- WIPS (defunct)
Infobox Radio station
name = WIPS
city = Ticonderoga,
North Country, New York
slogan = "The Bridge"
frequency = 1250
power = 1,000
class = D
facility_id = 468
coordinates = coord|43|51|16.00|N|73|23|24.00|W|region:US_type:city
callsign_meaning = We're International Paper's Station
owner = Bisiblue, L.L.C.
WIPS (1250 AM) was a
radio stationthat broadcasted a Classic Hitsformat. Licensed to Ticonderoga, New York, USA, the station served the North Country. The station was owned by Bisiblue, L.L.C.. [ cite web|url=http://www.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/fmq?call=WIPS |title=WIPS Facility Record |work=United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division ]
WIPS started as a AM station located on Route 73 in outside the town of Ticonderoga, NY. The studio and its transmitter were both located on the shores of
Lake Champlain. In the early 1980s, a fire burned the original studios to the ground. Limestone Communications ran WIPS for a while, adding a FM version. WIPS broadcast sunrise to sunset. Most recently, WIPS was located in Crown Point, New York, 12 miles from the original site. At the time of its closure, WIPS was running the Timeless Favoritesformat from ABC Radio.
After losing thousands of dollars per month, WIPS went silent on
February 29, 2008. [ cite web|url=http://www.pressrepublican.com/archivesearch/local_story_066224610.html |title=WIPS Radio goes dark ]
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