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The Essentials

Call Letters: WFCV
Frequency: 1090am
City of License: Fort Wayne
Metro(s): Fort Wayne
Power: 2500 watts - Daytime (ND) (Class B) (1000 watts - critical hours), D4
Format: Religious
Address: 3737 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805-5554
Phone: 260.423.2337
Ownership: Bott Broadcasting Co.
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


GM/SM: Dale Gerke
Chief Engineer: Mike Peters
OM: Kathy McClish



President/GM: Edward G. Thomas
Chief Engineer: Eugene A. Chase
PD: Rex W. Moad
PD: Paul Price


President: Clarence C. Moore
GM: Gordon Beck
GM: Charles (Chuck) Hatch
SM: Guy Ewing
PD: Gary Beck
News Director: Norman Pankop


GM: Greg Patten
Chief Engineer: Dane Smith
PD: Randy Erickson

Station History


Studios located at the Lincoln Tower (116 East Berry Street, Fort Wayne). Studios moved to 220 E. Jefferson Street, Fort Wayne (Telephone: Anthony 2295). We think 1090am WFTW appeared briefly in the 1940s, then signed off. Owned by Fort Wayne Broadcasting, Inc.

The current 1090am iteration signed on June 17, 1968. Clarence C. Moore (Fort Wayne Broadcasting Co.) owned the radio station.


In 1966, 1090am received a CP for 1kW - Directional Antenna - Day, Daytime only operation. Studios located at 424 Reed Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 (Telephone: 219.420.0446).


WFCV's calls stand for "Fort [wayne's] Christian Voice." Studios formerly located at 909 Coliseum Blvd., North, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-5535.

For Further Reading...

"For the Record" Broadcasting. 71, no. 15. 10 October 1966. Page 83.
"Deals" Broadcasting and Cable. 135, no. 49. 5 December 2005. Page 27.

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