WPGY (1580 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an oldies format. It licensed to Ellijay, Georgia, United States, and is owned by Randy Gravley and Byron Dobbs, through licensee Tri-State Communications, Inc. It features programming from AP Radio.[1]

WPGY
Frequency1580 kHz
Programming
FormatOldies
AffiliationsAP Radio
Ownership
Owner
  • Randy Gravley and Byron Dobbs
  • (Tri-State Communications, Inc.)
WLJA-FM
History
First air date
1978 (as WLEJ)
Former call signs
WLEJ (1978-1986)
WLJA (1986-1999)
Technical information
Facility ID36891
ClassD
PowerWPGY: 500 watts day
ERPW229CE: 250 watts
Transmitter coordinates
34°42′14″N 84°28′35″W / 34.70389°N 84.47639°W / 34.70389; -84.47639
34°41′56″N 84°28′42″W / 34.69889°N 84.47833°W / 34.69889; -84.47833 (APP)
Translator(s)93.7 W229CE (Ellijay)
98.1 MHz W251CZ (Jasper)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitewljaradio.com

HistoryEdit

The station went on the air as WLJA on May 14, 1986. On December 1, 1999, the station changed its call sign to the current WPGY.[2]

TranslatorEdit

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
(W)
Height
(m (ft))
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W229CE 93.7 Ellijay, Georgia 139736 250 191 m (627 ft) D 34°37′46.3″N 84°29′28.7″W / 34.629528°N 84.491306°W / 34.629528; -84.491306 (W229CE) FCC LMS
W251CZ 98.1 Jasper, Georgia 201128 200 0 m (0 ft) D 34°31′46.3″N 84°20′23.4″W / 34.529528°N 84.339833°W / 34.529528; -84.339833 (W251CZ) FCC LMS

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WPGY Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WPGY Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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