Saturday, March 28, 2020

Ft. Wayne Radio: COVID-19 Blamed For WGL Shut Down

Screenshot from WGL website
M-C has learned that this past Monday, Adams Radio discontinued the FOX Sports format on their WGL 1250 AM, Fort Wayne and took the station off the air temporarily, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There has been no word on when or whether the station will resume broadcasting.

WGL history dates back to 1925, when its license was issued, using call letter WHBJ starting on March 3, 1925 .  The station has been airing a sports format wince 1998.

Meanwhile, Radio Insight reports Bustos Media. filed earlier this week to take KXET 1130 AM Mount Angel in Portland and KMIA 1210 AM in Auburn-Federal Way, WA off the air “due to health considerations and economic conditions in light of the coronavirus emergency”.

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