Former WOLY AM 1500 Battle Creek

Last Known Format: Religious

Off air date: 2009, unlicensed since 2004

On air date: 1963

Last Known Technical Information:

Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 2, directional
Daytime operations only

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Call Sign History:

  • DWOLY: 6/13/2006
  • WOLY: 7/19/1988
  • WCLS: 2/5/1986
  • WWKQ: 1976
  • WVOC: sign on, 11/22/1963

Call Sign Origin:

Last Known Owner: Christian Family Network


  • 6/13/2006: License is officially canceled and station removed from FCC databases. The process of removing WOLY from the air continued through May, 2009.
  • 2004: No license renewal is filed during the 2004 cycle of renewals for stations in Michigan.
  • 5/1999: Station is back on the air; license has been reinstated by FCC.
  • 11/10/1998: License cancelled by FCC. Station has applied for reinstatement.
  • 1976: Station is sold to Television 36, Inc. and becomes WWKQ.
  • 11/22/1963: Station begins programming within minutes of the announcement of President Kennedy's assisination. Original owner was WVOC, Inc. Reverend Don F. Price was the president of the corporation.




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