WAKL FM 88.9 Flint

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Slogan/Positioner: Positive, Encouraging; K-Love

Format: Contemporary Christian

Web site: www.klove.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 380 watts / 236 feet / A, directional

FCC technical information:

More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WAKL: 10/29/2001
  • WGRI: assigned 1/9/1997

Call Sign Origin: K-Love

On Air Date:

 

Translator stations (4):

Owner: Educational Media Foundation

Telephone: (707) 528-9236

 

Notes/History:

  • 8/2010: W252BX 98.3 Detroit, W272CA 102.3 Detroit, W288BK 105.5 Rochester Hills, and W292DK 106.3 Westland all switch to rebroadcasts of WMXD-FM HD2 and K-Love format.
  • 6/2010: W288BK 105.5 Rochester Hills granted construction permit to increase power from 12 to 38 watts and change originating station from WQUS 103.1 Lapeer to WMXD 92.3 Detroit (HD-2).
  • 3/2008: Licenses granted for W292DK 106.3 Westland, W252BX 98.3 Detroit, W272CA 102.3 Detroit.
  • 2/2008: Construction permit for W289BB 105.7 Port Huron canceled.
  • Early 2008: W252BX 98.3 and W272CA 102.3 Detroit begin operations; rebroadcasting WVMV FM 98.7 Detroit.
  • Fall 2007: W292DK 106.3 Westland begins operations; rebroadcasting WCRZ FM 107.9 Flint.
  • 11/2007: License granted for W261BH 100.1 Flint.
  • 10/2007: Construction permit for W292DI 106.3 Monroe canceled.
  • 9/2007: Licenses granted for W256AY 99.1 Detroit and W292DA 106.3 Linden. After broadcasting WQUS 103.1 Lapeer for a short time, W256AY goes silent.
  • 9/2007: Construction permit for W284BM 104.7 White Lake Twp canceled.
  • 8/2007: Construction permits for W244BT 96.7 Warren and W295AT 106.9 Vernon canceled.
  • 8/14/2007: Construction permit for W202CA 88.3 Detroit changed back to specifiy 99.1 as W256AY.
  • 8/2007: License granted for W232BH 94.3 Holly.
  • 7/2007: Construction permits for 102.1 Lennon and W261AV 100.1 Morrice canceled.
  • 7/2007: License granted for W288BK 105.5 Rochester Hills. Translator is airing programming from Classic Rock WQUS 103.1 Lapeer.
  • 7/2007: Educational Media Foundation acquires construction permit for W289BB 105.7 Port Huron from Radio Assist Ministry
  • 4/2007: Construction permit for translator at 92.9 Perry is canceled.
  • 3/1/2007: Construction permit for W256AY 99.1 Detroit modified to specify FM 88.3 as W202CA
  • 5/4/2005: License to cover granted to WAKL for move to WCRZ tower
  • 3/2005: Construction permit granted for translator at 102.3 Detroit
  • 3/2005: Construction permit for White Lake Twp. translator modified to specify 104.7 instead of 93.9
  • 2/2005: Construction permit granted for translator at 98.3 Detroit
  • 11/2004: Construction permit granted for translator at 106.3 Westland
  • 10/2004: Construction permits granted for translators at 106.3 Monroe and 100.1 Flint
  • 9/2004: Construction permit granted for translator at 93.9 White Lake Twp.
  • 8/2004: Construction permits granted for translators at 99.1 Detroit, 106.3 Linden, and 106.9 Vernon
  • 7/2004: Construction permits granted for translators at 96.7 Warren, 100.1 Morrice, and 102.1 Lennon
  • 6/2004: Construction permit granted for translator at 94.3 Holly
  • 5/2004: Construction permit granted for translator at 105.5 Rochester Hills
  • 3/2004: Construction permit granted for translator at 92.9 Perry
  • 1/2004: Granted a construction permit to modify broadcast location to the same tower as WCRZ-FM 107.9 and change ERP from 150 watts @ 361 feet directional to 380 watts @ 263 feet directional. Previously the station was co-located with WSNL AM 600; the tower site for both stations was sold to make way for residential development.
  • 11/2001: FCC approves sale to Educational Media Foundation
  • 10/1/2001: Format switch from Black Gospel to Contemporary Christian as part of K-Love network. Local Market Agreement begins with Educational Media Foundation. Sale from Gospel Radio International to Educational Media Foundation for $450,000 pending FCC approval.

 


 

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