WROG

WROG

Infobox Radio station
name = WROG


city = Cumberland, Maryland
area =
branding =
slogan =
airdate =
frequency = 102.9 MHz
format = Silent
power =
erp = 3,500 watts
haat = 438 meters
class = B
callsign_meaning =
former_callsigns =
owner = Broadcast Communications, Inc.
sale pending to WITF, Inc.
webcast =
website = [http://www.wrogfm.com/ WROG Online]
affiliations =

WROG is a broadcast radio station currently 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.

ignal Information

WROG broadcast from the highest point in Allegany County, with a signal that stretched into portions of Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Programming

WROG featured a selection of country music throughout 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.

tation Moving

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.

tation Sold

On September 15, 2008, Broadcast Communications sold WROG to WITF, Inc., for $875,000. WITF, Inc. owns Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based public broadcasters WITF-FM and 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
last =
first =
publisher = Federal Communications Commission
language = English
] , WITF, Inc. will "operate the subject station on a noncommerical educational basis" and will bring WITF-FM programming to WROG.

References

External Links

* [http://www.wrogfm.com/ True Country 102.9 Online]
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