AM Technical Profile: WWWH

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Talk, News
Transmitter Location:
[map] [street view] On AL-13 (Campbell Road) just east of 8th Avenue in Haleyville.
Power (ERP):
Day: 1 kW
Night: 1 kW
1 tower
Other Information:
License surrendered 08/24/2015
Came on the air in 1949 with the WJBB calls, owned by W. P. Thielens. 

The station was owned by Haleyville Broadcasting, Inc., from 1951.  Also, in the 50's it was affiliated with both Mutual and Keystone networks, and ran 250 watts.

By the 70's, it had settled into a Country music format.  The station also spawned WJBB-FM in 1979.  The FM was programmed with Contemporary Pop music for much of the 80's. In the 90's it flipped to Country, but was programmed separately from the AM.

The station format flipped to Gospel in the mid- to late-90's.

The station and its FM sister were sold to AMS Radio, LLC, in the fall of 2011.  The calls changed to WWWH in December 2011; one month later in January 2012, the Gospel format was dropped for News/Talk as "The Light".  Not too long after the format flip, it was noted the AM and FM were simulcasting through part of the day.  The station also began to fall silent, and was last heard active in September 2012. 

On August 24 2015, the station surrendered its license to the FCC.