AM Technical Profile: WHEP
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- Talk, News,
Easy Listening, Agricultural, Community
view] North of Foley on the city limits, east of Alabama 59 on
- Power (ERP):
- Day: 2.5 kW
- Night: 43 watts
- Day and night:
Groundwave Service Contour from
the FCC's Public Files
Station jingle, intro to "Gospel Dynamite" program. 39 sec.,
784 kb. (12-08-2011)
Full aircheck. Features jingles, commercials, local host
banter, "this day in history", birthdays and more. 30'40", 14.1 MB.
Baldwin County Trading Post, 9 am hour excerpt. Features
jingles, commercials, selected calls (minus phone numbers and
addresses). 22'48", 22.5 MB, M4A (AAC) format. (05-12-2016)
Edited aircheck. Features jingles, host banter, local news and
commercials. 31'35", 24.5 MB, M4A (AAC) format. (05-12-2016)
Edited aircheck. Features jingles, local and regional
commercials, a Shop Shop segment, and the first break of "From The
Press Box", a local sports show. 33'00", 31.4 MB, M4A (AAC) format.
6am-11am: Breakfast In Baldwin with Kenny Graves. Bearen Baptist
Church airs a daily program at 8:45am. From 9am-10:30am, it's the
Baldwin County Trading post.
11am-2pm: Jack Bell plays Oldies and All-Time Hits. From 2pm-3pm,
it's the afternoon Baldwin County Trading Post.
3pm-6pm: The Paul Finebaum Sports Show.
6pm-6am (except during sports broadcasts), Talk Radio Network
satellite programming (Ch. 2 feed).
morning is similar to weekdays. Saturday afternoon is usually sports
- Sunday morning
is church programming, with sports programming in the afternoon.
- Has been WHEP
since it's inception in the 1953. Back then it was owned by "Alabama
Gulf Radio, Inc." and ran 1 kW days. It now enjoys more
daytime power and a small amount at night. The calls are the
initials of the original owner, Howard E. Pill. The station
picked up an FM translator sometime in late 2009 or early 2010,
which runs in mono. The station is still very much small town
in feel, with a local-oriented morning show, swap shop, a small
block of oldies in the midday, and some religious programming
interspersed through the day. At night, they switch to an
uninterrupted feed of TRN satellite based talk radio
programming. The morning show at one time was Ludlow Porch out
of Atlanta, but switched to a local program hosted by Kenny Graves
after Porch's death.