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The Essentials

Call Letters: WNWI
Frequency: 1080am
City of License: Oak Lawn, Illinois
Metro(s): Northwest Indiana
Power: 1900 watts - Day (CP: 3000 watts - Day, 900 watts - Night) (Class B)
Format: Polish
Address: 934 W. 138th Street, Riverdale, IL 60827-1673
Phone: 708.201.9600
Ownership: Birach Broadcasting Corp.
Web Presence: http://www.birach.com/wnwi.html

Station Personnel

Former

GM/PD/SM: Sima Birach
President: G. Edward Hershman
GM: Paul D. Woidke
Chief Engineer: D.E. Wiggins
GSM: Mickey Hershman
PD: Marv Walters
MD: Luke Nover
News Director: Ed Lee

Station History

WRBC(AM)

WRBC operated at 500 watts. Eventually became WNWI, but we don't yet know the history between its 1920s signon and WNWI. Owned by Immanuel Lutheran Church, Valparaiso.

WNWI(AM)

1080am signed on December 31, 1965. Was licensed to Valparaiso, with studios located at One Center Street, Valparaiso, IN 46384 (Telephone: 219.462.2158). In the spring of 1998, WNWI moved their city of license to Oak Lawn, Illinois.


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