I Am Country 106.9
I Am Country 106.9:
WPLL, I Am Country 106.9, is a commercial FM radio station broadcasting from Gainesville to the surrounding area. The station broadcasts in a classic country radio format and uses I Am Country 106.9 as their slogan.
I AM COUNTRY 106.9 WPLL is owned by MARC Radio Gainesville and has studios located on NW 76th Drive in Gainesville, FL 32608-6165 United States. I AM COUNTRY 106.99 WPLL is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission with a broadcast license of 100,000 watts effective radiated power on FM frequency 106.90 MHz which can be heard throughout North Central Florida and South Georgia.
I Am Country 106.99 I AM COUNTRY 106.999 WPLL was originally established as WYLE in 1974 by Tommy Bartlett airing southern gospel music from its Cross City studios before being purchased several years later by media mogul Robert Johnson who changed the format to the country music he called “Country Gold” then leasing time through The Radio Network out of Nashville
TN eventually becoming part owner and changing call letters accordingly to WMKC-FM 102/107 WCJK-FM 107/102 KWCK-FM 102 in the late 70’s early 80’s. I Am Country 106.99 I AM COUNTRY 106.999 WMKC-FM was sold several years later to a group of local Gainesville broadcasters which included Jerry Reynolds, John Michael Anthony, and this writer
Martin Fisher airing country with emphasis on local news weather sports events educational programming for North Central Florida & South Georgia eventually changing call letters again in 1984 to WPLL when purchased by WRLF Incorporated currently featuring locally produced
“Marty In The Morning” hosted by Marty Smith weekdays from six until ten followed overnights by America’s most familiar voice Gary Owens weekday nights from nine until midnight
Sunday mornings beginning at seven WBVR simulcasted I AM COUNTRY 106.990 I AM COUNTRY 106.999 I AM COUNTRY 106.990 I AM COUNTRY 106.99 I am country WPLL with hourly national news updates from NBC News Radio the largest of two radio networks of Westwood One formerly known as CNN – Clear Channel Communications.
Radio Contact Info:
Address: 100 NW 76th Drive Suite 2 Gainesville, FL 32607