WMGP
WMGP Magic98.1 logo.png
Broadcast areaLaGrange, Georgia
Frequency98.1 MHz
BrandingMagic 98.1
Programming
FormatClassic hits
Ownership
Owner
WRZX, WGST, WWPW, WBIN, WUBL, WRDG, WBZY, WBZW
History
First air date
August 9, 1991; 30 years ago (1991-08-09)
Former call signs
WEIZ (1991–1995)
WZLG (1995–1999)
WISY (1999)
WMAX-FM (1999–2002)
Technical information
Facility ID39619
ClassC3
ERP25,000 watts
HAAT100 meters (330 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
33°3′54.00″N 84°57′23.00″W / 33.0650000°N 84.9563889°W / 33.0650000; -84.9563889
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitemagic981.iheart.com

WMGP (98.1 FM, "Magic 98.1") is a US rock-leaning classic hits music-formatted radio station that plays hit music from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The station is licensed to Hogansville, Georgia, and serves the southwest tip of Atlanta and Midwest Georgia area. Since February 2002, it has used the branding "Midwest Georgia's Magic 98.1" and currently uses the branding "Magic 98.1". The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. along with sister stations in Newnan, Georgia, and Atlanta.

History

former logo
former logo

The station went on the air as WEIZ on August 9, 1991. On September 20, 1995, its call sign was changed to WZLG; it became WISY on July 30, 1999, WMAX-FM on August 2, 1999 (using the branding "Mix 98.1"), and WMGP on February 28, 2002, (as "Magic 98.1").[1]

References

  1. ^ "WMGP Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.