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The Essentials

Call Letters: WGVE
Frequency: 88.7fm
City of License: Gary
Metro(s): Northwest Indiana
Power: 2100 watts @ 91 feet (Class A)
Format: R&B/Jazz
Address: 620 E. Tenth Place, Gary, IN 46402-2799
Address: 1800 E. 35th Avenue, Gary, IN 46409-1299
Phone: 219.962.7571
Phone: 219.962.9483
Ownership: Gary Community School Corp.
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Station Personnel


GM: Sarita Stevens
Chief Engineer: Ronald Borden
PD: Elizabeth Garcia
Student Run; Staff Changes Yearly


GM: Vernon Williams
PD: Lawrence Ventura

Station History

WGVE signed on in January 1954. Originally located at Lew Wallace High School, WGVE moved to the Gary Area Career Center in 1969. WGVE also increased power in 1969.

For Further Reading...

"Broadcasts By Clergy Approved For Schools." New York Times. 23 March 1997. Page 36.

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