WGMN is a news-talk broadcast radio station licensed to and serving Roanoke, Virginia.[3] WGMN is owned and operated by Three Daughters Media.[4] The station went on the air in 1946 as WROV-AM and broadcast a Contemporary hit radio format in the 1970s. WROV had a Golden Oldies format from 1989 to 1998, then became an ESPN affiliate and changed call letters to WGMN. The station switched to a news-talk format in June 2019.[5]

WGMN
CityRoanoke, Virginia
Broadcast areaMetro Roanoke
BrandingNewsTalk 1240
Frequency1240 AM kHz
Translator(s)W258DN (99.5 MHz, Roanoke)
W270CU (101.9 MHz, Roanoke)
First air date1946[1]
Formatnews-talk
Power1,000 Watts day and night
ClassC
Facility ID37746
Transmitter coordinates37°16′12.0″N 79°58′14.0″W / 37.270000°N 79.970556°W / 37.270000; -79.970556
Call sign meaningW GaMe Network
former branding
Former call signsWROV (1946-1998)
WGMN (1998-Present)[2]
OwnerThree Daughters Media
(3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
Sister stationsWBLT, WBZS, WIQO-FM, WMNA, WMNA-FM, WVGM
WebcastWGMN Webstream
WebsiteWGMN Online

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-570. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  3. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  4. ^ "WGMN Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  5. ^ https://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/187484/wgmn-roanoke-flips-from-sports-to-news-talk

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