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Encyclopedia > WGVC
City of license Simpsonville, SC
Broadcast area Greenville-Spartanburg, SC
Branding "Charlie FM"
Slogan "We Play Everything!"
First air date 1989
Frequency 106.3 MHz
Format Adult Hits
ERP 25,000 watts
Class C3
Callsign meaning "W"e're "G"roo"V"in' "C"arolina (A reference to a previous format.)
Owner Entercom Communications
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.1063charliefm.com

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Station History

106.3 originally signed on in 1989 as WNMX in Newberry. The station featured an Adult Contemporary format under the name "Mix 106". Over time, the station adjusted itself toward CHR under the name "Hot Mix 106.3", with a light dose of Alternative Rock music. It was the intent to move the station into the Columbia radio market, but the plans to do so never materialized. Ratings for the station during this time were extremely poor. Newberry is a town in Newberry County, South Carolina, 43 miles (69 km) west -northwest of Columbia. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... CHR is a Habbo Hotel AU fansite with a online streaming radio station. ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ...

In 1994, WNMX's format was changed to Country (with a musical lean toward Classic Country) under the handle "Big Bubba 106.3". For a time, the station actually did very well, but listenership started to drop as the audience started to drift back to the area's other country stations. In early 1995, WNMX was issued a C&D letter from WBUB, another Country station in Charleston that was using the "Bubba" moniker and had trademarked the name in South Carolina. WNMX then changed it's name to "Dixie 106.3" under the WDXZ call-sign, but kept the format. This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Classic Country is a radio format that specializes in playing mainstream country hits from past decades. ... Cease-and-desist is a legal term meaning essentially stop: It is used in demands for a person or organization to stop doing something (to cease and desist from doing it). ... Cat Country 107. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ...

By 1996, WDXZ was in serious trouble as the ratings had bottomed out as well as problems with advertising support from the community. The station went off the air for a few months, which during that time was reorganized. It returned to the air in early September, but with a bare-bones staff. Eventually, it entered into a LMA with a church group that took the station to a Southern Gospel format. Although it had a small, but loyal audience, the station suffered through several major setbacks and after two years, the station shut down. PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

In late 1999, the station signed back on the air under new ownership as WGVC, adopting a satellite-fed Jammin' Oldies format under the name "Groovin' 106.3". Rhythmic Oldies is a radio format which concentrates on the rhythmic, disco or dance genre of oldies music. ...

In 2002, WGVC's city of license was changed to Simpsonville which paved the way for the station to be moved into the Greenville-Spartanburg radio market. WGVC was then sold to Barnstable Broadcasting, which at the time also owned rock stations WROQ and WTPT in the market. The format was changed to traditional Oldies under the name "13 in a Row - Oldies 106-3" and slogan "Motown, Soul, and Great Rock 'n Roll." WROQ is a radio station operating in Greenville, South Carolina. ... WTPT, also known as 93. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

In 2005. Barnstable decided to sell its Greenville-Spartanburg radio properties to Entercom Communications. In order to comply with FCC ownership rules, Entercom sold the WOLI/WOLT simulcast to separate owners and moved the Contemporary Christian/Country format that both stations had over to WGVC. Entercom (NYSE: ETM) Communications is the 4th largest radio broadcasting company in the United States. ... WOLI AM 910 is a radio station located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... WOLT-FM is a radio station licensed to Greer, South Carolina. ...

In late November 2006, a computerized "countdown" was broadcast on 106.3. The countdown lasted about a week. Its purpose was to countdown until a new station would emerge. During the countdown, some various phrases/quotes from many sources (like movies, music) were played every 30 seconds for the duration. The new format was GreenStone Media's female-oriented talk, known only as "106.3 WGVC."

On August 6, 2007, it was confirmed that Greenstone Media, the main provider for WGVC's programming, would cease operations on August 17th, 2007. then on August 18, the station started playing a satellite feed of various genres music, including rock from the 1970s and 1980s ("106.3 The Big Hair"), boy band music ("Backstreet 106.3"), a mix of rap and hip-hop, leaning towards old school rap ("Booty 106.3"), country ("Cryin' County 106.3"), and even Christmas music ("Santa 106.3"). Look up genre in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... A boy band is a type of pop group featuring three or more young male singers. ... RAP may mean: the IATA airport code for Rapid City Regional Airport Rassemblement pour lalternative progressiste, a Québecois political party. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Hip hop (disambiguation). ... The very first hip hop to come out of the block parties of New York City in the 1970s and early 1980s is called old school hip hop. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

On August 20, 2007 at 12:00 noon ET, a new radio station emerged. It is now called "Charlie FM" with an Adult hits format. The first song played was "What I Like About You" by "The Romantics". The station played music commercial free for the first week. “Eastern Daylight Time” redirects here. ... Adult hits (sometimes also called variety hits or classic hits) is a radio format which emerged in the early 2000s. ... What I Like About You is a television show that is based in New York City and follows the lives of two sisters, Valerie Tyler (Jennie Garth) and Holly Tyler (Amanda Bynes). ... The cover photo of the Romantics self-titled 1980 debut album, featuring the band in its notorious red leather suits. ...

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