WEGW
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Broadcast areaWest Virginia Panhandle
Frequency107.5 MHz
BrandingEagle 107.5
Programming
Language(s)English
FormatMainstream rock
AffiliationsiHeartRadio, John Boy and Billy, Motor Racing Network, Performance Racing Network, Premiere Networks, Premium Choice
Ownership
Owner
History
First air date
October 1965; 56 years ago (1965-10)
Former call signs
WTRF-FM (1965-1972)
WTRF (1972-1984)
WZMM (1984-1987)
WZMM-FM (1987-1989)
Call sign meaning
EaGle Wheeling
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID72173
ClassB
ERP16,000 watts
HAAT269 meters (883 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
40°3′41.0″N 80°45′9.0″W / 40.061389°N 80.752500°W / 40.061389; -80.752500
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen live (via iHeartRadio)
Websiteeagle1075.iheart.com

WEGW (107.5 MHz "Eagle 107.5") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Wheeling, West Virginia, and serving the West Virginia Panhandle and parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania. It has a mainstream rock radio format and is owned and operated by iHeartMedia, Inc. On weekday mornings it carries the nationally syndicated John Boy and Billy Show. The rest of the schedule is voicetracked from Maria Malito and Ken Dashow of co-owned WAXQ New York City and Ron "Big Rig" Michaels from WXTB Tampa. On weekends, WEGW carries auto races from the Motor Racing Network and the Performance Racing Network.

WEGW has an effective radiated power (ERP) of 16,000 watts. The transmitter is on Kirkwood Heights Road in Bridgeport, Ohio.[1]

History

The station signed on in October 1965; 56 years ago (1965-10). The original call sign was WTRF-FM. It was a network affiliate of the Mutual Broadcasting System and played a variety of musical styles in its early days.

In 1984, it changed its call letters to WZMM and in 1989, it switched to its current call sign, WEGW.

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