AM Technical Profile: WTOF
view] East of US-31/AL-59 in eastern Bay Minette, on S White
Day: 10 kW
Day: 1 tower,
WBCA Bay Minette
on in 1957 at 1150 kHz; Wikipedia
lists ownership at this time as Southwest Alabama Broadcasting
It was apparently later owned by prominent local politician James
The calls stand for "Wonderful Baldwin County Alabama". The
received a power upgrade in 1967 to 10,000 watts, along with a move
the current 1110 kHz frequency.
James Faulkner went
on to sit on the board of Faulkner University, to which this station
transferred in 1986.
The station has had
a variety of formats over the years: country-oldies, easy listening,
country and adult contemporary. In 1998 it was sold to the
of Atmore's WYDH; it then began simulcasting their "Eagle 105.9"
format, along with Robertsdale's AM station. As part of this
way simulcast (trimulcast?) the station was a party to several more
rhythmic oldies "Boss 1110 AM", classic country, southern gospel… In
summer of 2006 the station started simulcasting WABF Fairhope and
The station was
in 2006 by Buddy Tucker Associates, who runs WMOB Mobile. A
after Thanksgiving in 2006, the station changed calls to WTOF (Tower
Faith) and picked up an all syndicated religious programming format.