FM Technical Profile: WVOB

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Station Name:
Tri-States Gospel
Transmitter Location:
[map] [street view] North off Southgate Road, between US-231 (South Oates Street) and Campbellton Highway.  About a half mile south of Ross Clark Circle.  In the Street View imagery, it's the middle tower, with the cellular antennas visible.
[map] [street view]
About a half mile west of the intersection of Ross Clark Circle with South Oates Street (US-231), behind the Hyundai car dealer. (CP)
Power (ERP):
2.5 kW
3 kW (CP)
Antenna HAAT:
328 feet
318 feet
Other Information:
60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC.
60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC. (CP)
More Information:
[Studio] Street View imagery of the station's office/studio space on Highway 29 in Dothan.
Bethany Bible College & B.T.S. Inc.
WVOB (Voice of Bethany) signed on in October 1989, put on the air by Bethany Bible College.  The station signed on from a tower off Southgate Road south of Ross Clark Circle, with 2.5 kW. 

In March 2019 the station received a permit to move to a tower on Cowarts Road, where WAGF-FM is located.  The move comes with a slight decrease in antenna height, but the same power. 

In June 2022, the station filed a second Construction Permit with the same technical details as the previous one, only with slightly changed coordinates.  In early July 2022, the station filed a Silent STA (Special Temporary Authority) citing loss of tower site and lack of finances.  In September 2022, they renewed the Silent STA and also concurrently filed a modification to the Construction Permit, changing from the WAGF-FM tower to the WESP tower off Ross Clark Circle on the southwestern side of Dothan.