Infobox Radio station
name = WROG
frequency = 102.9 MHz
format = Silent
erp = 3,500
haat = 438
class = B
owner = Broadcast Communications, Inc.
sale pending to WITF, Inc.
website = [http://www.wrogfm.com/ WROG Online]
WROG is a broadcast
radio stationcurrently licensed to Cumberland, Maryland. The station fell silent on July 31, 2008, ahead of a move from Cumberland to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. WROG is owned and operated by Broadcast Communications, Inc. with sale pending to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based WITF, Inc.
WROG broadcast from the highest point in Allegany County, with a signal that stretched into portions of
Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvaniaand Virginia.
WROG featured a selection of
country musicthroughout the entire day and special weekend programming like "Sunday Morning Bluegrass" (now on WVMD), "Grand Ole Opry Weekend", "Crook & Chase Country Countdown", "Thunder Road" and weekend specials featuring the music and artists of country.
In October of 2007, Broadcast Communications, Inc. filed in application to move WROG from Cumberland to
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. If this change in community of license is approved, WROG will also change frequencies, moving from 102.9 to 93.3.
On July 31, 2008, WROG broadcast from their Cumberland studios for the final time. WROG fell silent and the owners of WROG began removing equipment ahead of the station's move to Chambersburg.
On September 15, 2008, Broadcast Communications sold WROG to WITF, Inc., for $875,000. WITF, Inc. owns
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based public broadcasters WITF-FMand WITF-TV.
According to the applicationcite web
url = http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/forms/prod/cdbsmenu.hts?context=25&appn=101264306&formid=314&fac_num=49384
title = Application for Consent to Assignment of Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License
accessdate = 2008-09-15
publisher = Federal Communications Commission
language = English] , WITF, Inc. will "operate the subject station on a noncommerical educational basis" and will bring
WITF-FMprogramming to WROG.
* [http://www.wrogfm.com/ True Country 102.9 Online]
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