WDVA

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WDVA
City of licenseDanville, Virginia
Broadcast areaDanville, Virginia
Chatham, Virginia
Eden, North Carolina
Yanceyville, North Carolina
Branding"AM 1250 WDVA"
Slogan"Danville's Christian Choice"
Frequency1250 AM kHz
First air dateJune 29, 1947
FormatUrban Gospel
Power5,000 Watts day and night
ClassB
Facility ID43244
Transmitter coordinates36°34′53.0″N 79°26′33.0″W / 36.581389°N 79.442500°W / 36.581389; -79.442500
Callsign meaningW Danville VirginiA
OwnerMitchell Communications, Inc.
WebcastWDVA Webstream
WebsiteWDVA Online
 
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WDVA
City of licenseDanville, Virginia
Broadcast areaDanville, Virginia
Chatham, Virginia
Eden, North Carolina
Yanceyville, North Carolina
Branding"AM 1250 WDVA"
Slogan"Danville's Christian Choice"
Frequency1250 AM kHz
First air dateJune 29, 1947
FormatUrban Gospel
Power5,000 Watts day and night
ClassB
Facility ID43244
Transmitter coordinates36°34′53.0″N 79°26′33.0″W / 36.581389°N 79.442500°W / 36.581389; -79.442500
Callsign meaningW Danville VirginiA
OwnerMitchell Communications, Inc.
WebcastWDVA Webstream
WebsiteWDVA Online

WDVA is a Urban Gospel formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Danville, Virginia, serving Danville and Chatham in Virginia and Eden and Yanceyville in North Carolina.[1] WDVA is owned and operated by Mitchell Communications, Inc.[2]

History[edit]

WDVA began broadcasting June 29, 1947. It was an affiliate of the Mutual Broadcasting System. The station was owned by Virginia-Carolina Broadcasting Corporation.[3] An ad in the trade publication Broadcasting promoted WDVA as "Danville's first 5,000-watt station ... 5:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved November 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "WDVA Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved November 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ "WDVA, Danville, Va., Commences Operation". Broadcasting. June 30, 1947. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "WDVA ad". Broadcasting. June 30, 1947. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 

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