FM Technical Profile: WVNN
- Station Name:
- News Talk WVNN
- Talk, News
view]Southwest of the city of Athens. Located on the southern
side of CR-20 (Nuclear Plant Road), about halfway between Cowford
Road and the Benford Cemetery.
- Power (ERP):
- 3.1 kW
- Antenna HAAT:
- 423 feet
- 60 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Street View of the Huntsville market Cumulus studios on Lee Highway
- Rush Limbaugh,
Neal Boortz, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity.
- Put on the air
in 1950 as WMSL-FM by WMSL-AM. Became WHOS-FM in the late 50's. For
a long time, the station was part of a simulcast with another lower
power local FM licesened to Meridianville. The calls were WWXQ (the
other station was WXQW), oldies formatted as "WXQ, Cool 92/94".
- This station
was sold to Cumulus from Clear Channel in 2005 as part of a big
shake up of the radio dial in the Tennessee Valley. WWXQ began
simulcasting WVNN-AM after WLAY-FM (now WQRV) moved to Huntsville,
from Tuscumbia, in April 2006. The calls also changed to WVNN-FM.
went off air after the storms and tornadoes of 27 April 2011 moved
through the area. It's unknown if it's storm damage or just no
backup power keeping them off.