WSGS

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WSGS
WSGS-FM 2014.PNG
City Hazard, Kentucky
Broadcast area Eastern Kentucky
Southwest Virginia
Northeastern Tennessee
Branding "WSGS"
Frequency 101.1 FM MHz
First air date November 23, 1947[1]
Format Country[2]
Power 100,000 Watts Horizontal
88,000 Watts Vertical
HAAT 446 meters (1,463 ft)
Class C
Facility ID 43964
Transmitter coordinates 37°11′38.0″N 83°10′52.0″W / 37.193889°N 83.181111°W / 37.193889; -83.181111
Callsign meaning Whitaker Sparkman Gorman Sturgill[3]
Last names of the station's original owners
Owner Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc.
Sister stations WJMD, WKIC, WZQQ
Webcast WSGS Webstream
Website WSGS Online
Studios of WSGS and sister-stations in Downtown Hazard

WSGS is a Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Hazard, Kentucky, United States, serving Eastern Kentucky and Southwest Virginia.[2] WSGS is owned and operated by Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc.[4]

Due to the high altitude of the station's transmitter, WSGS's strong signal can be heard throughout eastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and northeastern Tennessee, including parts of the Tri-Cities.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WSGS & WKIC - Celebrating 66 Years On The Air". WSGS/Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc. Retrieved June 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "WSGS - Timeline Photos". Facebook/Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ "WSGS Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ "60 dBu Service Contour for WSGS, 101.1 MHz, Hazard, KY". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 

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