WVLG

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WVLG
WVLG Radio Logo.png
City Wildwood, Florida
Broadcast area The Villages
Branding AM 640 Timeless Hits
Slogan The Voice Of The Villages
Frequency 640 kHz
Translator(s) W274BR (102.7 MHz, Lady Lake)
First air date 1986 (as WHOF)
Format Oldies/Easy listening
Power 930 watts (day)
860 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 70724
Callsign meaning The ViLlaGes
Former callsigns WHOF (1986-1988)
WMZY (5/1988-8/1988)
WHOF (1988-2000)
Affiliations Fox News Radio
Owner Village Communications[1]
Website cflradio.net/640_WVLG_AM.htm

WVLG (640 AM) is a radio station licensed to Wildwood, Florida.

WVLG broadcasts mainly to The Villages, Florida retirement community with a mixed oldies and easy listening format, and is an affiliate of Fox News Radio.

History[edit]

Originally licensed as WHOF in 1986 and was owned by Walker Heart of Florida Broadcasting and the station was licensed in Wildwood, Florida, but had a studio in Leesburg, Florida. In 1987, the station was sold to Jim Patrick and operated as WMZY and played contemporary Christian music and changed back to WHOF in 1988 and offered religious/talk programming. In 2001 the station was purchased by the Senior Broadcasting Corporation. In 2011, the station was sold for $750,000 to Villages Communications.[2]

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Coordinates: 28°51′19″N 81°58′12″W / 28.85528°N 81.97000°W / 28.85528; -81.97000