Former WDOW AM 1440 Dowagiac

Last Known Format: Sports

Off air date: 2011

On air date:

Last Known Technical Information:

Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1, omnidirectional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 89 watts / 1, omnidirectional

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Call Sign History:

  • DWDOW: 3/24/2011
  • WDOW: sign on

Call Sign Origin:

  • Dowagiac

Last Known Owner: Langford Broadcasting


Notes/History:

  • 3/24/2011: Licensed canceled by FCC.
  • 11/2010: Kalamazoo Broadcasting (aka Kuiper Broadcasting), owner of WKPR AM 1420 Kalamazoo, is paying $80,000 to Langford Broadcasting as part of an agreement that would take WDOW off the air permanently and have WKPR move to AM 1440 and increase power.
  • 3/2008: Construction permit granted to change daytime power from 1,000 to 2,300 watts.
  • 3/2007: Announced that Larry Langford, Jr. is purchasing WDOW AM 1440 Dowagiac from LeSea Broadcasting for $90,001. Sale is approved by the FCC in May.
  • 12/2004: Station sold by Jason Communications to LeSea Broadcasting along with sister station WDOW-FM 92.1 for $950,000.
  • 2001: Format is Sports with Fox Sports Radio
  • 3/2000: New format is News/Talk
  • 3/2000: Country format dropped for simulcast of FM.
  • 5/1999: Sold by VanHawke Communications to Jason Communications for $680,000 along with FM 92.1

Old logo gallery:

WDOW AM 1440


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