WFUR AM 1570 Grand Rapids

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Slogan/Positioner: Your Family Station

Format: Religious

Web site: www.wfuramfm.com

E-Mail: visit web site

Class: B
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 1 / omnidirectional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 307 watts / 1 / omnidirectional

FCC technical information:

Call Sign History: WFUR

Call Sign Origin: Furniture City Broadcasting

On Air Date: 1947

Owner: Kuiper Stations/Furniture City Broadcasting

Telephone: (616) 451-9387

 

Notes/History:

  • June 1978: Bill Kuiper passes away; station remains under ownership of Kuiper family.
  • 1950: Purchased by William Kuiper and format is changed to religious/non-demoninational Christian. Asking price for the station was $50,000. By 1960 WFUR-FM signs on and at some point Kuiper also owned radio stations in Kalamazoo, Dowagiac, and Muskegon.
  • 1947: WFUR signs on, owned by a group of World War II veterans. The station airs mostly secular programming.

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Kent County

 


 

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