|Branding||Family Friendly WBGL|
|Slogan||"Faith, Hope, Family"|
|Owner||University of Northwestern - Saint Paul|
|WCFL, WCIC, WIBI|
First air date
Call sign meaning
|We Bring God's Love|
|HAAT||140 meters (460 ft)|
|Translator(s)||See § Translators|
|Repeater(s)||See § Relay stations|
Public license information
WBGL (91.7 FM) is a Christian radio station licensed to Champaign, Illinois and owned by the University of Northwestern - Saint Paul. Studios are located in Champaign.
WBGL is relayed by 9 full-power FM stations and three low-power FM translators. Their combined footprint provides at least secondary coverage from the outer southern suburbs of Chicago to the Illinois side of the St. Louis area to southeastern Missouri.
|Call sign||Frequency||City of license||State||Facility ID||Class||ERP
|WIBI||91.1 FM||Carlinville||Illinois||28289||B||50,000||145 m (476 ft)|
|WZGL||88.1 FM||Charleston||Illinois||83381||A||2,100||69.9 m (229 ft)|
|WBGL||91.7 FM||Champaign||Illinois||28296||B||20,000||140 m (460 ft)|
|WNLD||88.1 FM||Decatur||Illinois||28294||A||1,000||93 m (305 ft)|
|WCBW-FM||89.7 FM||East St. Louis||Illinois||83448||A||250||57 m (187 ft)|
|WCFL||104.7 FM||Morris||Illinois||28304||B||50,000||137 m (449 ft)|
|WBMV||89.7 FM||Mount Vernon||Illinois||28302||B1||10,500||150 m (490 ft)|
|WIMB||89.1 FM||Murphysboro||Illinois||172907||A||3,500||31.8 m (104 ft)|
|WVNL||91.7 FM||Vandalia||Illinois||92248||A||100||50 m (160 ft)|
|WCRT-FM||88.5 FM||Terre Haute||Indiana||28293||A||1,050||98 m (322 ft)|
|City of license||State||Facility ID||Class||ERP
|W230BS||93.9||Effingham||Illinois||145216||D||38||64.8 m (213 ft)|
|W211AD||90.1||Granite City||Illinois||21503||D||60||32 m (105 ft)|
|K295FB||106.9||Cape Girardeau||Missouri||148624||D||92||65 m (213 ft)|
WBGL and Peoria-based sister station WCIC are part of Northwestern Media. Between them, the two stations and their satellites and repeaters cover almost two-thirds of Illinois, as well as portions of Missouri, Iowa, and Indiana.
In August 2019 the Illinois Bible Institute reached an agreement to sell the entire WBGL/WCIC New Life Media Network to the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, which owns and operates a network of contemporary Christian stations and a network of Christian talk and teaching stations, for $9,901,558.34, plus $200,000 in third-party underwriting announcements for the seller's non-broadcast, non-profit activities for one year. The closing date was November 1, 2019.