHD, WVOH, WBHB
Webcast Listen Live
Website 96.9 WRDO Radio

WRDO (96.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits format. Licensed to Fitzgerald, Georgia, USA. The station is currently owned by Broadcast South, LLC and features programing from Tom Kent Radio Network distributed through United Stations Radio Networks.[1]

The station is managed by Micky Helms, a well known radio personality and resident of Fitzgerald, Georgia. Micky, along with longtime media guru Howard Jordan, host a daily morning show 6-10am EST. Along with programming from the Tom Kent Radio Network, WRDO hosts many different shows and programs from Ben Hill County and surrounding areas including high school football, church services, and community/commerce services.[2]

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters WRDO were previously assigned to an AM station in Augusta, Maine, operating on 1400 kHz with 1000 W power.[3]

On January 1, 2016 WRDO changed their format from soft adult contemporary to classic hits.


  1. ^ "WRDO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes". 
  3. ^ "Yankee Adds WRDO" (PDF). Broadcasting. April 15, 1935. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 

Bull Durham, 1988

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