AM Technical Profile: WWWH
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- Talk, News
view] On AL-13 (Campbell Road) just east of 8th Avenue in
- Power (ERP):
- Day: 1 kW
- Night: 1 kW
- 1 tower
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.