WSOG

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WSOG
City Spring Valley, Illinois
Broadcast area LaSalle-Peru
Frequency 88.1 MHz
Translator(s) (see Stations)
Repeater(s) (see Stations)
First air date 2002
Format Catholic radio
ERP 4,000 watts vertical only
HAAT 80 meters
Class A (non-commercial educational)
Facility ID 91823
Transmitter coordinates 41°17′32.1″N 89°07′59.3″W / 41.292250°N 89.133139°W / 41.292250; -89.133139Coordinates: 41°17′32.1″N 89°07′59.3″W / 41.292250°N 89.133139°W / 41.292250; -89.133139 (NAD83)
Affiliations EWTN
Owner Spirit Education Association, Inc.
Webcast 80kb/s MP3
Website wsogradio.com

WSOG is an FM broadcasting station on 88.1 MHz at Spring Valley, Illinois. It broadcasts Catholic radio programs, primarily EWTN Radio supplemented with local programs. It is licensed to Spirit Education Association, Inc. and has studios at St. Bede Academy in Peru, Illinois.[1]

Stations[edit]

As of October 2009, WSOG uses 5 additional translators, and has applied for 2 more. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockford has also applied for other stations.

In addition, as of October 2009, commercial station 94.3 WPMJ Chillicothe, Illinois was in the process of being sold to CRCI, L.L.C., a company controlled by WSOG project coordinator[2] Allen C. Drake of El Paso, Illinois.[3][4]

Licensed stations running WSOG programming[1][5]
Fac. ID Freq. Callsign City of license Licensee Founded Tower (NAD83)
91823 88.1 WSOG Spring Valley Spirit Education Association 2002 (2002) 41°17′32.1″N 89°07′59.3″W / 41.292250°N 89.133139°W / 41.292250; -89.133139
145892 94.7 W234AO El Paso Spirit Education Association 2006 (2006) 40°44′31.1″N 89°01′52.3″W / 40.741972°N 89.031194°W / 40.741972; -89.031194 (W234AO)
153248 98.9 W201DH DeKalb Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockford 2008 (2008) 41°56′1.0″N 88°44′54.3″W / 41.933611°N 88.748417°W / 41.933611; -88.748417 (W201DH)
153276 105.1 W286BM Dixon Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockford 2008 (2008) 41°49′50.5″N 89°29′47.3″W / 41.830694°N 89.496472°W / 41.830694; -89.496472 (W286BM)
153339 93.5 W228BZ Garden Prairie Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockford 2008 (2008) 42°16′37.1″N 88°42′55.4″W / 42.276972°N 88.715389°W / 42.276972; -88.715389 (W228BZ)
153314 100.5 W263BM Steward Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockford 2008 (2008) 41°49′50.5″N 89°29′47.3″W / 41.830694°N 89.496472°W / 41.830694; -89.496472 (W263BM)
Applications from Spirit Educational Association & Diocese of Rockford
Fac. ID Freq. City of license Licensee Application date Tower (NAD83)
145803 92.1 Bloomington Spirit Education Association March 17, 2003 (2003-03-17) 40°27′10.0″N 88°57′56.0″W / 40.452778°N 88.965556°W / 40.452778; -88.965556 (92.1 (145803) Bloomington)
145922 94.5 Sandwich Spirit Education Association March 17, 2003 (2003-03-17) 41°37′36.4″N 88°36′1.8″W / 41.626778°N 88.600500°W / 41.626778; -88.600500 (94.5 (145922) Sandwich)
153179 94.5 Freeport Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockford March 17, 2003 (2003-03-17) 42°17′44.0″N 89°37′24.9″W / 42.295556°N 89.623583°W / 42.295556; -89.623583 (94.5 (153179) Freeport)
153348 103.9 Rockford Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockford March 17, 2003 (2003-03-17) 42°12′3.0″N 89°03′24.4″W / 42.200833°N 89.056778°W / 42.200833; -89.056778 (103.9 (153348) Rockford)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "WSOG Catholic Radio Home Page". WSOG Catholic Radio. El Paso, Illinois: Allen Drake. 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  2. ^ "WSOG Catholic Radio 88.1 FM Staff". WSOG Catholic Radio. El Paso, Illinois: Allen Drake. 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  3. ^ Tarter, Steve (2009-10-11). "On the Air: FM station sells after price drop". Peoria Journal Star. Peoria, Illinois. p. C4. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  4. ^ Kelly Communications, Inc.; CRCI, L.L.C. (2009-10-04). "File No. BALH-20091002ABB — FCC Form 314: Application for Consent to Assignment of Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License". Retrieved 2009-10-11.  Includes attachments.
  5. ^ "WSOG Catholic Radio Mission". WSOG Catholic Radio. El Paso, Illinois: Allen Drake. 2009-04-04. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 

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