WJGM
CityBaldwin, Florida
Broadcast areaJacksonville metropolitan area
Frequency105.7 MHz
BrandingWJGM 105.7 The Gospel
Programming
FormatSouthern Gospel / Christian talk and teaching
Ownership
OwnerWest Jacksonville Baptist Church, Inc.
History
First air date
July 30, 1992 (as WUFC)
Former call signs
WUFC (1992-1992)
WXQL (1992-2002)
WHJX (2002-2011)
Call sign meaning
Jacksonville's Gospel Music Station
Technical information
Facility ID52032
ClassC3
ERP25,000 watts
HAAT100 meters (328 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
30°22′40.00″N 82°1′48.00″W / 30.3777778°N 82.0300000°W / 30.3777778; -82.0300000
Links
WebsiteWJGMradio.com

WJGM (105.7 MHz) is a non-profit FM radio station licensed to Baldwin, Florida, and serving the Jacksonville metropolitan area. The station is currently owned by the West Jacksonville Baptist Church, Inc.[1] Studios and offices are on Normandy Boulevard in Jacksonville. The transmitter is off Boyd Road in Bryceville, Florida.[2]

WJGM airs a mix of Southern gospel music with some Christian talk and teaching programs on weekdays. It holds periodic fundraisers on the air to seek donations.

History

The station went on the air as WUFC on July 30, 1992.[3] It was owned by Peaches Broadcasting, Ltd. On October 16, 1992, the station changed its call sign to WXQL. In June 2011, the station was purchased by the West Jacksonville Baptist Church, and the call sign was changed to WJGM.

References

  1. ^ "WHJX Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ Radio-Locator.com/WJGM
  3. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 1993 page B-68