|Broadcast area||Scranton, Pennsylvania|
Binghamton, New York
Elmira, New York
|Owner||Montrose Broadcasting Corp.|
|WBGM, WPEL, WPGM, WPGM-FM|
Call sign meaning
|We Proclaim Everlasting Life|
|Translator(s)||See § Translators|
WPEL-FM is a religious radio station in Montrose, Pennsylvania. It is a non-commercial, listener-supported radio station owned and operated by the Montrose Broadcasting Corporation, a non-profit organization founded by W. Douglas Roe.
WPEL, a 1,000 watt daytime station at 800 AM, has been on the air since May 30, 1953. It broadcasts Southern gospel music and Bible teaching programs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
WPEL-FM, at 96.5 FM, began broadcasting on June 5, 1961. At 57,000 watts, it is one of the region's most powerful radio stations. Located about halfway between Scranton, Pennsylvania and Binghamton, New York, WPEL-FM serves a potential audience of more than 800,000 listeners in 16 counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania and New York's Southern Tier. It broadcasts a blended format of Bible teaching programs, music and newscasts. The playlist consists of traditional hymns, classical music, beautiful music instrumentals, choral music and classic adult contemporary Christian music.
WPEL-FM began streaming their programming on the world-wide-web on April 17, 2008.
The primary announcers of WPEL-FM are David MacFadden, Brenda Sheridan, Mark Dorval and Aaron Griggs.
The Montrose Broadcasting Corporation also owns and operates radio stations WPGM-AM/FM in Danville, Pennsylvania and WBGM-FM in New Berlin, Pennsylvania.
In addition to the main transmitter, WPEL-FM is relayed on 4 translators to widen its broadcast area.
|City of license||ERP
|W219CE||91.7||Elmira, New York||55||D||FCC FM Query|
|W221AS||92.1||Sayre, Pennsylvania||8||D||FCC FM Query|
|W234BT||94.7||Endicott, New York||250||D||FCC FM Query|
|W292DL||106.3||Binghamton, New York||14||D||FCC FM Query|