WEOA 1400 is an AM station licensed to and serving the Evansville, Indiana market. The transmitter is located near the interchange of I-164 and Weinbach Avenue in Evansville.
|Broadcast area||Evansville, Indiana|
|Slogan||HIP HOP AND R&B|
|Translator(s)||98.5 W253BF (Evansville)|
|First air date||1936|
|Callsign meaning||We're Evansville On the Air (call sign was explained this way when originally used in the 1940s)|
|Former callsigns||WEOA (1936-1960s)|
|Owner||BLS Entertainment Inc.|
1400 AM originally was WEOA (Evansville On the Air) then changed to WROZ, a country music-formatted station in the 1960s and 1970s. After WROZ left, 1400 became a simulcast of then WJPS-FM (now WLFW 93.5).
In 1997, a group of African American investors approached South Central about leasing the frequency for an Urban contemporary format. South Central agreed. For 10 years WEOA would be the only Urban station in the Evansville until August 2007 when CHR/Pop WDKS shifted to Urban.
On March 19, 2018 WEOA changed their format from urban adult contemporary to urban contemporary, branded as "98.5 WEOA".
- WEOA Flips to Hip Hop Radioinsight - March 19, 2018
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WEOA
- Radio-Locator Information on WEOA
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WEOA
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W253BF
- Radio-Locator information on W253BF
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