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Encyclopedia > WONE (AM)
WONE
City of license
Broadcast area Dayton, Ohio
Branding 980 Homer
Slogan
First air date 1949
Frequency 980 (kHz)
Format Sports talk
Power 5,000 watts
ERP
Class B
Callsign meaning
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Website www.wone.com

WONE is an AM radio station in Dayton, Ohio operating on 980 kHz with sports talk format. It carries programming from Fox Sports Radio, as well as the Jim Rome Show. The station's programming is also carried on WIZE 1340 in Springfield. In the United States (and potentially elswhere), each radio station or TV station is assigned a city of license by the Federal Communications Commission that they must serve. While this has become far less meaningful over the decades, stations are still required to post their public file somewhere within the... Skyline of Dayton from the north, across the Great Miami River. ... ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... Nominal power is a measurement of a mediumwave radio stations output used in the United States. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... This article is about the company. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... AM radio is radio broadcasting using Amplitude Modulation. ... Skyline of Dayton from the north, across the Great Miami River. ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... Fox Sports Radio is a service of Premiere Radio Networks (a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications). ... Sports talk show host Jim Rome. ... Springfield is the county seat of Clark County in the State of Ohio. ...


The station took the air in 1949, licensed to Skyland Broadcasting Corp. It was sold in 1961 to Brush-Moore Newspapers publisher of the Canton Repository. In 1965 the station was sold to Group One Broadcasting of Akron, owner of WAKR. During the late 1960s WONE was known as "Channel 98," and it was one of Dayton's two popular Top 40 stations, the other being WING. The format changed to adult contemporary around 1967, when it was called "Charisma Radio". Sometime thereafter, it switched to country music. 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Canton is a city located in Stark County, Ohio. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... WAKR is an AM radio station in Akron, Ohio, USA operating on 1590 kHz. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music. ...


On September 8, 1986, Group One was dissolved, and the station was sold to DKM Broadcasting. Ownership passed to Stoner Broadcasting on December 9, 1992, to America Radio Systems on September 13, 1993, and to Jacor Communications on October 17, 1997. After a stint as a country music station, WONE changed to Adult Standards on November 29, 1994. It adopted its present sports talk format on December 8, 2003, again competing with WING. December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV in Roman) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WONE

 
 

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