WSLK

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WSLK
WSLK 2008.PNG
City Moneta, Virginia
Broadcast area Southern Bedford County, Virginia
Northeastern Franklin County, Virginia
see reference below
Branding "Lake Radio 880"
Slogan "The Music You Remember at a Place You'll Never Forget"
Frequency 880 kHz
First air date 1991
Format Adult Standards
Oldies
Power 900 watts (daytime only)
Class D
Facility ID 31212
Transmitter coordinates 37°10′0.0″N 79°37′50.0″W / 37.166667°N 79.630556°W / 37.166667; -79.630556
Callsign meaning W Smith (Mountain) Lake
Former callsigns WBLU (1990-1994)
WLQE (1994-1997)
WVLR (1997-2001)
WCQV (2001-2008)[1]
Owner Smile Broadcasting, LLC
Webcast WSLK Webstream
Website WSLK Online

WSLK (880 AM, "Lake Radio 880") is a radio station licensed to serve Moneta, Virginia, USA. The station is owned and operated by Smile Broadcasting, LLC.[2]

WSLK broadcasts an Adult Standards and Oldies music format serving Smith Mountain Lake area in parts of Bedford and Franklin Counties in Virginia.[3][4]

History[edit]

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on January 4, 1990.[5] The new station was assigned the call sign WBLU by the FCC on February 7, 1990.[1] WBLU received its license to cover from the FCC on December 18, 1991.[6]

Smile Broadcasting LLC purchased WCQV, at the time a Southern Gospel station, from Perception Media Group in a deal announced in February 2008.[7] The station was sold for a reported $125,000.[7]

The station was assigned the current WSLK call sign by the FCC on April 7, 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "WSLK Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  4. ^ "WSLK-AM Radio Station Coverage Map". Radio-locator.com. Retrieved 2016-06-12. 
  5. ^ "Application Search Details (BP-19880126AB)". FCC Media Bureau. January 4, 1990. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BL-19911104AB)". FCC Media Bureau. December 18, 1991. 
  7. ^ a b "Deals - 2008-02-23". Broadcasting & Cable. February 24, 2008. Retrieved September 11, 2009. 

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