WGTM (Spindale, North Carolina)

WGTM (1520 AM) was a radio station broadcasting an Oldies/Adult Standards format. It was licensed to Spindale, North Carolina, United States, and is owned by Jesse A. Cowan.

Frequency1520 kHz
FormatDefunct, was Oldies/Adult Standards
OwnerJesse A. Cowan
First air date
October 1982 (1982-10)[1]
Last air date
November 20, 2015 (2015-11-20)
Former call signs
WGMA (1982–2012)
WVOH (2012–2014)
Technical information
Power500 watts daytime
Transmitter coordinates
35°21′00″N 81°56′18″W / 35.35000°N 81.93833°W / 35.35000; -81.93833

WGTM went silent on November 20, 2015 after losing its transmitter site; on May 3, 2017, it notified the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that it was unable to find a new site and requested the deletion of its license.[2] The license was canceled on June 29, 2017.[3]

History of call letters edit

The call letters WGTM used to be assigned to a station in Wilson, North Carolina.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-330. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  2. ^ Cowan, Jesee A. (May 3, 2017). "Notification of Suspension of Operations". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "Broadcast Actions" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. July 5, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "WGTM Now 5 kw" (PDF). Broadcasting. September 27, 1948. Retrieved 10 January 2015.

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