WROV-HD2
CityMartinsville, Virginia
Broadcast areaMain Signal:
New River Valley
Southside Virginia
Translator:
Blacksburg, Virginia
FrequencyMain Signal: 96.3 FM MHz
Translator: 96.7 FM MHz
BrandingRoanoke's BIN 96.7
Programming
FormatBlack-oriented news
AffiliationsBlack Information Network
Ownership
OwneriHeartMedia
(iHM Licenses, LLC)
WROV-FM, WJJS, WJJX, WSTV, WYYD
History
Call sign meaning
W Rock Of Virginia
Links
WebcastWROV-HD2 Webstream
WebsiteWROV-HD2 Online

WROV-HD2 is an African-American-oriented news/talk formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Martinsville, Virginia, serving New River Valley and Southside Virginia. WROV-HD2 is owned and operated by iHeartMedia.[1]

History

On February 8, 2018, WROV-HD2 rebranded as "Alt 96".[2]

On November 18, 2020, WROV-HD2 and W244AV changed their format from alternative rock to African-American-oriented news and talk, branded as "Roanoke's BIN 96.7", with programming from the Black Information Network. The alternative rock format continues on WSTV-HD2 and W245BG.[3]

Translator

WROV-HD2 is relayed by an FM translator to widen its broadcast area.[4]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
(W)
Height
(m (ft))
Class FCC info
W244AV 96.7 Blacksburg, etc., Virginia 37748 250 180 m (590 ft) D FCC LMS

References

  1. ^ "WROV Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
  2. ^ Alt name and Woody Show Come to Roanoke Radioinsight - February 8, 2018
  3. ^ Black Information Network Expands To Blacksburg Radioinsight - November 18, 2020
  4. ^ "W244AV Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved December 8, 2014.