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Wlpr (am)

WLPR
City of license Prichard, Alabama
Broadcast area Mobile, Alabama
Slogan "Solid Gospel 960 AM"
Frequency 960 kHz
First air date 1986
Format Southern Gospel
Power 6,000 watts (day)
32 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 24454
Transmitter coordinates

30°45′50″N 88°06′36″W / 30.76389°N 88.11000°W / 30.76389; -88.11000

Former callsigns WGRR (1983-1989)[1]
Affiliations Salem Communications
Owner Goforth Media, Inc.
Sister stations WBHY, WBHY-FM
Website WLPR Online

WLPR (960 AM, "Solid Gospel 960 AM") is a radio station licensed to serve Prichard, Alabama, USA. The station is owned by Goforth Media, Inc.

WLPR broadcasts a Southern Gospel music format to the Mobile, Alabama, area.[2] The station features programming from Salem Communications.

History

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on July 29, 1983.[3] The new station was assigned the call letters WGRR by the FCC on October 11, 1983.[1] WGRR received its license to cover from the FCC on February 27, 1987.[4]

The station had the FCC change its callsign to the current WLPR call letters on April 1, 1989.[1]

In January 1994, Mobile Broadcast Service, Inc., reached an agreement to sell this station to Goforth Media, Inc. The deal was approved by the FCC on April 11, 1994, and the transaction was consummated on July 7, 1994.[5]

References

External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WLPR
  • Radio-Locator Information on WLPR
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WLPR


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