WFGL-AM, Fitchburg/Boston(?) Sold

Paul B. Walker, Jr.
Sun Nov 16 22:32:14 EST 2008

I think 91.7 and 960 simulcast, don't they?

It would seem like the 2.5KW upgrade came about in 1986, form what
and radio-locator say


On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Laurence Glavin <> wrote:

> The transactions section of included a multi-station
> deal whereby an entity called Calvary Radio Network would transfer
> ownership
> of a couple of dozen radio stations and translators to Calvary Church of
> Costa
> Mesa.  I don't know if these are totally separate groups, but one of them
> apparently owed the other $2-million or so, and thus the transfer became a
> debt-settling transaction.  Included among the stations were several in New
> England:
> WFGL-AM 960, given as Fitchburg/Boston (that will come as a surprise to
> and an FM in Gardner, MA, WJWT 91.7.  Up in Maine, WJCX-FM 99.5 in
> Pittsfield
> was sold.  I noticed that r&r gave WFGL-AM's power as 3 kw, but at
> it's listed as 2.5.  WFGL was a 1,000 watt station for a long time, but
> apparently this power boost is fairly recent, and the full effect of the
> increase seems to be oriented NNW, towards Ashburnham and Winchendon.  Must
> have been trying to get the Wichendon Furniture Group's advertising (I
> assume the 960 operation was commercial, the 91.7 was not.)
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