WILQ
Broadcast areaCentral Pennsylvania
Frequency105.1 MHz (HD Radio)
Programming
FormatFM/HD1: Country music
SubchannelsHD2: Family Life Network
HD3: WWPA simulcast
AffiliationsCompass Media Networks
United Stations Radio Networks
Motor Racing Network
Ownership
Owner
  • Van Michael
  • (Backyard Broadcasting of Pennsylvania LLC)
WBZD-FM, WCXR, WOTH, WWPA, WZXR
History
Former call signs
WLYC-FM (1947-1972)
WILQ-FM (1972-1977)
Technical information
Facility ID52192
ClassB
ERP9,200 watts (analog)
638 watts (digital)[1]
HAAT346 meters (1,135 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
41°11′43.2″N 76°58′16.8″W / 41.195333°N 76.971333°W / 41.195333; -76.971333 (WILQ)
Translator(s)See § Translators
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.wilq.com

WILQ (105.1 FM) is a commercial radio station licensed to serve Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The station is owned by Van Michael, through licensee Backyard Broadcasting of Pennsylvania LLC, and broadcasts a country music format. The station is an affiliate of Compass Media Networks, United Stations Radio Networks, and Motor Racing Network.[2]

WILQ uses HD Radio, and broadcasts Family Life Network christian radio programming on its HD2 subchannel, which is simulcast on four FM translators. In addition, WILQ utilizes HD Radio, and broadcasts Twin Valley's Talk Network Talk radio programming on its HD3 subchannel, which is simulcast on WWPA and WMLP, and three FM translators.

History

The Federal Communications Commission granted Lycoming County Broadcasting Company a construction permit for the station on April 29, 1947 with the WLYC-FM call sign. The station was granted its first license on August 18, 1950.[3]

Translators

The following four translators are licensed to Family Life Ministries, Inc., and simulcast Family Life Network programming[4] broadcast on WILQ-HD2:

Call sign Frequency City of license FID ERP (W) HAAT Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W255BL 98.9 FM Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 154675 240 222 m (728 ft) D 40°59′16.1″N 76°32′49.5″W / 40.987806°N 76.547083°W / 40.987806; -76.547083 (W255BL) LMS
W272DV 102.3 FM Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 94016 250 217 m (712 ft) D 41°07′12.1″N 77°24′24.9″W / 41.120028°N 77.406917°W / 41.120028; -77.406917 (W272DV) LMS
W277BJ 103.3 FM Williamsport, Pennsylvania 156045 250 411 m (1,348 ft) D 41°12′32.0″N 76°57′30.0″W / 41.208889°N 76.958333°W / 41.208889; -76.958333 (W277BJ) LMS
W284BG 104.7 FM Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 150750 250 284 m (932 ft) D 40°56′32.3″N 76°49′3.9″W / 40.942306°N 76.817750°W / 40.942306; -76.817750 (W284BG) LMS

References

  1. ^ "FCC 335-FM Digital Notification [WILQ]". fcc.gov. Federal Communications Commission. April 1, 2015. Retrieved 2017-06-25.
  2. ^ "Radio Stations [MRN]". mrn.com. Retrieved 2017-06-25.
  3. ^ "History Cards for WILQ". fcc.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 2020-05-18.
  4. ^ "Find a Station". fln.org. Retrieved 2017-06-25.