AM Technical Profile: WOPP
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- Oldies, Adult
Contemporary, Classic Country
view] At the end of Cameron Road in Opp.
- Power (ERP):
- Day: 2.5 kW
- Night: 500 watts
- Day: 4 towers [pattern
- Night: 3 towers [pattern
Groundwave Service Contour from the
FCC's Public Files
Google Maps photo of the WOPP studio in Opp.
Owned by E&R Broadcasting
- Opp Radio, Incorporated was granted a
new construction permit for the station in the summer of 1977, with
the same technical facilities as listed above, and at the same
location listed, above. When it signed on late 1979, the call
sign was WOPP and it had a Progressive Rock (!) format. That
later branched out to a mix of Adult Contemporary and Country music,
with various specialty programs like Bluegrass, Gospel and Farm
programming, a diverse mix of programming that it has apparently
maintained to the present day.
At some point, the station also broadcast in AM stereo, most likely
from the mid-80's to the mid-90's or later. It does not
currently broadcast in stereo. The station license was
transferred to E&R Broadcasting (Robert and Ronnie Boothe)
in 1987, leaving Opp Broadcasting with WAMI AM and FM.
The station ran into technical troubles in 2009 when the controller
for switching between day and night service failed, and the station
ran under a Special Temporary Authority (STA) for a while, on
nighttime power and pattern during the day.
The station applied for a Silent STA in March 2021 due to equipment
failure. In March 2022 they filed a notice for resuming