WDNO

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WDNO
CityQuebradillas, Puerto Rico
BrandingCima Norte 97.9 FM
SloganVive tus Exitos
Frequency960 kHz
Translator(s)W250CF 97.9 (Arecibo)
W256DX 99.1 (Aguadilla)
First air date1982
FormatSpanish Variety
Power1,000 watts day
1,700 watts night
ClassB
Facility ID11621
Transmitter coordinates18°20′8.00″N 67°1′51.00″W / 18.3355556°N 67.0308333°W / 18.3355556; -67.0308333
Callsign meaningDel
Norte
Former callsignsWJYT (1982-1988)
WORR (1988-1992)
WKVN (1992-2004)
WCHQ (2004-2011)
AffiliationsCamarero Radio Network
OwnerDel Norte, Inc.
(Aurio A. Matos Barreto)
Sister stationsWCMA
WJIT
WLUZ
WZCA
WWNA
WLYM-LP
Websitewww.cimafm.com

WDNO (960 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish Variety format. Licensed to Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, the station is currently owned by Aurio A. Matos Barreto. WDNO broadcast its Cima FM simulcast on W250CF 97.9 FM in Arecibo and W256DX 99.1 FM in Aguadilla.[1] WDNO is part of the Cima Radio Network and affiliated with the Camarero Horse Racing Radio Network.

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters WJYT on 1982-06-28. On 1988-07-07, the station changed its call sign to WORR, on 1992-09-28 to WKVN, on 2004-07-06 to WCHQ, and on 2011-01-19 to the current WDNO.[2]

Ownership[edit]

In July 2003, International Broadcasting Corp. (Angel Roman, president) reached an agreement to buy two radio stations, WRSJ and WKVN (now WDNO), from Concillio Mision Cristiano Fuente de Agua Viva Inc. (Otoniel Font, president) for a reported sale price of $1.45 million.[3]

Since October 1, 2016 and after 29 years broadcasting in the frequency 103.7 FM, WDNO and the translator station with the approval of the Federal Communications Commission in the United States, has changed to 97.9 FM for best coverage. In March 2018, The station was announced that the FM translator in Arecibo will move the frecuency to 98.3 FM in the next few months and the callsign will change to W252EA, pending FCC approval.

Translator stations[edit]

Broadcast translators of WDNO
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
FCC info
W250CF 97.9 FM Arecibo, Puerto Rico .23 FCC
W256DX 99.1 FM Aguadilla, Puerto Rico .041 FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WDNO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WDNO Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 2003-07-14.

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