WKGV

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WKGV
CitySwansboro, North Carolina
Broadcast areaWilmington, North Carolina
BrandingK-Love
SloganPositive and Encouraging
Frequency104.1 MHz
FormatContemporary Christian
ERP5,400 watts
HAAT105.3 meters
ClassA
Facility ID67339
Transmitter coordinates34°43′26″N 77°14′57″W / 34.72389°N 77.24917°W / 34.72389; -77.24917
Former callsignsWZXS (11/15/1990-3/4/2003)
WWTB (3/4/2003-11/29/2007)[1]
AffiliationsK-LOVE
OwnerEducational Media Foundation
WebcastListen Live
Websiteklove.com

WKGV (104.1 FM) is a Contemporary Christian radio station licensed to Swansboro, North Carolina. It is an affiliate of K-Love and is owned by Educational Media Foundation.

History[edit]

Jack Lee, manager of WFAI in Fayetteville, North Carolina from 1960 to 1971, was general manager of WZXS when it played adult standards.[2]

WWTB "Unforgettable Radio" signed off in January 2004 when new owner Sea-Comm announced the station would begin airing the same programming as WLTT "The Big Talker".[3]

In 2007, Educational Media Foundation agreed to buy WWTB from Sea-Comm for $900,000.[4] WWTB moved its frequency from 103.9 to 104.1, and its city of license from Topsail Beach to Swansboro.[5] The former WBNE became WNTB, taking over the WLTT simulcast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  2. ^ Michael Futch, "Vic Dawson's Vision Changed Fayetteville Radio," The Fayetteville Observer, December 1, 1995.
  3. ^ Amy Hotz, "Station Bought - Format Changing," Star-News, January 29, 2004.
  4. ^ "Deals". Broadcasting & Cable. 2007-01-21. Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  5. ^ "Close encounter in Philadelphia". Radio Business Report. 2007-01-15. Retrieved 2010-06-02.

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