WWGN

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WWGN
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CityOttawa, Illinois
Broadcast areaLaSalle, Illinois
Peru, Illinois
Ottawa, Illinois
Streator, Illinois
Branding"SONLIFE Radio Network"
Frequency88.9 MHz
First air dateSeptember 24, 1994[1]
FormatReligious
ERP4,100 watts vertical
1,400 watts horizontal
HAAT148.4 meters (487 ft)
ClassB1
Facility ID13926
AffiliationsSONLIFE Radio Network
OwnerFamily Worship Center Church, Inc.
WebcastListen live
Websitehttp://sonlifetv.com/

WWGN is a religious formatted radio station broadcasting on 88.9 FM. The station is licensed to Ottawa, Illinois, and serving the areas of LaSalle, Illinois, Peru, Illinois, Ottawa, Illinois, and Streator, Illinois. WWGN is owned and operated by Family Worship Center Church, Inc.

History[edit]

The station began broadcasting on September 24, 1994, and was owned by Cornerstone Community Radio, airing a religious format.[1] In 1999, the station was sold to American Family Association for $250,000, and it became an affiliate of American Family Radio.[2][3][4] In 2004, the station was sold to Family Worship Center Church, along with WAWF and WBMF, for $1 million.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1996, Broadcasting & Cable, 1996. p. B-132. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  2. ^ Application Search Details – BALED-19981028GE, fcc.gov. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "Transactions", Radio & Records. November 20, 1998. p. 6. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  4. ^ "American Family Radio Network" (PDF). American Family Radio. January 6, 2003. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 8, 2003. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  5. ^ "Transactions". Radio Business Report. Vol. 21 no. 124. June 25, 2004. Archived from the original on August 26, 2004. Retrieved June 27, 2018.

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Coordinates: 41°18′05″N 88°57′11″W / 41.30139°N 88.95306°W / 41.30139; -88.95306