WIDA (AM)

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WIDA
WIDA-AM logo.png
CityCarolina, Puerto Rico
BrandingVida AM 1400
Frequency1400 kHz
First air dateSeptember 25, 1964
FormatSilent
Power1,000 watts
ClassB
Facility ID54870
Transmitter coordinates18°23′49″N 65°56′06″W / 18.39694°N 65.93500°W / 18.39694; -65.93500
Callsign meaningVIDA
Former callsignsWVOZ (1964-1980)[1]
OwnerPrimera Iglesia Bautista de Carolina
(Radio Vida, Incorporado)
Sister stationsWIDA-FM
Websitecadenaradiovida.net

WIDA (1400 AM, "Vida AM") is a radio station licensed to serve Carolina, Puerto Rico. The station is owned by Primera Iglesia Bautista de Carolina, through licensee Radio Vida Incorporado.[2] It airs a Spanish language Christian radio format.[3]

The station was assigned the WIDA call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on September 1, 1980.[1]

On September 20, 2017, the station's transmitter site was heavily damaged by Hurricane Maria and on October 10, the diesel generator was robbed. As of March 2018, the station remains off the air until repairs can be made.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  2. ^ Jacobs, George (2007). National Radio: Puerto Rico (US Associated). World Radio TV Handbook 2007: The Directory of Global Broadcasting. Billboard Books. pp. 305–306. ISBN 0-8230-5997-9.
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron.

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