PROFILE OF LOUDON COUNTY LOCAL RADIO

There are three FCC commercially licensed radio stations operating in Loudon County

 

WLIL-AM…

 

100% locally owned by Fowlers Holdings, L.L.L.P; Lenoir City, TN

On the air since May 1950

Operates on the Clear Channel frequency of 730 kHz. with 1,000 watts of power

One of only about 16 stations in the United States allowed to broadcast on this exceptionally clear frequency

Main Studios located at 14542 El Camino Lane, Lenoir City, TN 37772

Phone 865-986-7536  E-mail wlilcountry@aol.com  Web Site  http://wlilcountry.com

 

 

The Granddaddy of Loudon County Broadcasters - operating continuously since 1950.

WLIL plays a format of Country Classic music 24 hours a day. WLIL is the home of the original Trading Post program that allows people to call in and buy, sell and trade items.  The Trading Post is regularly rated as the # 1 most listened to show in the Loudon / Blount County area for it’s time slot, and has been on the air each morning at 9:00 am continuously since 1950.

WLIL is the oldest “Vol Network” station in Tennessee broadcasting Tennessee Football and Basketball since 1950. WLIL is the Knoxville Metro Market voice of the Atlanta Braves.  Lenoir City Football, Basketball and Baseball with the “Voice of the Panthers” Glenn McNish, is the longest running play by play sports broadcasts in the history of the state of Tennessee at either the high school or college level. This year Glenn begins his 46th consecutive season of Lenoir City sports.

WLIL also provides the community with several local church broadcasts and Gospel music on Sundays.

 

 

WBLC-AM…

 

Owned by Three Angels Broadcasting Network (3ABN,) of Thompsonville, IL.

On the air since 1966

Operates on the regional frequency of 1360 kHz. with 1,000 watts of power

Main Studio located at 4787 Browder Hollow Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771

Phone 865-986-5332

 

WBLC has had a wide variety of formats over the years.

The current format features a diverse selection of network religious programming 24 hours a day.

The station is not owned by, but is a ministry of, and supported by the Seventh-Day Adventists.

 

 

WKZX-FM…

 

Owned by BP Broadcasters, L.L.C. of Knoxville, TN

On the air since 1967 (Formerly WLIL-FM)

Operates on 93.5 Mhz. with 6,000 watts of power

Main Studios located at 406 East Broadway, Lenoir City, TN 37771

Phone 865-986-9850

 

 

WKZX is 100% Hispanic.  The station features regional music from Spanish speaking countries.

WKZX also has Spanish language religious broadcasts on Sundays,

as well as live sports coverage of events such as World Cup soccer matches, and other sporting events.

WKZX provides the only Spanish language broadcasts on the FM band in this area of East Tennessee

 

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***There is one low power, non-commercial, educational station serving the Loudon community***

 

WLNT-LP…   

 

Owned by Community Radio of Loudon County, Inc.

License transferred from Corporation for Radio Education, on May 16, 2008

On the air since 2002

Operates as a low power station on 96.1 FM, with 100 watts of power

Main studio located at 601 Atlanta Avenue, Loudon, TN

Phone: 865-458-9563  Web Site:  http://wlntfm.com

 

 

WLNT-LP provides a wide variety of church, club, and civic announcements,

while entertaining the Loudon community with traditional Country music.

WLNT-LP broadcasts Loudon High School sporting events

and frequently provides broadcast coverage of other activities taking place in the Loudon community.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: Information in this document was compiled from local and internet sources with no specific guarantees of completeness or accuracy.

 

 

 

 

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