WJKN AM 1510 Jackson

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Simulcast of KTGG AM 1540 Spring Arbor

Slogan/Positioner: Inspirational

Format: Religious; Christian talk and music

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Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 4, directional
Daytime operations only

Construction permit- Class: D
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 2, directional
Daytime operations only

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WJKN: 8/31/1995
  • WJCO: 5/18/1990
  • WHBT: 1/1/1989
  • WJCO: 4/18/1984
  • WDJD:

Call Sign Origin: Jackson

On Air Date: 1963

Owner: Spring Arbor University

Telephone: (517) 750-6540

 

Notes/History:

  • 6/2009: Construction permit granted to move broadcast location from south of Jackson to south of Spring Arbor. The station will remain a 5,000 watt daytimer but change from 4 tower to 2 tower operations.
  • 8/2007: Operations resume.
  • 6/1/2007: Station goes silent due to technical difficulties with transmitter.
  • 7/2006: Construction permit issued 2/2004 cancelled at the request of WJKN
  • 2/2004: Construction permit granted to specify 3,000 watts ERP both daytime and critical hours with a new tower location.
  • 3/2003: On-air once again with religious programming simulcasting sister-station KTGG-AM
  • 7/2002: Station is once again noted as being off-air
  • 5/21/2002: Construction permit granted to modify location of tower array
  • 10/2001: Station returns to air simulcasting WSAE-FM 106.9 Spring Arbor under special temporary authority
  • 3/2001: Remaining station facilities are donated by Coltrace Communications to Spring Arbor University, approved by FCC
  • 9/29/2000: Station goes silent after owner sells land towers are located on to a developer. Plans are to return the station to the air within a year.
  • 11/2/1998: Format change from full service to news/talk.
  • 1995: Format change from country to full service as WJKN.
  • 1984: Format is country as WJCO.

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Jackson County

 

Const permit transmitter location:

Jackson County

 


 

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