WKNZ (88.7 FM) is a non-commercial educational broadcast radio station licensed to Harrington, Delaware, United States. WKNZ is owned and operated by The Bridge of Hope, Inc. WKNZ programming can also be heard on WNJH in Cape May, New Jersey WNKZ-FM to the south of Salisbury, Maryland and on 100.1 (W261AE) in Templeville, Maryland and on 94.9 (W235DD) in Ocean City, Maryland.

Broadcast areaDover, Delaware
Frequency88.7 MHz
BrandingThe Bridge
FormatChristian adult contemporary
OwnerThe Bridge of Hope, Inc.
First air date
Technical information
Facility ID90270
ERP25,000 watts (vert.)
HAAT98.1 meters (322 feet)
Transmitter coordinates
38°53′30.0″N 75°34′48.0″W / 38.891667°N 75.580000°W / 38.891667; -75.580000
Translator(s)94.9 W235DD, Ocean City, Maryland
100.1 W261AE, Templeville, Maryland
Repeater(s)92.5 WNKZ-FM
105.5 WNJH
WebcastListen Live

Programming edit

WKNZ broadcasts an adult Contemporary Christian music format, serving Central Delmarva.[1][2] The primary focus of the station is to bring people of different Christian denominations together, to strengthen families and churches through positive and uplifting music and to offer hope to people trying to find their way through difficult situations.[3]

History edit

This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on January 25, 2008.[4] The new station was assigned the call letters WKNZ by the FCC on June 9, 2008.[5]

In July 2009 the station unveiled its new name, logo and slogan: 88.7fm The Bridge, Connecting, Strengthening. Originally planned to launch in the first quarter of 2010, WKNZ began regular broadcast operations on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.

References edit

  1. ^ Varrine, Patrick (September 17, 2008). "Georgetown chamber economic development notes". Sussex Countian.
  2. ^ "Making Moves: Monday Afternoon". Radio-Info.com. July 14, 2008. A group led by Christian broadcaster Bill Sammons will launch a non-commercial religious station in Harrington, Delaware outside of Dover, on WKNZ-FM (88.7).
  3. ^ "About Us/Contact Info". 88.7 The Bridge. Retrieved November 19, 2010.
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BPED-19980320MD)". FCC Media Bureau. January 25, 2008.
  5. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.

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