WCHO
WCHO Oldies 1250 New logo.jpg
Broadcast areaChillicothe
Washington Court House
Wilmington
Hillsboro
Frequency1250 kHz
BrandingOldies 1250
Programming
FormatOldies
AffiliationsABC Radio
Premium Choice
iHeartRadio
Ohio State Sports Network
Ownership
Owner
WBEX, WCHI, WCHO-FM, WKKJ, WQLX, WSRW
History
First air date
February 1952
Former call signs
WCHO (1952–1983)
WOFR (1983–1998)
WBUB (1998–1999)
WCHO (1/1999–11/1999)
WMXV (1999–2000)
WCHO (2000–2002)
WKSI (2002–2003)
Call sign meaning
Washington Court HOuse
Technical information
Facility ID57355
ClassD
Power500 watts (day)
42 watts (night)
Transmitter coordinates
39°32′59.00″N 83°27′10.00″W / 39.5497222°N 83.4527778°W / 39.5497222; -83.4527778
Links
WebcastListen live (via iHeartRadio)
Websitewchoam.iheart.com

WCHO (1250 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Washington Court House, Ohio, United States, the station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc., through licensee iHM Licenses, LLC, and features programming from iHeartMedia's Premium Choice "Cool Oldies" format. Likewise, the station's branding varies between "Cool Oldies" and "Classic Hits."[1]

History

former logo
former logo
Former Oldies 1250 logo.
Former Oldies 1250 logo.

The station went on the air as WCHO in February 1952. It became WOFR on June 27, 1983, then changed its call sign to WBUB on April 17, 1998, then back to WCHO on January 18, 1999, then to WMXV on November 5, 1999, then back to WCHO on October 23, 2000, then to WKSI on March 26, 2002, and back to the current WCHO on December 24, 2003.[2]

WCHO located at 1535 N. North St. in Washington Court House, Ohio.
WCHO located at 1535 N. North St. in Washington Court House, Ohio.

References

  1. ^ "WCHO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "WCHO Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.