WRTG

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WRTG Radio La Grande
City Garner, North Carolina
Broadcast area Research Triangle
Slogan La Grande
Frequency 1000 kHz
First air date 1969
Format Spanish Variety
Power 1,000 watts day
Class D
Facility ID 9072
Transmitter coordinates 35°43′50.00″N 78°36′12.00″W / 35.7305556°N 78.6033333°W / 35.7305556; -78.6033333
Callsign meaning W-Research Triangle, Garner (disambugiation of WRTP, former calls of WLLQ)
Owner Estuardo Valdemar Rodriguez And Leonor Rodriguez
Sister stations WLLQ, WGSB
Website [1] Tunein LA GRANDE, Twitter LA GRANDE

WRTG (1000 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve the community of Garner, North Carolina. It airs a Spanish language format as part of the La Grande network.

History[edit]

WRTG hit the local airwaves in 1969 as country station WKBQ. In 1987, the station became classic country WHEV under the ownership of Henry E. Veil. After going dark in the early 1990s, Veil gave the license to Durham-based Carolina Christian Communications, which signed 1000 AM back on the air in 1994 with a simulcast of contemporary Christian station WRTP, 1530 AM. A third AM signal, WGSB (1060 AM in Mebane, North Carolina) joined the simulcast in 1995. The stations were then known as "His Radio WRTP" and owned by Radio Training Network along with WRTP-FM in Roanoke Rapids and several FM translators across the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina.

In October 2004, WRTG, along with WRTP and WGSB were purchased by Estuardo Valdemar Rodriguez and Leonor Rodriguez, owners of WLLN in Lillington, North Carolina, for $1.1 million. On February 3, 2005, WRTP and its sister AM stations ceased broadcasting the "His Radio WRTP" Christian format. After a day off the air, the three stations resumed broadcasting a Spanish-language format on February 4, 2005. The stations carry the regional Mexican format formerly heard on WFTK.

In November 2011 WRTG changed its format to "Radio La Grande". Now Radio La Grande is transmitting in different frequencies in North Carolina. WRTG 1000AM Raleigh, Garner, WRTP 1530AM Durham, Chape Hill, Cary, WGSB 1060AM MEBANE, HILLSBORO, WLLN 1370AM LILLINGTON, ANGER.

Programming[edit]

"La Grande Program" Monday - Friday 7:00am – 10:00am El Levanton Con El Dj Negro y El Pestayo 10:00am – 11:00am Las Movidas de la Grande con el Musculito de la Grande Jairo Barrios 11:00am – 12:00pm La hora de los Macuarro con el Musculito de la Grande Jairo Barrios 12:00pm – 12:30pm Los Deportes con el Dj Negro El Padrino Y El Pestayo 12:30pm – 1:00pm De todo un poco con Migue Gonzales 2:00pm – 3:00pm El Reventon Sonidero con el Dj Negro 3:00pm – 4:00pm Norteño VS Tierra Caliente con el Dj Negro 4:00pm – 5:00pm La Media Mix con Carlos el Baby Face y La Costeña 5:00pm – 6:00pm Las Inmortales con Raymundo Ruiz 6:00pm- 7:00pm La Hora Romantica Con Raymundo Ruiz


Sabados 6:00am – 8:00am Los Grandes Exitos de La Grande 8:00am – 10:00am Conteo 20 Monitor Latino 10:00am – 11:00am Jairo Barrios El Gato 11:00am – 2:00pm El Costeño de Acapulco 2:00pm – 3:00pm DJ Taz 3:00pm – 4:00pm Dani Boy 4:00pm – 7:00pm La Hora Costeña con DJ Milton 7:00pm – 8:00am Los Grande Exitos de La Grande

Domingos 8:00am – 10:00am De Paisano a Paisano 10:00am – 11:00am Jairo Barrios El Gato 11:00am – 12:00pm Los Pequeños de La Grande con Franklin 12:00pm – 2:00pm DJ Taz 2:00pm – 4:00pm Dani boy 4:00pm – 7:00pm La Hora Costeña con DJ Milton 7:00pm – 6:00am Los Grande Exitos de La Grande

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