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The Essentials

Call Letters: WFCV-FM
Frequency: 100.1fm
City of License: Bluffton
Metro(s): Fort Wayne
Power: 6000 watts @ 337 feet (Class A)
Format: Religious
Address: 3737 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-5554
Phone: 260.423.2337
Ownership: Bott Broadcasting Co.
Web Presence: http://www.bottradionetwork.com/station/wfcv-100-1-fm/

Station Personnel

Current

GM/SM: Dale Gerke
Chief Engineer: Mike Peters
OM: Kathy McClish
Mornings: Chip Ingram ("Living on the Edge") (5am - 5:30am)
Mornings: Robert Jeffress ("Pathway to Victory") (5:30am - 6am)
Mornings: Greg Laurie ("A New Beginning") (6am - 6:30am)
Mornings: James MacDonald ("Walk in the Word") (6:30am - 7am)
Mornings: J. Vernon McGee ("Thru the Bible") (7am - 7:30am)
Mornings: John MacArthur ("Grace to You") (7:30am - 8am)
Mornings: Jim Daly ("Focus on the Family") (8am - 8:30am)
Mornings: Chuck Swindoll ("Insight for Living") (8:30am - 9am)
Mornings: Adrian Rogers ("Love Worth Finding") (9am - 9:30am)
Mornings: David Jeremiah ("Turning Point") (9:30am - 10am)
Middays: Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine ("FamilyLife Today") (10am - 10:30am)
Middays: Michael Youssef ("Leading The Way") (10:30am - 11am)
Middays: Charles Stanley ("In Touch") (11am - 11:30am)
Middays: Mart DeHaan, Bill Crowder, Elisa Morgan, and Brian Hettinga ("Discover the Word") (11:30am - 11:45am)
Middays: Ravi Zacharias ("Just Thinking") (11:45am - 12pm)
Middays: R.C. Sproul ("Renewing Your Mind") (12pm - 12:30pm)
Middays: Rick Warren ("Daily Hope") (12:30pm - 1pm)
Middays: Jim Daly ("Focus on the Family") (1pm - 1:30pm)
Middays: Alistair Begg ("Truth For Life") (1:30pm - 2pm)
Middays: Erwin Lutzer ("Running To Win") (2pm - 2:30pm)
Middays: Mike Fabarez ("Focal Point") (2:30pm - 3pm)
Afternoons: Encounter Magazine (3pm - 3:30pm)
Afternoons: June Hunt ("Hope for the Heart") 3:30pm - 4pm)
Afternoons: Howard Dayton and Steve Moore ("MoneyWise") (4pm - 4:30pm)
Afternoons: Jay Sekulow ("Jay Sekulow Live") (4:30pm - 5pm)
Afternoons: Tony Perkins ("Washington Watch") (5pm - 6pm)
Afternoons: Hank Hanegraaff ("Bible Answer Man") (6pm - 7pm)
Nights: Chip Ingram ("Living on the Edge") (7pm - 7:26pm)
Nights: Tony Evans ("Two Minutes with Tony") (7:26pm - 7:30pm)
Nights: Jack Graham ("PowerPoint") (7:30pm - 8pm)
Nights: Charles Stanley ("In Touch") (8pm - 8:30pm)
Nights: Tony Evans ("The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans") (8:30pm - 9pm)
Nights: Michael Youssef ("Leading The Way") (9pm - 9:30pm)
Nights: Chuck Swindoll ("Insight for Living") (9:30pm - 10pm)
Nights: Crawford Loritts Jr. ("Legacy Moment") (10pm - 10:02pm)
Nights: John MacArthur ("Grace to You") (10:02pm - 10:30pm)
Nights: Alistair Begg ("Truth For Life") (10:30pm - 11pm)
Nights: Janet Mefferd ("Janet Mefferd Today") (11pm - 12am)
Overnights: R.C. Sproul ("Renewing Your Mind") (12am - 12:30am)
Overnights: Ron Moore ("Back to the Bible" (12:30am - 1am)
Overnights: June Hunt ("Hope in the Night") (1am - 2am)
Overnights: Erwin Lutzer ("Running To Win") (2am - 2:30am)
Overnights: Charles Stanley ("In Touch") (2:30am - 3am)
Overnights: Jim Daly ("Focus on the Family") (3am - 3:30am)
Overnights: David Jeremiah ("Turning Point") (3:30am - 4am)
Overnights: Michael Youssef ("Leading The Way") (4am - 5am)

Former

WCRD-FM

GM: Herman Zeps
Chief Engineer: Herman Zeps
PD: Paul Kennedy (From Promotions Director)
News Director: Marion Barringer
Promotions Director: Robert Ehler

WBGT-FM

GM: Douglas L. Dailey
Chief Engineer: Douglas L. Dailey
PD: Douglas L. Dailey
MD: Mark Poff
News Director: Glen Werling

WNUY-FM

President/GM/GSM: Joe Shanley
GM: Ken Allen
GM: Dayle Mentzer
Chief Engineer: Mike Peters
Chief Engineer: Rick Elwell
Chief Engineer: Zach Morton
OM/PD: Pete LaFaucia
PD: Rob Caylor
Business Manager: Diane Current (From afternoon drive producer at WOWO)
Production Director: Pete LaFaucia
Promotions Director: Pete LaFaucia
Mornings: Don Imus (6:00am - 9:00am)
Mornings: Rick Elwell (6:00am - 9:00am)
Mornings: Rob Caylor (6:00am - 9:00am)
Late Mornings: Laura Ingraham (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Early Afternoons: Jim Rome (12:00pm - 3:00pm)
Afternoons: Dave Ramsey (3:00pm - 5:00pm)
Afternoons: Simulcast with Indiana's NewsCenter (WPTA-TV) (5:00pm - 5:30pm)
Afternoons: Paid Programming (5:30pm - 6:00pm)
Afternoons: Bill O'Reilly (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Nights: Dennis Miller (8:00pm - 11:00pm)
Late Nights and Overnights: FOX Sports Radio (11:00pm - 6:00am)
Weekends: Bob Costas ("Costas on the Radio") (Saturday 6:00am - 8:00am)
Weekends: FOX Sports Radio (Saturday 12:00pm - 12:00am)
Weekends: Sounds of Worship (Sunday 6:00am - 12:00pm)
Weekends: FOX Sports Radio (Sunday 12:00pm - 12:00am)

WFCV-FM

Station History

100.1fm signed on December 10, 1963.

WCRD-FM

In 1963, Wells County Radio Corp. (Herman Zeps, C. D. Butler, David Butler, T. W. Kehoe, Paul Gebele, and Robert Elder) received a CP for a new 100.1fm with 3000 watts, from a tower at a bit above 50 feet.

WBGT-FM

WNUY-FM

Studios formerly located at 118 S. Main Street, Bluffton, IN 46714-2046. WNUY moved transmitter sites from Bluffton to Ossian, Indiana in February 2006. In April 2006, Independence Media purchased WNUY for $1 million from Wells County Radio Corp. Ed Roehling (Roehling Broadcast Services Ltd.) brokered the sale. In April 2008, WNUY flipped format from AC ("Y-100") to Talk ("FM 100.1 Talks"). Independence Media sold WNUY to Bott Broadcasting Co. in June 2011.

WFCV-FM

An LMA between Bott Broadcasting Co. and Independence Media of Indiana began on Friday June 24, 2011, and the new WFCV-FM debuted at 12:00PM, after twelve hours of construction noises.

For Further Reading...

"For the Record" Broadcasting. 65, no. 19. 4 November 1963. Page 98.
"Deals" Broadcasting and Cable. 135, no. 49. 5 December 2005. Page 27.


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