WLEY (AM)

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WLEY
CityCayey, Puerto Rico
Broadcast areaPuerto Rico
BrandingRadio Ley 1080
SloganEl Líder de la Montaña
Frequency1080 kHz
Translator(s)W236DS 95.1 (Juncos)
Repeater(s)WSKN
First air dateSeptember 8, 1964
FormatNews Talk Information
Power250 watts unlimited
ClassB
Facility ID52945
Transmitter coordinates18°6′55.00″N 66°8′28.00″W / 18.1152778°N 66.1411111°W / 18.1152778; -66.1411111
AffiliationsCNN Radio
OwnerMedia Power Group
(Media Power Group, Inc.)
Sister stationsWSKN, WDEP, WKFE, W228EF
Webcastlisten live
Websitewww.radioisla.tv

WLEY (1080 AM, "Radio Ley") is a radio station licensed to serve Cayey, Puerto Rico. The station was founded on September 8, 1964 and it is owned by Media Power Group, Inc. WLEY is part of the Radio Isla Network.[1] It airs a Spanish language News Talk Information format.[2]

The station was assigned the WLEY call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[3]

Ownership[edit]

In July 1999, Uno Radio of Ponce Inc., Caguas, P.R. (Jesus M. Soto, chairman) reached an agreement to purchase five radio stations in Puerto Rico from Ponce Broadcasting Corp. (Janero G. Scarano Sr., Julio C. Braum, Luis F. Sala, Catalina Scarano and Sala Business Corp., shareholders) for a reported sale price of $10.75 million.[4]

In June 2003, Media Power Group Inc. (Eduardo Rivero Albino, chairman, Gilberto Rivera Gutierrez, Jose E. Fernandez and Joe Pagan, shareholders) reached an agreement to purchase four AM radio stations in Puerto Rico, including WLEY, from Uno Radio Group. (Jesus M. Soto, owner) for a reported $6.8 million.[5]

Translator stations[edit]

Broadcast translators of WLEY
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
FCC info
W236DS 95.1 FM Juncos, Puerto Rico 250 FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  4. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 1999-07-01.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Changing Hands". Broadcasting & Cable. 2003-06-09.

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