WRIG
CitySchofield, Wisconsin
Broadcast areaWausau-Stevens Point
Frequency1390 kHz
Branding93.9 The Game
Programming
FormatSports
AffiliationsFox Sports Radio
Ownership
OwnerDuey E. Wright
(WRIG, Inc.)
WDEZ, WIFC, WOZZ, WSAU, WSAU-FM
History
First air date
1958 (at 1400)
Former frequencies
1400 kHz (1958-1985)
Call sign meaning
Derived from the name of the Wright family, who put the station on the air.
Technical information
Facility ID73946
ClassB
Power10,000 watts day
7,200 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
44°52′42.00″N 89°38′29.00″W / 44.8783333°N 89.6413889°W / 44.8783333; -89.6413889
Translator(s)93.9 W230BU (Rothschild)
Links
Website939thegame.com

WRIG (1390 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format. Licensed to Schofield, Wisconsin, the station serves the Wausau, Wisconsin area. The station is currently owned by Midwest Communications. and features programming from Fox Sports Radio.[1]

History

WRIG was originally located at 1400 kHz, licensed to Wausau, Wisconsin, broadcasting a Top 40 format until the move to 1390 kHz in 1985 and a switch to an oldies format. WRIG also broadcast Dial-Global's "Adult Standards" format from 1993 to 2006, and then the Oldies Channel until the move to FOX Sports Radio in 2009. In November 2012, WRIG added a translator station at 93.9 MHz (call sign W230BU).

On November 2, 2020, WRIG rebranded as "93.9 The Game" with weekday daytime programming originating from WRNW 97.3 FM Milwaukee.[2]

References

  1. ^ "WRIG Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ 97.3 The Game Expands Across Wisconsin Radioinsight - November 4, 2020